Martin Verbic

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I'm Martin Verbic, a medical student, basketball player and musician. I write the blog you're looking at and a weekly medical newsletter called Sunday MashUp.


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Reflecting On a Year Of Coding and Blogging

Reflecting On a Year Of Coding and Blogging

After a year of blogging and coding I realised how much I learned in the process. This article focuses on what exactly this has been. I like to think it's not just another article on the web, but rather a valuable reflection for anyone who has ever considered blogging.

1 December 2019 • 6 min read
Failure Is The Driving Force Of Improvement

Failure Is The Driving Force Of Improvement

Many successful people say that one cannot succeed without failure first. It's very similar in big industries such as aviation and healthcare. But that doesn't mean that you cannot include it in your lifestyle. Quite the opposite - you should.

11 July 2019 • 5 min read
The Most Useful Memorisation Techniques Explained

The Most Useful Memorisation Techniques Explained

MedAT is a rigorous medical school admissions exam performed by medical schools in Austria to choose their top 10% of candidates. One task involves memorising 8 patient records in 8 minutes. How to achieve such levels of memorisation, integrate the techniques and apply them? Find out here.

5 May 2019 • 7 min read



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The Best Watches for (Medical) Students

The Best Watches for (Medical) Students

I've been fascinated by smartwatches and fitness trackers ever since I got my first one. I honestly don't pay much attention to analogue watches, but they can be just as great. So I opted-in for a collaboration post with someone who knows a bit more about them.

15 May 2020 • 7 min read
I Changed My View About Social Media

I Changed My View About Social Media

About a year ago I was actively trying to stay off social media. I felt like every platform has become so overcrowded that it’s better to just ignore everything. I even wrote a couple of posts about it. In the last couple of weeks, I changed my perspective on it. Let me explain.

26 April 2020 • 2 min read
The Definitive Guide to a Digital (Medical) Student

The Definitive Guide to a Digital (Medical) Student

What tools to use to study and be flexible? What works and what doesn’t when it comes to studying, lectures and note-taking? And how to approach digital detox amid all the tech you're going to add.

20 April 2020 • 10 min read