Benjamin Ostrander is a third-year medical student who strives to keep life infinitely interesting through creativity with words, food, music, medicine and more.
“See one, do one, teach one,” is the traditional adage by which physicians learn their trade. This apprenticeship model in medicine is often credited to… Read More »Learning Through Apprenticeship: A Continued Pillar of Medical Education
While entering a clinic room one day, I closely followed the attending physician as she greeted the patient and made introductions. That morning I was… Read More »Electronic Health Records Shape the Medical Student Experience
The American Medical Association, or AMA, is the largest association of physicians and medical trainees in the United States. This organization has also established itself… Read More »Hopkins Medical Students Shape National Health Policy Through the AMA
“Now that would be an amazing app for patients!” she exclaimed to her colleague. “Agreed. We could have our own little startup on the side,”… Read More »Top Five Strategies to Generate Great Ideas and Build a Successful Startup
As an undergraduate, I frequently shadowed physicians and remember vividly many moments and anecdotes from those experiences, many of which would go on to shape… Read More »The Debate Behind Balancing Resident Work Hours
Traditionally, medical school is viewed as a continuous four-year educational experience. In reality, the structure of medical education is that of contrasting, dichotomous learning methodologies… Read More »Hopkins Students Craft Their Own Medical School Experience
In the wake of a seismic shift in the political environment in the United States, with a new presidential administration and the promised rapid repeal… Read More »In the Wake of ACA Repeal, Medical Students Unify to “#ProtectOurPatients”