The COVID-19 pandemic has instilled feelings of uneasiness and fear, and raised questions about what the future holds. First-year medical student Sumil Nair looks at how these emotions are all too familiar to patients on the organ transplant list, a process dramatically affected by the pandemic.
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Much of the general public believes oncology is a “sad” field. Amol Narang, and many other practicing oncologists, disagree. Learn about his inspiring profession and why he would choose to be an oncologist time and time again.
Maryland has plenty of beautiful sights, be it through scenic drives or stunning hiking trails. Take some time for yourself, and find peace in these natural masterpieces.
In honor of Election Day in the United States, here is a collection of recent posts by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine students discussing the various intersections of science and politics.
This summer’s reflection on systemic racial injustice needs to be more than just a moment if we’re going to create lasting change in Johns Hopkins institutions. Student groups like the Biomedical Engineering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee and the Biomedical Scholars Association are committed to seeing that change.
Join the Johns Hopkins Science Policy Group to help create high quality, reliable content about why it’s important for STEM majors to vote and what science issues are on the ballot this fall!
An emerging trend is taking place in medical education: visits to art museums. Read how a medical student at Johns Hopkins experienced the benefits of a collaborative museum-based experiential learning session with his colleagues, led by professor of psychiatry Meg Chisolm and associate professor Susan Lehmann.
For a career in science, well-written papers, grants and presentations are a must. Learn how neuroscience graduate student Riley Bannon started a free editing service for the Hopkins community.
The Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Mental Health Grad Network honor winners of the Meyer-Beers essay contest, which aimed to raise awareness about the high prevalence of mental health conditions and neurodiversity in academia.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee along with former executive vice president of the American Cancer Society and Hopkins oncologist Otis Brawley spoke with the Washington Post about how COVID-19 affects cancer outcomes.