Every year, a new crop of interns at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center creates an oath, a “North Star” to help guide us through residency and reaffirm our collective commitment to humanism and professionalism. This year it will be a bit different.
Every summer, a fresh crop of physicians enters the workforce. Overnight, trainees begin new roles and take on new responsibilities. You could imagine that we transition gracefully, like caterpillars turned butterflies, wings beating with effortless aerodynamics upon emerging from the chrysalis. Truthfully, we are more akin to baby birds, pushed off a branch and made […]
Aug 28, 2019
As I near the end of my research experience here at Johns Hopkins, I am struggling to sort out the mixed emotions going through my mind. A full 2,975 miles from home, I would be lying if I told you that the homesickness had not yet managed a grip. But as I begin to wrap […]
Jul 28, 2015