Skip to content

Biomedical Odyssey

Life at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

medical student

I Will Never Know His Name

For most medical students, human cadaver lab is a unique instruction methodology that allows them to learn from the human body with hands-on experience. This vestige of medical education brings with it the gravity of the sacrifices each donor has made. Read as one first-year medical student explores her thoughts and reactions to the completion of her cadaver lab experience.

A group of doctors in a hurry down the hospital hallway for emergency.

Transitioning to the Wards

A student at the school of medicine reflects on his experience in a course that prepares students to transition from their preclinical education to caring for patients in the hospital as a member of the health care team.