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.
A medical student reflects on a recent encounter with a patient who shared painful details of his life for the first time.
Nov 30, 2020 No comments
Years of carrying a massive backpack full of books to make it here — to OR2 of the Weinberg Building at The Johns Hopkins Hospital — had given me terrible lower back pain at the ripe old age of 23. My goal was to focus on the procedure, but my back throbbed, and my sleep-deprived […]
Oct 11, 2016
The atmosphere in the Albert H. Owens Jr. Auditorium in the David H. Koch Cancer Research Building was buzzing with conversation and an intellectual energy. More tha 100 people, ranging from nurses and physicians to administrators and patients who came as far as Brazil and as close as the hospital next door, were gathered for […]
Jun 30, 2016
Before I came to medical school, I had a very simple understanding of the components of patient care. In my mind, all patients had the same basic needs, which physicians provided along the road to cure. After four years, I now realize patient populations are incredibly diverse and far more complex than I could have […]
Jul 6, 2015