Looking back on a challenging year, a medical student describes how 2020 revealed what is most important to him.
Challenges are inevitable, particularly for those working in STEM fields. Ph.D. candidate Roshan Chikarmane shares a story that demonstrates how to recognize strategic inflection points and emerge more resilient than before.
Apr 21, 2020
Like many medical schools across the nation, mine taught its first-year anatomy course through dissection of human bodies. Donors of cadavers donate their bodies for the education of medical students, specifically for the anatomy dissection course. It seemed violent, grotesque and bizarre to cut open a preserved, very dead human body. The only way I […]
May 3, 2019
At the end of May, I finished graduate school and resumed medical school. Returning to clinical rotations with a fresh perspective, I have been able to more clearly reflect on the many lessons we learn from everyday interactions with patients, caregivers and colleagues. I would like to share a few valuable lessons. My first rotation […]
Sep 5, 2018