Looking back on a challenging year, a medical student describes how 2020 revealed what is most important to him.
Adapting to her new environment in grad school has not only required Riley Bannon to learn new things, but also unlearn the way she thought about education and success.
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.
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 […]
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 […]