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Mark Real MD

Mark Real MD
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Mark Real is a third-year Internal Medicine resident at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. He developed an interest in writing while studying English and Theology as an undergraduate at Georgetown University. This essay was a product of a medical narrative elective Mark took as a first-year medical student at Georgetown University School of Medicine, a class taught be Dr. Margaret Cary, MD, MBA, MPH. Mark plans on entering a career as a gastroenterologist.
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Learning to Be a Doctor: Dissecting a Human Body

After being asked if donors gifting their bodies was in vain now that there are digital alternatives, a medical student learns the real value of the anatomy lab.