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Nichole Boisvert

Nichole Boisvert

Nichole Boisvert wrote this story when she was a medical student at Georgetown University School of Medicine participating in Margaret Cary, MD's Narrative Medicine course.

She is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician practicing in Martinez, California. She did her Practice residency at Contra Costa Medical Center in Northern California. She received a BS from Marist College where she majored in biomedical science, creative writing, and chemistry

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My First Patient, My First Death

A young medical student recalls the indelible experience of taking care of a dying patient. It is the story of her first patient and her first death.