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Samantha Kass

Samantha Kass
Samantha Kass Newman is a 3rd-year internal medicine resident at NYU School of Medicine. Next year, she will serve as chief resident at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. In her (minimal) free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Brian, their dog, and their baby boy.
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My Doctor Diagnosed Me With Thin White Female Syndrome

When a medical student developed anxiety related to major transitions in her life, her doctor diagnosed Thin White Female Syndrome and gave her Ativan. Was this good medicine?