Original stories by and about people in medicine.
Playing music is a ritual in my family. But it wasn’t until I became a physician that I understood that it could also console and bring hope.Read More
The colors purple and blue have a long and complex history that touches on social privilege, experimentation, cell biology, and more.Read More
A medical student who developed anxiety related to major transitions in her life was diagnosed with Thin White Female Syndrome and given AtivanRead More
The heartbreaking sound of a mother’s howl helped a medical student appreciate the huge responsibility of giving bad news about a loved one.Read More
After learning a screening colonoscopy would cost him $8500, the (uninsured) author of this story shopped around and ended up saving $6820!Read More
Many people seek the approval of others at the expense of their own self-esteem. Here’s how to seize permission to live life on your terms.Read More
My boyfriend told me I was crazy and I believed him. I later learned that emotional abuse is part of the cycle of abuse.Read More