Original stories by and about people in medicine.
The eyelid area is a common area for non-melanoma skin cancers, such as basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, accounting for about 5-10% of all skin cancers.Read More
We were told that as third-year medical students, we are lucky because we have time to really get to know our patients as people. It turns out to be true.Read More
A medical student learns about empathy from a busy pediatrician who advised her that learning from patients’ stories can be more important than giving medications.Read More
A family doctor relates the sad story of a fatal medical error that killed her friend Bob and ended up influencing her work for years to come.Read More
Christine Kahan describes the emotional, physical, and financial cost of her and her husband Aaron’s infertility journey—destination IVF.Read More