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Surgeons should hone their non-technical skills (communication, teamwork, leadership) as they are key elements of patient safety.
A medical student who developed anxiety related to major transitions in her life was diagnosed with Thin White Female Syndrome and given Ativan
A medical student finally learned how to give permission to himself to explore his memories and experience his emotions.
The heartbreaking sound of a mother's howl helped a medical student appreciate the huge responsibility of giving bad news about a loved one.
If you combine an insatiable desire to expand skills with a fearlessness to walk away, you can have a long, exciting career in medicine.
A medical student's mom told her witnessing her grandfather's agonizing death was a gift, implying that it would make her a better doctor.
The number of medical school graduates greatly exceeds the number of 1st-year residency positions. There's a serious physician training shortage in the US.
How working as a phlebotomist turned out to be an excellent preparation for medical school.
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.
Individuals and their caregivers are the greatest untapped sources of information, knowledge, and motivation
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.
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.