M1 Column: Caution: Doctor-In-Training by Jeffrey Lam

M1 Column: Caution: Doctor-In-Training by Jeffrey Lam

The first few days of school felt like any other orientation — making new friends, talking logistics, and “orienting” ourselves. Now, six weeks later, I am making bad puns about histology, flipping through “high-yield” pictures of dead bodies, and playing doctor with...
Cadaver by John Sanderson

Cadaver by John Sanderson

Here we were, five first-year students less than two weeks into medical school, about to go through an intimate rite of passage on our paths to becoming doctors. It was an exceptionally intimate one at that, although we were just starting to get to know each other....
Mask Off: Under the Guise of Implicit Bias by Aida Alazar

Mask Off: Under the Guise of Implicit Bias by Aida Alazar

Understanding etymology is helpful in medicine. “Genu” and “corpus” are Latin for knee and body, respectively. “Hippos” is Greek for “horse” and “kampos” for “sea monster.” (Can you tell I am in a brain sciences block?) Now, let us understand the meaning of one of...