Category: medical students

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The A-Ha Moment

21 Nov 2019

By Alyssa Brown It started snowing this weekend, and it is the first snow of the year. I was staring out the window dreading the next six months of winter. I was also trying to think of something to...

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An Incomplete Solution

02 Oct 2019

By Elizabeth Lim As a medical student and an aspiring surgeon, I enjoy when there is a definite solution or an answer to a problem. The level of satisfaction knowing that something is fixable is i...

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A Transplant Reflection

09 Aug 2019

By Priya Suri At first glance, he was a sinewy man—built long and hard. He was wheeled into the operating room (OR) intubated and eyes blinking. Was he blinded by the blaring white lights just l...

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Waiting Your Turn

08 May 2019

By Alyssa Brown I remember very clearly the first time I heard about Match Day.  We were sitting in the lecture hall, and we stopped lecture to watch the live stream of Match Day.  This was almo...

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Gimme Shelter

23 Jan 2019

By Alyssa Brown         “It’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away,” blared the music in the OR.   There was a flurry of hands and spurts of blood. But I should start at the be...