Category: medical students

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Practicing medicine and surgery in different languages

14 Jul 2021

By Gabriela Azevedo Sansoni  One of the keys to a good healthcare professional and patient rapport is communication. This may seem obvious because it is very generic and can be applied to all hu...

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Avoiding Bias in Letter Writing

08 Jul 2021

By Dr. Chantal Reyna It has been shown that implicit bias exists within letters of recommendation written for medical students applying for residency. In regard to gender, female applicants were more...

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Code Blue

01 Jan 2021

By Rachel Salinas The first code blue that I ever witnessed was called on my grandfather during my third year of medical school. He had been in the ICU for seven weeks after there were unexpected com...

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The Distance Between Two Worlds

29 Apr 2020

By Alyssa Brown I want you to think of your first love.  Close your eyes, and think of them. Mine was a blonde-haired nerdy linebacker on my college’s football team. I remember the heartbreak of h...