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After beginning her training in clinical reasoning, a first-year medical student considers the similarities between doctors and detectives.

After beginning her training in clinical reasoning, a first-year medical student considers the similarities between doctors and detectives.

A soon-to-graduate medical student talks about the challenges of studying and practicing medicine and encourages doctors-in-training to ask for help when they need it.

A soon-to-graduate medical student talks about the challenges of studying and practicing medicine and encourages doctors-in-training to ask for help when they need it.

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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged article, a second-year student reflects on how much she's learned since beginning medical school.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged article, a second-year student reflects on how much she's learned since beginning medical school.

A fourth-year Stanford medical student reflects on this year's Match Day.

A fourth-year Stanford medical student reflects on this year's Match Day.

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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, writer Nathaniel Fleming shares how he responds to requests for medical advice from friends or family.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, writer Nathaniel Fleming shares how he responds to requests for medical advice from friends or family.

Steven Zhang shares his insights on Match Day, when medical students across the country learn which residency program they've been matched with.

Steven Zhang shares his insights on Match Day, when medical students across the country learn which residency program they've been matched with.

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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, second-year student Orly Farber shares her experiences getting into medical school.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, second-year student Orly Farber shares her experiences getting into medical school.

When thinking about which extracurriculars to do in medical school, this student asks herself, "What matters to me, and why?”

When thinking about which extracurriculars to do in medical school, this student asks herself, "What matters to me, and why?”

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.

Behind the lens and filters of Instagram is the truth about how hard it is to actually do medicine, and what Instagram doesn't exactly showcase.

Behind the lens and filters of Instagram is the truth about how hard it is to actually do medicine, and what Instagram doesn't exactly showcase.

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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim discusses the importance of effectively communicating with patients.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim discusses the importance of effectively communicating with patients.

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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, medical student Lauren Joseph shares her experience about obtaining consent in the medical field.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, medical student Lauren Joseph shares her experience about obtaining consent in the medical field.

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Fulfilling relationships, no-tech time and forgiveness are the three things this medical student says have made her feel re-energized, focused and happy.

Fulfilling relationships, no-tech time and forgiveness are the three things this medical student says have made her feel re-energized, focused and happy.