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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.

A student shares how the most important lesson she learned during medical school was to seize every opportunity to spend time with loved ones.

A student shares how the most important lesson she learned during medical school was to seize every opportunity to spend time with loved ones.

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In this piece, a fourth-year medical student shares a recent patient encounter and what he's learned about breaking bad news to patients.

In this piece, a fourth-year medical student shares a recent patient encounter and what he's learned about breaking bad news to patients.

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Medical and PA students have spent the fall using cadavers to study the human body. And as this student points out, they've learned a lot more than anatomy.

Medical and PA students have spent the fall using cadavers to study the human body. And as this student points out, they've learned a lot more than anatomy.

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A fourth-year medical student outlines the benefits of completing an ob-gyn rotation and delivering babies, despite having no plans to work in that area.

A fourth-year medical student outlines the benefits of completing an ob-gyn rotation and delivering babies, despite having no plans to work in that area.

Second-year medical student Orly Farber reflects on the wildfires that have burned through Northern and Southern California this month.

Second-year medical student Orly Farber reflects on the wildfires that have burned through Northern and Southern California this month.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Steven Zhang reflects on the importance of remembering that a patient is more than their "numbers."

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Steven Zhang reflects on the importance of remembering that a patient is more than their "numbers."

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After a health scare, this medical student gives thanks to her support network and the many medical professionals who took care of her.

After a health scare, this medical student gives thanks to her support network and the many medical professionals who took care of her.