Medical school classes have moved online for second-year Stanford student Lauren Joseph, and some lessons focus on the science of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"It matters to me, when holding a specimen or discussing a patient, that I not lose sight of the story and life behind the disease," writes Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph.
Shadowing a physician, Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph experiences the somber, yet hopeful setting of the intensive care unit for babies.
Missing family while she's away at medical school, Stanford student Lauren Joseph stumbled across an unexpected reminder of people dear to her heart.
Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph writes about gaining confidence as she enters her second year and begins interacting with patients.
First-year medical student Lauren Joseph reflects on how her medical training has caused past habits and memories to resurface.
After beginning her training in clinical reasoning, a first-year medical student considers the similarities between doctors and detectives.
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 piece, a first-year student shares the more difficult aspects of medical school.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, medical student Lauren Joseph shares her experience about obtaining consent in the medical field.
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.
A first-year medical student talks about how she plans to maintain her sense of compassion during medical training.