During the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford medical student Orly Farber writes about the importance of palliative care and comforting patients in-person when possible.
The coronavirus pandemic interrupted medical education for students around the U.S., but they continue to contribute, writes Stanford student Orly Farber.
No matter how busy they are, Stanford interns and residents often stop for teachable moments, and medical students are grateful, writes Orly Farber.
Mr. X’s fingers were dying, and several were already dead, casualties of a vascular disease. It would help if the patient quit smoking. He politely refused.
Stanford medical student Orly Farber ponders what she's seen and learned from clerkships in OB/GYN, emergency medicine, ambulatory medicine and surgery.
Stanford medical student Orly Farber ponders her response to the ubiquitous question: What will you choose for your specialty?
Third year medical student Orly Farber discovers the whirlwind of clinical rotations and the satisfaction of not just learning, but doing medicine.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, second-year medical student Orly Farber discusses her plans for preparing for the Step 1 exam.
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 piece, second-year student Orly Farber shares her experiences getting into medical school.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.
Orly Farber, a second-year medical student, shares her experience treating a woman with a facial wound.
Second-year medical student Orly Farber reflects on the wildfires that have burned through Northern and Southern California this month.
A Stanford medical student discusses her take on whether doctors in training should “play” the patient.
Stanford's Orly Farber reflects on successfully finishing her first year of medical school.
First-year medical student Orly Farber shares lessons learned after hearing about a loved one's disease.