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Every Tuesday at noon, the pediatric oncology team skips their usual lunch plans and gathers for tumor board. Unfortunately, it’s as grim as it sounds …

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They say to avoid going to the hospital during July, which is when the newly branded doctors start working after receiving their medical degrees a …

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Certain details in this entry have been omitted or changed to protect the identity of the patient. One of my patients is on the verge of …

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The common critique of surgeons lobbed from their medicine colleagues is the scant amount of time spent with their patients. As the argument goes, surgery …

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Aside from the look of paranoia and confusion on our faces, we medical students can also be identified by our badges, which have “MEDICAL STUDENT” …

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Running has been a constant in my life and it always will be. I've gone on runs in snowstorms and 100-plus degree heat waves, Christmas …

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Certain details in this entry have been omitted or changed to protect the identity of the patient. In medical training, each morning begins with pre-rounds, a …

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Stanford Medicine Unplugged is a forum for students to chronicle their experiences in medical school. The student-penned entries appear on Scope once a week; the …

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Stanford Medicine Unplugged (formerly SMS Unplugged) is a forum for students to chronicle their experiences in medical school. The student-penned entries appear on Scope once a …

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