In his last Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, a soon-to-graduate student reflects on his time in medical school and his time writing for Scope.
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.
Steven Zhang shares his insights on Match Day, when medical students across the country learn which residency program they've been matched with.
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.
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 Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Steven Zhang reflects on the importance of remembering that a patient is more than their "numbers."
Medical trainees, writes one student, are like glorified breathing-and-walking medical dictionaries. But, given their knowledge will ultimately help patients, that's okay.
"Of all the four pillars of medical ethics," writes this med student, "perhaps the most difficult one to uphold is justice, the obligation to treat all patients equally and fairly."
In this first-person piece, medical student Steve Zhang argues that medicine is intractable and unpredictable, and luck plays a larger role than one might think.
Future physicians may one day be practicing more as overseers rather than decision makers, argues Stanford medical student Steven Zhang.
Should research findings be moved to the clinic as soon as possible or should things move more slowly for patient safety? A med student explores the issues.
Dedicating a year to research, a Stanford medical student comes to terms with temporarily falling behind the constant flood of medical information.
There is an exhibit currently on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art titled “Standardized Patient” by Kerry Tribe. It’s a seventeen-minute, cringe-inducing …
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 …
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 …
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 …