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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.

A medical student shares how both storytelling and story-listening can be beneficial for physicians (and their patients).

A medical student shares how both storytelling and story-listening can be beneficial for physicians (and their patients).

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Medical trainees, writes one student, are like glorified breathing-and-walking medical dictionaries. But, given their knowledge will ultimately help patients, that's okay.

Medical trainees, writes one student, are like glorified breathing-and-walking medical dictionaries. But, given their knowledge will ultimately help patients, that's okay.

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In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged essay, Yoo Jung Kim discusses how she learned that it was okay not to know everything as a medical student.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged essay, Yoo Jung Kim discusses how she learned that it was okay not to know everything as a medical student.

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"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."

"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."

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