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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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The room is thick with sweat; we watch the windows cry. The fans seem to be cycling hot air, blowing it back in our faces …

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 …