After a clerkship in surgery, fourth-year medical student Jon Sole was forced to reevaluate his desire to become a surgeon. What he found surprised him.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, Orly Farber reflects on how medical students can try to be like machines, temporarily, but remain very human.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, a first-year student shares the more difficult aspects of medical school.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, fourth-year medical student, Nathaniel Fleming gives advice to future medical students.
This In the Spotlight Q&A features Eddy Albarran, a graduate student in neurosciences, who is from Peru, loves languages, and is passionate about advocacy.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, medical student Yoo Jung Kim discusses the importance of effectively communicating with patients.
In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, medical student Lauren Joseph shares her experience about obtaining consent in the medical field.
Fulfilling relationships, no-tech time and forgiveness are the three things this medical student says have made her feel re-energized, focused and happy.
Stanford medical student Anna Goshua reflects on her first assigned encounter with a patient.
Graduate student Krissie Tellez discusses her research on hormones and offers advice for future graduate students in this In the spotlight Q&A.
Medical student describes how continuity clinic helps him gain real-life outpatient medical training that's essential to his residency.
A Stanford Medicine course explored medicine through the filmmaker's lens, with themes of empathy, education, nonverbal communication and storytelling.
A student shares how the most important lesson she learned during medical school was to seize every opportunity to spend time with loved ones.
In this piece, a fourth-year medical student shares a recent patient encounter and what he's learned about breaking bad news to patients.
Stanford graduate student Francis Aguisanda shares his struggles with mental illness in this piece, which he wrote to let others know they are not alone.
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.