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Regardless of disruptions from COVID-19, medical education marches on, writes Stanford student Yoo Jung Kim, as she prepares for her intern year.

Regardless of disruptions from COVID-19, medical education marches on, writes Stanford student Yoo Jung Kim, as she prepares for her intern year.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford medical student Orly Farber writes about the importance of palliative care and comforting patients in-person when possible.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford medical student Orly Farber writes about the importance of palliative care and comforting patients in-person when possible.

Medical school classes have moved online for second-year Stanford student Lauren Joseph, and some lessons focus on the science of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Medical school classes have moved online for second-year Stanford student Lauren Joseph, and some lessons focus on the science of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to COVID-19, Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim celebrated an alternate Match Day with classmates (virtually) and family (in-person).

Due to COVID-19, Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim celebrated an alternate Match Day with classmates (virtually) and family (in-person).

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Stanford MD-PhD student Tim Keyes finds that the problem-solving approach he uses when coding also serves him well in a clinical setting.

Stanford MD-PhD student Tim Keyes finds that the problem-solving approach he uses when coding also serves him well in a clinical setting.

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"It matters to me, when holding a specimen or discussing a patient, that I not lose sight of the story and life behind the disease," writes Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph.

"It matters to me, when holding a specimen or discussing a patient, that I not lose sight of the story and life behind the disease," writes Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph.

Medical terminology standardizes the language physicians use, but it can created distance with patients, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.

Medical terminology standardizes the language physicians use, but it can created distance with patients, writes Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed.

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When he can't find time to fix the main light in his apartment, Stanford MD/PhD student Tim Keyes reconsiders the meaning of work-life balance.

When he can't find time to fix the main light in his apartment, Stanford MD/PhD student Tim Keyes reconsiders the meaning of work-life balance.

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Former and current Stanford medical students recommends several nonfiction books — as well as authors —that present science through a humanistic lens.

Former and current Stanford medical students recommends several nonfiction books — as well as authors —that present science through a humanistic lens.

Mr. X’s fingers were dying, and several were already dead, casualties of a vascular disease. It would help if the patient quit smoking. He politely refused.

Mr. X’s fingers were dying, and several were already dead, casualties of a vascular disease. It would help if the patient quit smoking. He politely refused.

The dizzying process of residency interviews prompted Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim to think about what it means to share your personal story.

The dizzying process of residency interviews prompted Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim to think about what it means to share your personal story.

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Working on a global health project in Bangladesh, Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed learned that a familiar place can have an unfamiliar medical culture.

Working on a global health project in Bangladesh, Stanford medical student Tasnim Ahmed learned that a familiar place can have an unfamiliar medical culture.

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