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This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.

This In the Spotlight features Stanford psychiatry resident Omar Sahak, who failed his first college biology class but forged his own path to medicine.

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Why do doctors become less curious over time? And how can it be fixed? Physician Amitha Kalaichandran discusses the importance of promoting curiosity.

Why do doctors become less curious over time? And how can it be fixed? Physician Amitha Kalaichandran discusses the importance of promoting curiosity.

A team from Stanford's Medicine and the Muse were special guests at the Sorbonne for a collaboration exploring empathy and emotion in clinical encounters.

A team from Stanford's Medicine and the Muse were special guests at the Sorbonne for a collaboration exploring empathy and emotion in clinical encounters.

Stanford welcomed 90 new MD students and 28 PA students during ceremonies this week. The students received words of wisdom, white coats and stethoscopes.

Stanford welcomed 90 new MD students and 28 PA students during ceremonies this week. The students received words of wisdom, white coats and stethoscopes.

Incoming first-year Stanford medical students got to know each other and spend time hiking at a pre-orientation camping trip in the Sierra.

Incoming first-year Stanford medical students got to know each other and spend time hiking at a pre-orientation camping trip in the Sierra.

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Stanford Medicine faculty Audrey Shafer and Mary Hawn shared experiences from their memorable college summers with Stanford News.

Stanford Medicine faculty Audrey Shafer and Mary Hawn shared experiences from their memorable college summers with Stanford News.

The School of Medicine's new Discovery Curriculum provides the flexibility for students to pursue research opportunities.

The School of Medicine's new Discovery Curriculum provides the flexibility for students to pursue research opportunities.

Dean Lloyd Minor and Provost Persis Drell offer inspiring words to the graduates at the 2019 School of Medicine commencement ceremony.

Dean Lloyd Minor and Provost Persis Drell offer inspiring words to the graduates at the 2019 School of Medicine commencement ceremony.

First-year medical student Lauren Joseph reflects on how her medical training has caused past habits and memories to resurface.

First-year medical student Lauren Joseph reflects on how her medical training has caused past habits and memories to resurface.

In an editorial, a Stanford resident argues for the need to enhance physician education about marijuana to help guide clinical decisions.

In an editorial, a Stanford resident argues for the need to enhance physician education about marijuana to help guide clinical decisions.

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.

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.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, graduating student Nathaniel Fleming discusses the benefits of writing during his time in medical school.

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged post, graduating student Nathaniel Fleming discusses the benefits of writing during his time in medical school.