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An accomplished musician with a passion for programming, Stanford medical student Sheun Aluko hopes to combine his interests as a doctor of the future.

An accomplished musician with a passion for programming, Stanford medical student Sheun Aluko hopes to combine his interests as a doctor of the future.

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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Paloma Marin-Nevarez once thought becoming a doctor was an unattainable goal. Now a Stanford medical student, she'll soon be an emergency medicine resident.

Paloma Marin-Nevarez once thought becoming a doctor was an unattainable goal. Now a Stanford medical student, she'll soon be an emergency medicine resident.

Stanford MD/PhD student Andrea Garofalo decided to pursue a medical career when he was 12, after a neurosurgeon successfully removed his brother's tumor.

Stanford MD/PhD student Andrea Garofalo decided to pursue a medical career when he was 12, after a neurosurgeon successfully removed his brother's tumor.

Inspired by his parents' experience as immigrants and his own volunteering at a homeless clinic, Stanford medical student Jimmy Zheng aspires to care for the marginalized.

Inspired by his parents' experience as immigrants and his own volunteering at a homeless clinic, Stanford medical student Jimmy Zheng aspires to care for the marginalized.

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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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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Shadowing a physician, Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph experiences the somber, yet hopeful setting of the intensive care unit for babies.

Shadowing a physician, Stanford medical student Lauren Joseph experiences the somber, yet hopeful setting of the intensive care unit for babies.

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MD/PhD student Tim Keyes left the lab for a week and reconnected with patients, volunteering at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

MD/PhD student Tim Keyes left the lab for a week and reconnected with patients, volunteering at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim reflects on the challenges of getting a good night's rest when you are a health care provider or a patient.

Stanford medical student Yoo Jung Kim reflects on the challenges of getting a good night's rest when you are a health care provider or a patient.

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Missing family while she's away at medical school, Stanford student Lauren Joseph stumbled across an unexpected reminder of people dear to her heart.

Missing family while she's away at medical school, Stanford student Lauren Joseph stumbled across an unexpected reminder of people dear to her heart.

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