The hospital room was dark when I entered. Soft music played in the background and behind a drawn curtain a nurse called out protectively, “Yes?” Pulling aside the curtain, I led with my credentials, “It’s just the med student.” I tried to sound confident–like I belonged. “Max,” I added hastily. This was my second week […]
Who needs doctors anyway?
As fascinating as the human body is, after studying it for the better part of my entire lifetime and dissecting every square inch of it in a gross lab, few things seem to amaze me anymore. Physiology and pathology concepts have become mundane. I talk about feces and urine almost as if they are causal […]
These past two weeks have been “Women’s Health Weeks.” We have been learning about illnesses that affect mostly women. Along with illness, we were taught some physiology pertaining to females only. The most exciting thing we talked about was delivering a baby, something only a woman can do. It is easy to get bogged down […]