On my OB Gyn rotation, an optional component is being able to observe during terminations of pregnancies. Because this is such a controversial topic, I thought others might be interested in reading about my experiences. I wrote these thoughts down several years ago, and I recently found them again: First, to give some background, one … Continue reading My experience with abortions
I wrote this down a long time ago when I was doing an obstetrics rotation in medical school. For this rotation, I had to do overnights in the Labor & Delivery unit, hanging around waiting for babies to be born to then run over and try to help deliver the baby, so I had some … Continue reading Vaccination Thoughts on Labor and Delivery
A few weeks ago, I participated in a health advocacy day in Sacramento, where those involved in public health issues could meet with state senators and assemblymen. I mostly followed around people who work for Community Health Partnership and some of their patients who had come up to the Capitol to advocate for the community … Continue reading Physician Political Activism
Stanford is affectionately called, The Farm. But that got me thinking that it sounds a bit like the site of a cult. How do you know a cult when you see one? Luckily, you can find anything you want online, including this checklist to help determine if something is a cult from the International Cultic Studies Association. Let's … Continue reading Is Medical School a Cult?
I was recently asked about my favorite class in medical school. At Stanford, the courses can be do diverse from day to day that it would be hard to really characterize one as being my favorite. Overall I love the courses, and even when there elements I don't like, I often understand the importance and … Continue reading When med school got real
This week, I started as a student at Stanford University School of Medicine. It's the start of a great new adventure.