In, but Out: In this series, we will discuss the idea of being part of a particular community (African Americans, Female, Disability, Latinos, Christians, LGBT, and any other self-identifying group), but still feel like an outsider. There is an assumption

"All adventurous women do." This is the title of an episode and line from the critically acclaimed series on HBO called Girls season 1 episode 3 that is loosely based on Millennial, Lena Dunham's life. Lena Dunham is known as

How do you choose a doctor? Do you ask for a reference from a trusted friend or do you do a Google search? There are some health startups assisting patients trying to locate an appointment with immediate availability with a

On October 5, 2016, I attended a prescreening of the movie The Accountant which was released on October 14, 2016. The invitation was through an Alumni event hosted by the University of Pennsylvania with a forum with the director, Gavin O'Connor proceeding the

A shortage of primary care physicians  is predicted by 2025. With medical school applicants at a steady rise, why are there not enough graduates entering the primary care field? There is a well-established training process on what specialty physician's choose after completing

Do No Harm is the well known Hippocratic mantra that is synonymous with the fundamental ethical way physicians practice medicine. This pledge is the ideal belief that most thoughtful, responsible doctors adopt as they build their career. Is there a

When you turn 40 years old, there are several times you think back to decisions you made throughout those years. Ever since I can remember, I knew I wanted to be a doctor. Medicine was always a part of my

How does one go about reviving a failing healthcare system of a major Ivy League university? According to Dr. Arthur Rubenstein, you add humanity. Dr. Arthur Rubenstein is a 78-year-old endocrinologist, specializing in diabetes, from South Africa. Patient-centered care is

There are several expectations and characteristics associated with what is imagined to be an ideal physician. If a profile of a physician existed it may consist of something like this: A high achiever that is considered extremely intelligent, empathetic and

"Mom, Dad I want to become a physician." Most parents hearing this sentence from their college student are extremely excited and proud. Some may naturally feel overwhelmed with the prospect of hundreds and thousands of dollars in medical school tuition bills,

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