A – J

Alexandra Adams

The missing chapter in our curriculum

Morgan Alexander


Sara Ali

Medical education in medieval Islam

Amira Athanasios

Defining medicine

Henry Bair

A quiet night

Arpan K. Banerjee

India’s oldest medical schools

Samantha Below

The time between our hands

Pamela Brett-MacLean, Michelle Casavant, Shirley Serviss, and Alyssa Cruz

Shadowing Artists on the Wards: an undergraduate, arts-based medical elective

Nishitha Bujala

The medicine in our stars
The “Ne-Uro” mess

Martin Conwill

The benefit of literature to a medical student

Julia Dahlkamp

Incurably curious: mystery and drama in clinical case reports

Gulmira Derbissalina

The use of television series in medical education

Perry Dinardo

Partial eclipse of the heart

Martin Duke

A Teacher Remembered
A house call

George Dunea

PDF Document A plea for a continuing liberal education in medicine

The membership examination—then

Intercepted letters: the Wandervogel syndrome

Socrates on clinical excellence

Problems with medical records
The revolution of Abraham Flexner and its aftermath

John D. Ehrhardt, Jr. and J. Patrick O’Leary

Thomas Jefferson’s medical schools

Michael Ellman

Mrs. Collins and the Body Snatchers

Lee E. Eschenroeder

Aequanimitas and apathy

Howard Fischer

Not as a Stranger: The desperate medical student
Suspicious minds 
Medical school final exams: playing the odds
Pediatrics and theatrics
The good, the bad, and the regrettable
Movie review: Première Année (The Freshmen)

Robert Folberg

Saying thank you

Kevin R. Fontaine

On Longcope Rounds

Florence Gelo

Engage the emotions
“Looking at … Looking away”: a challenging and vital skill
An essential attitude of the heart
Not just for the sake of ourselves WIN ’23

Dean Gianakos

Things to think

Charlotte Grinberg

Wounding words

David Jeffrey

Empathy for medical students

K – P


Htet Khine

The “weak” intern

Trevor Klee

Suicide in medical school

Clara Koo

Are we culturally tone-deaf?

Kristin Krumenacker

Radiology and visual arts interpretation

Valeri Lantz-Gefroh

Bigger than a black box

Jeffery Lee

Cultivating clinical compassion with cultural encounters
Maintaining a moral compass in medicine

Norm Lieska

A window on iatrogenesis

Marco Luchetti

Simulation-based education and training: the reproduction of expert knowledge from military to healthcare applications

Rebecca MacDonell-Yilmaz

The language of medicine

Gregory M. Marcus

In defense of good pimping: the Socratic method

Matko Marusic

Studying medicine
Learning medicine by writing letters

Graham T. McMahon and Ruri Ashida

The checklist mentality

Elida Melova

Special abilities for a brave new world

Margaret Mitchell

Thank you notes

Samer Muallem

Ex memoriam: a eulogy for a med school factoid

Michelle Muscat

Wilson’s disease on television

Rubina Naqvi

Connecting literature with medicine

Emily Nghiem

Becoming Judith: the connection between Italian Baroque and anatomy lab

Julia Nguyen

A jigsaw puzzle

R – Z


Faraze Niazi and Jack Riggs

Certifying clinical competence: principles from the caliphate of al-Muqtadir

Thomas J. Papadimos

Observing the human condition: letters and case reports

Anthony Papagiannis

A classic case of vanity

Eliot’s triad: information, knowledge, and wisdom in medicine

To Sir, with gratitude

In a scan, darkly

William Penson

Using book clubs in higher education

Katrin Platzer

The changing role of the patient in medical practice

Michelle Ponder

The Imposters

Ann Redpath

That reminds me of a story: the language of narrative in medicine

Gregory Rutecki

A Dickensian medical education

Daniel V. Schidlow and Florence Gelo

Verdi and Velázquez: perceptive sensitization in clinical medical education

Mary V. Seeman

Dress makes the doctor

M. Saleem Seyal

Abraham Flexner: his life and legacy

P. Ravi Shankar

The influence of the internet on medical student learning: A personal perspective

Filip Šimunović

The first experiment

Tabitha Sparks

Literature in medical school: why, how, and if

Anjiya Sulaiman

A very interesting case

Edward Tabor

Research opportunities for medical students and residents
Learning the vocabulary of medicine (and other foreign languages) WIN ’23

Katie Taylor

Medicine’s old-school technology

David Todd

Medicine, a noble profession

Hugh Tunstall-Pedoe

Novice doctor at Guy’s Hospital in 1964

Scott D. Vander Ploeg

Healing literature

Michael Vassallo

Compassion and the art of medicine

Boris D. Veysman

Teaching death

Hedy S. Wald, Sheldon Rubenfeld, and Joseph J. Fins

The Holocaust as end stage disease: medical education as a moral imperative

L. Lewis Wall

On becoming a good physician

Mike Wong

Ports of Calls: toward a taxonomy of hospital on-call rooms

Annie Yeh

Humanism in medicine

David Nathaniel Yim

Everyone’s pain



Reading should be a pleasure, not a burden (Somerset Maugham)

Everyone is too busy (Lewis Thomas)

Bed-side library for medical students (Sir William Osler)
Beginnings of bedside teaching in Padua: Montanus
Tales out of medical school (Charles H. Halsted)
Informed consent (Charles H. Halsted)

Liverpool before the Beatles (George Dunea)

Baker-bates-isms (Eric Baker Bates)

The approach to the patient

Clinical teachings (Eric Baker Bates)
From here
Grand rounds
A day in the team room (Kirin Saint) WIN ’23
The fainting medical student (Howard Fischer) WIN ’23
The middle zone (Alfred David) WIN ’23
What is the point?
(Aariya Srinivasan) WIN ’23