Author: Paras Patel

Paras Patel Paras Patel (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer Emeritus

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


Looking to learn about the best ways to connect with our patients and heal our communities




On Patient Care: What Does It Mean to Be Genuine?

On occasion, I really dislike science—and that’s putting it lightly. My application essays to medical school were full of statements like “I love studying the inner workings of the mitochondrial membrane” and “biochemistry is life’s greatest joy.” Back then I might have believed those assertions on some level (probably not), but what I did know for sure was that I wasn’t alone. I didn’t really know anyone who got into medical school that cared a ton …

Paras Patel Paras Patel (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer Emeritus

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


Looking to learn about the best ways to connect with our patients and heal our communities