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Olivia Roy Olivia Roy (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Northeast Ohio Medical University


My name’s Olivia, and I’m a medical student. I live in Northeast Ohio where it snows for half the year and rains for the other half. I’m obviously into science, but I also like literature. And music. And history. And lots of other things that might not seem to pertain to medicine, but they really do.




Reproductive Rights Reflection

She doesn’t know that, just on the other side of the door, there is a beautiful room filled with the smell of eucalyptus, sounds of water trickling and dimmed lighting dedicated to putting her mind at rest. That next to that is a room full of grateful and relieved women looking forward to the rest of their lives.

Physicians as Leaders: The Need for a Novel Curriculum Addressing Health Care Reform

Nationally, our current medical education model fails to address the fundamental tenets of the U.S. health care system, health care policy, and business management. Despite the recent major shift in health care policy, medical schools have proved universally inept at equipping future doctors with the knowledge and tools they need to influence policy in their professional field and to thrive in their careers.

The Romantic Patient

A glimpse into today’s media is enough to understand the general attitude of modern medicine and health care. While the majority of the population regards scientific progress as a blessing, a not-so-small minority is fearful of how this will negatively impact their health.

Kamiar-K. Rueckert Kamiar-K. Rueckert (4 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Riga Stradins University


Kamiar-K. Rueckert is currently in his 6th year of Medical School in Riga, Latvia. In 2016, he founded www.psgriga.org in order to establish a foundation for students to learn about emotions in healthcare and psychosomatic concepts. He likes Hummus, continental philosophy and smoked Blutwurst. His previous articles have been published in theviennapsychoanalyst.at and the printed and online version of the Latvian student magazine semperanticus.lv.