Tag: empathy

Julia Danford Julia Danford (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Julia is a second year medical student at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In 2013, she graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a focus in poetry. Outside of school she enjoys reading short stories, spending time outside, and relaxing with friends.




My First Ethical Dilemma

It was Friday of the seventh week of my family medicine clerkship. I was tired. Tired from the day and, honestly, tired from the clerkship. I was ready for a change of pace. The next patient was Mr. S., a 30-year-old male, here for an establish care visit. I did not recognize the name. I reviewed his chart before the encounter, two visits in the system, both to the ER for cocaine-induced angina. I stereotyped him immediately. Not that this was right, but I did. I think everyone does.

Caleb Grote (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer Emeritus

University of Kansas Medical Center


I am a MD/PhD student that recently graduated from the University of Kansas Medical Center. My PhD research was focused on the role of sensory neuron insulin signaling in the pathogenesis of diabetic neuropathy. I matched into orthopedic surgery at my home institution.