Tag: mental health

Richard Zhang Richard Zhang (1 Posts)

Contributing Writerr

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University


I am a second year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, in Philadelphia. When I am not dressed in a white coat or poring over lecture notes, you can often find me pursuing my passions in history, digital art, running, and lifting weighted disks.




What Does It Mean Now?

And what does it mean now? To be accepted? To be initiated, congratulated and nudged toward a curriculum made jokingly infamous by well-meaning administrators and by a culture which treats such consuming endeavors as medical school like abstract forms of busyness?

The Upside of Depression: An Optimistic Medical Student’s Journey to Find the Silver Lining with an Oxymoron

Depression — the term itself certainly does well to evoke a feeling of doom and negativity. On an everyday basis, we often associate feelings such as the disappointment from a poor test score, the physical exhaustion incurred from a stressful day, and even the unexpected blight of cloudy grey skies, with depression.

Adventure #11: Cooking Mama

As a budding third year just starting out on my clinical rotations, I’ve recently learned the value of a home-cooked meal — there’s only so much take-out Chinese, microwaveable pizza rolls, and leftovers from last week’s lunch that my tastebuds will tolerate. It was only when one of my friends pointed out that it’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve eaten a vegetable that I realized I needed to make changes in my life: specifically, culinary ones.

Kevin Shi Kevin Shi (4 Posts)

Writer-in-Training

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine


I'm just a dude trying to find my way in the world through (public) health and advancing APIA status.