Tag: mental health

Iman Soliman Iman Soliman (1 Posts)

Iman Soliman is a junior neuroscience major at Temple University. She is enrolled in the Health Scholars Program, a combined BS+MD program with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine. Iman is passionate about volunteer work through her role as the president of Temple's chapter of United Muslim Relief, a nonprofit organization which provides humanitarian services both nationally and internationally. She enjoys her research on gene profiling in melanoma and its prospects for personalized medicine. Iman hopes to pursue a career in pediatrics or as an OB/GYN.




Smile

The entirety of the third year of medical school is an act. If you want to be a good medical student, you are what your team wants you to be. Amenable, pliant, easygoing — even when inside you are a bitter angry little thing who’s tired of being pushed around.

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.

Leor Arbel (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Central Florida College of Medicine


Leor Arbel is a fourth year medical student at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and a voracious doodler.