Tag: palliative care

Samer Bou Karroum Samer Bou Karroum (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

American University of Beirut


Medical student at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Other than medicine, my interests include philosophy, medical ethics, research, and journalism.




Palliative Care: What Makes a Life Worth Living?

The traditional structure of medical education begins with teaching normal anatomy and physiology followed by the various pathologies and treatments. Once students reach the clinical years, we are taught to think in the form of a SOAP note. First, perform a history and physical; then, order the necessary diagnostic tests to obtain your subjective and objective information. Next, form your assessment and plan — what is the problem, and how do you fix it?

Damien Zreibe Damien Zreibe (8 Posts)

Writer-in-Training

University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine


Hello! My name is Damien and I'm a student at the University of South Florida's College of Medicine. I was born and raised on the island of Antigua, and have been writing poetry and fiction for years. I hope you enjoy my work!