Tag: patient story

Ria Pal Ria Pal (7 Posts)

Editor-in-Chief and Former Medical Student Editor (2016)

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry


Ria is a Class of 2018 medical student. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a BS in neuroscience. Her interests include human behavior, social justice work, art, public health, and mnemonics.




Magic

“Dan the magic man,” Q replied. Q rummaged through his jacket pocket and pulled out a quarter. A childish smile brought the color back to his face as he attempted to make the coin disappear into thin air and then pull it out from behind my ear.

Do What You Can

On inpatient pediatrics, I helped care for a young boy admitted following urological complications after surgery. I first heard about him during morning sign-out: he was in severe pain, and his Foley catheter kept getting clogged and needed to be flushed repeatedly.

Linda Paniszyn (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Albany Medical College


Linda Paniszyn is a third year medical student at Albany Medical College and aspiring future primary care internist with a passion for service. Besides chatting with patients, she is rejuvenated by spending time with her friends and family, baking, and staying active.