Tag: poetry

Srihari Govind (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry


I am a medical student in the first year aged 18, studying at Mahtma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute in Pondicherry, India. Love to travel and try new food. Write a bit of poetry and most probably am going to be joining Doctors Without Borders after I finish my studies.




Transformation from md to MD

1st year of medical school: Don’t remember much. MD/PhD students, you know what I mean. Learned how to use a stethoscope. 2nd year of medical school: Everything a blur except Step 1 introduced me to my friends melatonin, Benadryl, Ambien And my best friend Lunesta. 3rd year of medical school: First clerkship: Ambulatory. First time I saw a patient by myself! It took an hour and a half! Attending happy? Attending not happy. Second clerkship: …

Please Not Me

“Please not me,” I pray earnestly. Not me. Not me. I don’t want to become the medical student-turned-resident-turned-physician who loses empathy. The one who loses compassion. The one who takes lives and near death experiences for granted, who quickly learns, as an ER attending once bluntly stated, that “everyone’s a liar.” Not me.

Candice Mazon Candice Mazon (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Drexel University College of Medicine


Candice is a student of Drexel University College of Medicine Class of 2019. Her passions lie in writing poetry, discussing racial and gender inequities, learning calligraphy, and living vicariously through TV shows. She hopes to one day work within the realm of reproductive justice and write 100 poems before graduating medical school.