Tag: suicide

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.




My Grandpa’s Socks

Whenever I go to the hospital, I wear my grandpa’s socks. They looked distinguished on an older man, but a little childish on a me, a 25-year-old medical student. I’m okay with that. Feeling like an overdressed kid on Easter helps to balance the overwhelming pressure of becoming a physician.

Editorial: A Call for Action on Mental Health in Medical Students

On March 4, 2015, JAMA Psychiatry published an article entitled “Depression and Suicide Among Physician Trainees: Recommendations for a National Response” calling for “[a] national commitment to support residents and fellows throughout the challenges of medical training.” However, we believe that the term “physician trainees” should also be inclusive of medical students.

Bedside Ethics: The Story of Jane and John

The circumstances under which Jane and I met were less than ideal. That day, I had already seen a family of maggots making a happy living in someone’s foot and been chastised by my attending for failing to recognize the imprecision of my visual acuity in assessing a patient’s ascites — how else could I do so without a measuring tape in my pocket and daily charts of his abdominal circumference?

Sean Sanker Sean Sanker (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer Emeritus

University of Florida College of Medicine


Sean is a member of the University of Florida College of Medicine Class of 2016 and graduated from New York University with a major in philosophy and a minor in chemistry. When not contemplating medical ethics, culture in medicine, and sustainable approaches in global health, he can be found on the nearest hammock jamming to the tunes of the Caribbean and West Indies.