Politics & Medicine

Pallavi Juneja Pallavi Juneja (1 Posts)

Editor-in-Chief

Wake Forest School of Medicine


Pallavi is a third-year medical student at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC class of 2021. In 2015, she graduated from Haverford College with a Bachelor of Arts in English. In her free time, she can still win any game of P-I-G, and she is an endless lover of poetry. After graduating medical school, Pallavi would like to pursue a career in Neurology.




Shut Up and Doctor?

Now, I am a fourth-year medical student standing at the foot of a tall ladder. The hierarchy of medicine requires that I follow some unwritten rules in order to climb. Throughout my training, I have gotten the sense that one of those rules is: avoid trouble, good or bad. Of course, now, doctors are beginning to find their voices through movements like White Coats for Black Lives. But as a young trainee, I sometimes feel the sentiment directed at James in 2018: shut up and doctor.

Pallavi Juneja Pallavi Juneja (1 Posts)

Editor-in-Chief

Wake Forest School of Medicine


Pallavi is a third-year medical student at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC class of 2021. In 2015, she graduated from Haverford College with a Bachelor of Arts in English. In her free time, she can still win any game of P-I-G, and she is an endless lover of poetry. After graduating medical school, Pallavi would like to pursue a career in Neurology.