Consults

Through the course of medical education, students learn to call for “consults” from various medical specialties. Yet, consults can come in many forms — from social work, nutrition, law, ethics and policy. There is also much to be learned from premedical and post-bacc students, who may be walking into medicine with a fresh set of eyes. “Consults” invites experienced non-clinicians and undergraduates to contribute pieces relevant to the medical student community.

Naimah Sarwar Naimah Sarwar (1 Posts)

Naimah Sarwar is a third year medical student at the Anne Burnett Marion School of Medicine. She graduated with a degree in Cognitive Sciences from Rice University in 2019. Naimah is interested in health equity, advocacy, and where the poetry of medicine meets the praxis. She hopes to understand her journey through medicine (and life) through her writing.




With Love, Your PA Classmate

As my fellow PA students and I compared notes after our first cadaver dissection session with our medical student colleagues here at Stanford University, we discovered that more than a few of us had fielded slightly abashed questions from our MD student counterparts along the lines of, “So, what exactly is a PA?”

Rebirth of the Savior of Births

I had always thought of medical professionals as society’s heroes who could do no wrong, but with my own personal experiences in the back of my mind, I discovered the reality was far more complex.

The year was 2011. I was thirteen years old, and school had just let out. I walked back home, exactly four blocks away from school, left-right-left-right, lub-dub, lub-dub.

Anna Morrow Anna Morrow (1 Posts)

Guest Writer

Purdue University


Anna studied nursing at Purdue University. Anna enjoys finding and tasting new spots to eat and spending time with her dog, Charlie. Anna works for Capson Physicians Insurance.