Off the Shelf

Off the Shelf is our section for creative works by medical students.

Amal Cheema Amal Cheema (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Geisel School of Medicine


Amal is a first-year medical student (Class of 2023) at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. In 2017, she graduated from Wellesley College with a Bachelor of Arts in biochemistry and political science. She then pursued a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and a post-baccalaureate in biomedical ethics. She enjoys writing, traveling, crafting, and pursuing outdoor recreation in her free time.




Vivian Ho (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Stanford University School of Medicine


Vivian is a second year medical student at Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, CA Class of 2022. In 2017, she graduated from Stanford with a Bachelor of Arts in human biology with a concentration in global health and development. She then pursued a Fulbright in Uganda working on maternal and child health. She enjoys swing dancing, writing, and creating music in her free time. In the future, Vivian would like to pursue a career in psychiatry.