Tag: death and dying

Amara Finch Amara Finch (6 Posts)

Writer-in-Training

Emory School of Medicine


Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Amara has bounced around the country a bit before landing back in her hometown for medical school. She enjoys hiking, traveling, exploring the city and thinking about fun things like human evolution. Email her if you’d like to talk!




Death

Dan and I mimicked ducklings as we followed our senior resident, Tassia, single file down the stairs on our way back to the resident room. As we neared the bottom, we crossed paths with another medicine resident leading two medical students playing the same roles as Dan and I.

The Burden of Knowledge

I’ve heard it said that knowledge is power, and that to be forewarned is to be forearmed. I still remember getting a text from my mother when I was on my OB/GYN rotation, during the first window of time I had gotten to use the bathroom all day. I remember her texting me a picture of a CT scan of my grandfather’s lungs with the words: “What does this mean?”

Kshama Bhyravabhotla Kshama Bhyravabhotla (1 Posts)

Medical Student Editor Emeritus

Morehouse School of Medicine


Kshama Bhyravabhotla is a third-year medical student at Morehouse School of Medicine. When she's not studying or consulting for hypochondriac friends, she enjoys practicing taekwondo, playing the piano, watching horror movies and cheering on the Atlanta Falcons.