May 4, 2017 | 2017, Through My Eyes, Uncategorized
Narrative medicine combines medical practice with humanism and art. One fourth-year medical student has co-founded an online publication that shares medical professionals and students reflections after treating patients who have suffered from opthalmological issues—through creative narratives.
Apr 20, 2017 | 2018, Through My Eyes
Every year, students at the Icahn School of Medicine write Op-Ed articles about topics in health care and advocacy to culminate InFocus 4. Eric Silberman’s article, “Let’s Not Forget About Alzheimer’s” was one of the 10 exemplary articles selected to appear in the 2016 issue of Physicians as Advocates—InFocus 4. We share his story. (more…)
Mar 31, 2017 | 2017, 2020, Let's Talk, Through My Eyes, Uncategorized
Conferred to medical students in their first year of training, the white coat is a symbol of professionalism that creates a sense of responsibility to become compassionate healers for those who wear it. We invited seven of our future women in medicine to share their personal journeys and thoughts about becoming a superwoman in a white coat. (more…)
Mar 9, 2017 | 2020, Day in the Life, Through My Eyes
On Wednesday, March 1, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) and SinaiArts co-hosted an event called “Superwomen in White Coats: What Does the Coat Mean to You?” Donning a white coat is an immense privilege. With it comes authority, dignity, and a great sense of responsibility. (more…)
Feb 16, 2017 | 2019, Through My Eyes, Uncategorized
After finishing our Brain and Behavior course, my second-year class launched into our third InFocus week— a time to come together as a class to reflect on an aspect of medicine outside the realm of typical medical education. (more…)
Feb 2, 2017 | 2020, Through My Eyes, Uncategorized
In a way, choosing medicine felt easy. My father is a family physician who exposed me to the field very early. I remember how exciting it was to hear him tell stories about work and explain the strange journals on our kitchen table. His unfailing commitment to his patients and his genuine sense of fulfillment always inspired me.