Homeless for the Night


Sometimes when I’m working at the hospital overnight, I go for walks. Every now and then, things calm down in the operating room and you can get some time to relax. Life moves at such a break-neck pace, especially within the world of hospitals, that taking a moment to reflect, is beneficial. Walking around a…

  • Oct 13, 2015
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The Curious Case of Joan Rivers

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  On September 4th, 2014, iconic comedian and TV personality Joan Rivers passed away due to complications following what seemed to be a routine visit to her Gastroenterologist. Up until now, a wave of speculation and mystery has surrounded her case with a trove of unanswered questions. What happened on that tragic day? What kind…

Egyptian Time Machine

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Traveling alone the Nile River in Egypt is a magical journey into the past. Lined by greenery extending into the desert, the river takes you through an ancient civilization known for its archetectual wonders and mysterious origins. As a child, I imagined myself as a Pharoah, ruling the Great Kingdoms as I discovered new temples. I…

No Pain, No Gain? Introduction


  Sports. We love playing and watching sports. We spend billions of dollars yearly to watch Lionel Messi weave through helpless futbol (soccer) defenses, to witness bone-crushing hits on the football field, and admire how Lebron James thrives at all aspects of basketball. We belong to a worldwide culture of sports mania. We watch in…

Don’t Do This Before Your MCAT


    College was the best time of my life. I met the best of friends, had the best of times, and got a wonderful education. College is also a time where really smart people make incredibly stupid decisions. This is a story about some of the stupid decisions we made. Junior year of college…