April 20, 2018 | Rome, Italy | °C
The American: For Italy & the World

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Lorien Menhennett

A journalism graduate, Lorien is in her third year at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.

The white coat

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Picking among disciplines

In youth, we ask ourselves what we want to be when we grow up. As adults, the choices turn more specific.

The rime of the tired medical student

When beds are everywhere around you but none exists for your comfort, Coleridge can come to mind.

Running the mental gantlet

Medical school can sometimes mean pushing hard to find out just what it is you're expected to do.

Be my doctor

An Objective Structured Clinical Examination is medical school lingo for a very special kind of stress test.

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