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Repairing the mind
A journalism graduate, Lorien is in her third year at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.
For a doctor, how much about a white coat is a just a costume and how much is in fact a uniform?
In youth, we ask ourselves what we want to be when we grow up. As adults, the choices turn more specific.
When beds are everywhere around you but none exists for your comfort, Coleridge can come to mind.
Medical school can sometimes mean pushing hard to find out just what it is you're expected to do.
An Objective Structured Clinical Examination is medical school lingo for a very special kind of stress test.