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Golden Fillagree

Defending the Oath that I Took

I am a physician. I am also a refugee from the former Soviet Union and the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors ...

Hummingbird

Just Fly

“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her ...

Thoughts on Veteran’s Day

Thoughts on Veteran’s Day

Dr. Cook reflects on his surgery residency rotation at a VA Hospital and how it had a profound effect on ...

Boricua Badass: Defining Dr. Talia Torres

Boricua Badass: Defining Dr. Talia Torres

What has your journey through medical school taught you? What kind of hardships did you face?

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

Reflections from CUNY’s Associate Director of Admissions, Guillermo Rivera

My Daughter, the Doctor

My Daughter, the Doctor

Three years ago, I wrote an article for Hispanic Outlook entitled, “The Impact of a Good Doctor”  and chronicled my ...

Coach or Mentor?

Coach or Mentor?

What does it mean to be a good physician coach? It takes an adequate mix of coach and mentor. Doctors ...

What Type of Student Are You?

What Type of Student Are You?

Do the grades we receive in school define who we are therefore affecting who we will become? Does being an ...

Setting Limits or Limiting Potential?

Setting Limits or Limiting Potential?

As physicians in post-graduate training programs decide to limit their working hours they are putting a cap on how much ...