The State of Pain

The State of Pain For every true discomfort that we medicate, we risk creating more. With similar stories, they claim immeasurable pain alleviated by only their concoction of choice; desperate they have become. Without sight of the perils both immediate and distant, they ask for more and we oblige. Kyle T. Amber  Read More

New Year’s Emergencies

Photographer: Matthew Ciminero New Year’s Emergencies Being a country that thrives on tourism, Panama offers the incentive of free health insurance for the first 30 days of a visitor’s stay. It is quite simple to acquire. However, unless previously informed of this option, most people would not think to seek it out upon entry at the Tocumen airport in Panama City.... Read More

petrichor under a bridge

Photographer: Rammy Assaf petrichor under a bridge I always enjoy asking others what the art of medicine means to them. Personally, I’m finding it means to communicate, intelligently yet always from the heart. To recognize my own vulnerabilities, in a space where being wrong is traditionally unacceptable. To place the well being of strangers first, in a transformation that... Read More

Retinal Complexity

Photographer: Kyle Amber Retinal Complexity The ability of the human eye to appreciate complex colors, depth perception and lighting is both powerful but often underutilized. I sought to create a visual experience for the viewer that fully optimized this potential. This photograph was taken through a small flower vase with contoured sides. The vase was faced towards the ocean on... Read More


Photographer: Patrick Azcarate With Gross Anatomy over, I thought it would be an appropriate time to share these photos with everyone. Last year, I took a photography course and was assigned to complete an Autobiographical project. I had just found out I had been accepted into Miller’s M.D. program and wanted to highlight that part of my life in this series, mainly my first... Read More

My Konnection to Katchi

Photographer and Author: Tulsie Patel Her Eyes, Katchi, Age 2 To really see her was to look into her eyes. I first met Katchi on a medical mission trip to Namibia in the summer of 2008. On my first day, she ran up to me and made sure to get a good look. She looked at me curiously, unsure of who I was or what I was doing. Silently, she observed me everyday and eventually, we became... Read More

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