Tag: empathy

Nkiruka Aniagolu Nkiruka Aniagolu (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributing Writer

The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences

Nkiruka is a clinical medical student attending the University of Toledo. A deep passion for primary care and public health she is passionate about pursuing a career vested in the unique interests of her patients while being an active participant in garnering equity and access to healthcare for all.

Healing Words

Medical student Sidney Adenya recollects a particularly momentous patient experience, which exemplified how words can be a strikingly powerful therapeutic tool of a physician. Read more to find out how this helped him reaffirm his passion for medicine through this reflective piece.

Sydney Adenya (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributing Writer

Egerton University Faculty of Health Sciences, Kenya

Sydney is a final year medical student at Egerton University Faculty of Health Sciences in Kenya, class of 2021. He believes narrative medicine not only offers an avenue for embracing diversity in the medical field through shared experiences, but also helps to bridge the relational gap between doctors and patients. He is passionate about promoting equitable and compassionate healthcare. In his free time, he enjoys taking nature walks, listening to music and reading novels. After graduating from medical school, Sydney would like to pursue a career in either Cardiology or Oncology.