Tag: patient care

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.




The Difficult Patient

Medical student Allen Betts explores the often underrated effect of psychosocial determinants and the integral part they play in the influencing health and well-being. Read more to find out how he has come to appreciate the soft skills a physician gleans through patient encounters rather than through books.

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.

Allen Bell Allen Bell (1 Posts)

Medical Student Contributor

F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine - Uniformed Services University

Allen Bell is a fourth-year medical student at the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine - Uniformed Services University. He was born in Germany and moved to Missouri when he was 12. In 2015, he graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry. Before starting medical school in 2017, he worked as an Assistant Manager of a plasma donation center, a live-in Volunteer Firefighter/AEMT, and he co-founded a company with his best friend from college. He enjoys restoring a 1977 F-150, hiking, and spending time with his puppy and his wife, who also happens to be a classmate. After graduating from medical school, he would like to pursue a career in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry.