Scope

Suddenness

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Upon receiving the personal preference sheet for pediatrics, I was faced with a bit of a conundrum: I had always intended to avoid kids and consequently had done little in the way of thinking about pediatric subspecialties. Given that two [...]

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Doctor As Insect

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Doctor.

A title.

Is this me?

There are times when I wonder if the single purpose of medical school is to whittle away splinters, to separate wheat from chaff, to forge steel from impurities – to remove anything that might distract a person from being a [...]

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Death as a New Acquaintance

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He was the first person I have ever seen die. I’ve seen people who were dying, almost dead, better off dead, and as good as dead, but he literally died right there in front of me. It was kind of subtle, really. Just [...]

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UTSW Anatomists

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The Artist

Nannan Zhang, M.D., Class of [...]

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Lethargy

Endless hours of practice exam questions on the computer, coupled with a nagging guilt of not studying enough, led me to feel this way…

Blissfully lithe, seated supineBlinking laconically at the bright hazeThe computer flickers, the eyes blinkBut nothing filters through the mind's maze.

A labyrinthine depositof filth so rotten, that the mind's numbnessBeguiles the owner's [...]

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Bioengineered

Bioengineered - View 1 Bioengineered - View 2 About the work

Medical treatments often involve manipulating natural progressions in the body to improve outcome. The bamboo plant represented in white plaster was genetically engineered into a spiraling form, but my sculpture takes this concept one step further to include nuts and bolts supporting the plant structure, emphasizing [...]

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Face

Face About the work 

With this drawing, I was attempting to use a specific angle of light (from below) to accentuate shapes of the human face that we do not usually see (notice shadowing above the nose). The portrait is a study of the human face done realistically in order to appreciate details, shape, proportionality (or lack [...]

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Surgery

Surgery About the Work

Portrait of a general surgeon at Medical City Hospital.

The Artist

Ashley Stone, M.D., Class of [...]

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