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In This Issue

Guest Director's Corner

  • Cassie Ferguson, MD: A Story about Maryam


  • Michael Stout, MD: Reflecting the change you want to see- the importance of involvement in equity and inclusion initiatives
  • Nate Verhagen, M2: Rediscovering our Shared Humanity

MedMoth Stories

  • Corey Briska, M2: Track A: Loneliness and Belonging
  • Meghan Schilithuis, M3: Bearing Witness to Pain

Poetry Corner

  • Snow Day, by Billy Collins

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