Orchiectomy

Orchiectomy

There have been a lot of medical students in the news lately for filling sham prescriptions on behalf of their teachers, the attending physicians who judge their daily performance in the hospitals and determine their futures with letters of recommendation or non-recommendation.

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Vein Cutter

Vein Cutter

Carly had not known what the job was – even what the word meant – when she read the ad in the paper for a phlebotomist. She just saw that they offered training and some benefits, it was part-time, early mornings, and paid twice as much as her job at the mall.

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Gross Anatomy

Gross Anatomy

Dead silence.
The med students surrounding me stood, slouched yet tense. They avoided making eye contact with each other almost as much as they avoided looking at the white-draped corpses.
The professor broke the silence, her voice cold and sterile as the room’s steel tables and tile floors.

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