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February is American Heart Month, a significant time for me, both personally and professionally. My fascination with the heart started long before I entered medical school at Einstein. I was always interested in biological electricity, including the type that powers the heart’s steady beat. I chose cardiology as my career and focused my research on Read More

portrait of hands. one hand holding a walker and another on top of that hand in a caring gesture

In the summer between my first and second year of medical school I worked on a series of written pieces while interning at Pulse, an online magazine of stories, poems, and art devoted to  sharing the healthcare experience from all perspectives, created by healthcare professionals and patients alike. For this project, titled Encounters, I sat Read More

Bioethics word cloud

Each year, the Einstein-Cardozo Bioethics Education Programs hold the Trachtenberg Essay Contest, in which we invite undergraduates from around the nation to submit brief essays on selected topics in bioethics. It’s a unique and important opportunity for us to find out what those interested in the field are thinking about and to highlight the best Read More

Profile photo of Charles Pan, 3rd year M.D. student. Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Editors’ Note: We recently spoke with Charles Pan, a third-year M.D. student at Einstein, about his volunteer work with the Einstein Enrichment Program (EEP). EEP is part of a New York State–funded enrichment program called STEP (Science Technology Entry Program), which encourages high school students from groups that have historically been underrepresented in the medical Read More

View of road with 2018 painted on it

It’s that time when we look back on the previous year’s The Doctor’s Tablet posts and highlight some of the ones that you liked best. The subjects covered provide a window into the unique personal and professional thoughts of some of our outstanding student and faculty contributors. We thank our writers for their hard work Read More

Editors’ Note: The following blog post originally appeared on Oxford University Press’s Academic Insights for the Thinking World blog. Exactly who are we anyway? Over the last generation, population genetics has emerged as a science that has made the discovery of human origins, relatedness, and diversity knowable in a way that is simply not possible from studying texts Read More