This is a short reflection on World Hijab Day (February 1st). Because my hijab is an outward symbol of faith, this is hardly the last time I will be reflecting on this, inshaAllah, but I want to add a perspective as a medical learner and someone who's relationship with the politics around this act of [...]
The first life I need to save is my own.
I will be learning about fundamental concepts, such as patient confidentiality and teamwork, but I will also be exposed to cultural norms about who embodies professionalism in medicine - and who does not.
Nice white parents is an ear-opening critique of "good intentions" in schools and beyond
In which I jump for joy (and crawl under my bed) in anticipation of the biggest change of my life so far. Get ready for medical school, friends.