During her internal medicine clerkship, Kathy reflected upon the use of eponyms in the medical lexicon after meeting a patient with de Quervain’s thyroiditis, a condition named after the physician pictured above. Her essay, entitled “By Any Other Name,” won Continue reading Clinical Correlations Publishes Kathy May’s Essay “By Any Other Name” →
Story and artwork by Kathy May Tran
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Dear Mom, happy Mother’s Day.
Today is your day and we want you to know that.
Thank you for everything.
We love you.
We have all said these words before. In fact, we have said them on this day every year for as many years as we can remember. Nothing has changed – we still mean every single word and we still love our mothers just as much, even more. But, at the same time, everything has changed – because now we say these words with our hearts and not with Continue reading “Happy Mother’s Day… for daughters and sons who have lost their moms” →
March 18, 2016 was Match Day and, since then, we have been celebrating Kathy May’s exciting match. Her successful result was the culmination of five years of hard work in medical school. But amidst the celebration was also reflection. Continue reading KevinMD.com Publishes Kathy May’s Match Day Reflection →
By Kathy May Tran
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Friday was Match Day.
At 12 noon EST, medical students all over the United States simultaneously opened envelopes which revealed the destination of their residency training. The tradition is an exhilarating and emotional event for everyone involved. For medical students, it is a milestone that symbolizes a dramatic life change and a new adventure. It marks the culmination of years of hard work, the end of one thing and the beginning of another. For me, Match Day was an opportunity to reflect upon the difficulty of my medical school years and how those struggles changed my professional and personal life for the better. Continue reading “The Bittersweetness of Medical School Match Day” →