November 2, 2021

I could hear the tears-09/22/2021

Academic Medicine

This is a moving article written for the teaching and learning moments within this journal.  This third-year medical student writes about what she has learned as a contact tracer during COVID.  She writes: “To my future patients I say this: When you give me the gift of your feelings, I may still freeze up for a moment, wondering how to best show that I Care.  But I will take this lesson that a global pandemic taught me and give space and significance to your emotion- and we will look at it, together.”