Volume VII

About The Cover: The Neurological Exam

From the very start of medical school, we begin to accumulate various medical instruments--from stethoscopes to tuning forks. Photographer, Andrew Staron (Class of 2015), thought it would be whimsical to share his medical school experience with friends and family through a series of snapshots of his medical tools.



Interview with Dr. Matthew Pravetz
Sherry Liou and Margaret Nguyen


Interview with Dr. Marietta Lee
Sherry Liou and Margaret Nguyen



Convocation of Thanks Remarks
Christopher Monson, Vinod Ravikumar, and Israel Ackerman


Poetry and Creative Writing


Parvati Singh


Parvati Singh

Editors in Chief

  • Julia Cooperman
  • Bailey Fitzgerald
  • Joanne Liu
  • Eric Routen

Managing Editors

  • Sherry Liou
  • Margaret Nguyen

Graduate School Liaison

  • Chandana Peddu

Executive Faculty Advisor

  • Gladys M. Ayala, MD, MPH

Faculty Editorial Board

  • Francis Belloni, PhD
  • Julia C. de la Garza, MD
  • Montgomery Douglas, MD
  • Jan Geliebter, PhD
  • Jennifer Koestler, MD
  • Ken Lerea, PhD
  • Stephen Moshman, MD
  • Stanley Passo, PhD
  • Elliott Perla, MD, FACP
  • Matthew Pravetz, OFM, PhD
  • Susan Rachlin, MD, FACR
  • Pravin Sehgal, MD, PhD
  • Sansar Sharma, PhD
  • Gary Stallings, MD
  • Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH

Staff Editors

  • Anthony Casabianca
  • Elliot Chan
  • Natalie Frassica
  • Meghan Kiley
  • Ellen Liu
  • Maximilian Klein
  • Sangeeta Ramani
  • David Shottland
  • Parvati Singh
  • Jane Song

Art Editor

  • Oded Tal