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Kate Bock, MD Kate Bock, MD (1 Posts)

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital


Kate Bock is a family medicine intern in Hinsdale, Illinois. A native of a little town of a thousand people out in the cornfields of Illinois, she graduated from Northwestern with a creative writing degree and completed medical school at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. On the rare occasion that she has an empty Sunday night, she can be found performing her poetry at The Green Mill. Her fiction can be found at inmedicalres.tumblr.com




Perspectives of Women in Orthopaedic Surgery on Leadership Development

Over the past 50 years, the demographics of medical school graduates in the United States has changed dramatically with the number of women (47%) almost equaling the number of men in 2014. However, the Association of American Medical Colleges reports that out of all the sub-specialties, orthopaedic surgery has the lowest proportion of female residents, instructors, assistant, associate, and full professors.

From Transphobia to Charlottesville: The Health Impact of the Tweeter-in-Chief

On July 26, President Donald Trump released another polemic tweet informing the public that “the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military,” citing the “tremendous medical costs” that transgender individuals pose to the health system.

Lessons in Medicine, From the Car Dealership

I distinctly remember my drive to the hospital for the first shift of my residency five years ago. It was a night shift, a fact that only added to my trepidation. My brain bounced frantically back and forth among a random assortment of topics of which I lacked, I felt, sufficient knowledge, but which knowledge I felt sure I would imminently be called upon to use in a critical situation.

Blood is Thicker Than Water, But What if the Water is Duke Blue?

On Match Day, you are assigned to a new family for the next three to seven years. This will be the city where you might buy your first home, the city where you may meet the people who will speak at your wedding. An algorithm shuffles you into your assigned place in a new family tree.

Juliana E. Morris, MD, EdM Juliana E. Morris, MD, EdM (2 Posts)

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

University of California San Francisco


Juliana is a PGY-2 resident in Family and Community Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).