MY WHITE COAT MEANS A BLANK CANVAS
My white coat symbolizes a blank canvas. It serves as a platform upon which the patients I encounter can depict their stories – both medical and personal. Even as medical students, patients entrust us with the most intimate, vulnerable details of their lives. Every time we walk into a patient’s room donned in our white coats, we carry with us the promise of a nonjudgmental, attentive ear and a helping hand.
-Clare Goggins, MD Candidate, Class of 2019