Now that I’ve had some time to process all that Telluride encompassed, I feel immense gratitude to have had this experience. Being a part of this group of passionate and compassionate people is not something I take for granted, as it left me feeling inspired and ready to bring about change in my home institution.
While the memorable moments were numerous, what stuck with me the most is the overall emphasis on the humane nature of medicine. As a pre-clinical medical student, it can be easy to forget what it’s all about. My day to day life at school rarely involves seeing patients and even more rarely involves in-depth discussions about what a good physician is. This is why I so appreciated the platform that Telluride provided. It was a chance for us all to step back and remind ourselves why we’re doing what we’re doing. What drew me into… Continue reading