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The Race We Already Lost

Published in JAMA

July 27, 2021
Eileen Storey, LKSOM 2021

This is a photo of soon-to-be Dr. Storey on Match Day

Dr. Eileen Storey, Lewis Katz School of Medicine Class of 2021, was a regular participant in Narrative Medicine workshops during her four years of medical school. The essay that follows began with one of those workshops, as she reflected on the most painful experience of her life. In a beautifully written, honest, and heart-rending essay, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, she provides an example of the power of narrative to lift us all.

Read the essay