Storytelling Contest

Running a marathon is an exhaustive feat that should not be taken lightly. However, with proper planning and a vision, even the most arduous challenges can be accomplished. When beginning a marathon, seasoned pros head off conservatively.

I slowly indulge

in the warm whispers

and tingling waves

that travel up and down

from around outside

 

Deep within

an impulse arises

bubbling my

cold red blood

November 17, 2017 — Two weeks ago, I volunteered in the student-run homeless clinic in downtown San Francisco. Having arrived early, my classmates and I practiced taking blood pressures on each other.

I am not exactly sure what setting nor what city I will end up in after I graduate from UCSF/SFSU.

Editor's Note: "Recent Support for the Law of Unfair Magnetism and Adoration" Victoria Turner earned an honorable mention in the Synapse Storytelling Contest Creative Writing category.

D. Hunter

Editor's note: Point Cabrillo Lighthouse is Hardik Kothare's second place winning entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

The fog rolls in an out

The tides ebb and flow

Editor's note: Emily Yao earned an honorable mention for Bay Bridge and Boat, her entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

Augmented reality (AR) is a powerful application that allows physicians to visualize and interact with patient data. By definition, augmented reality is a real-time interactive experience of the real-world environment using computer-generated perceptual information. The information can be overlaid by adding to or masking from the real-world environment.
Class play is a traditional aspect of med school at UCSF in which second year medical students put on a play of sorts for first year medical students that highlight salient and usually-funny aspects of medical school culture. The part of this year’s play that everyone still speaks about all the time is video footage of staged patient encounters.
Something I always admired about my dad is his ability to talk at length on any subject. Even as I pursued my PhD, he would call me up to talk about an article he read on CRISPR or cancer therapy or he would email me links to journal articles he had read.