All posts by lbrown

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Living Intentionally

Let me begin with this – I am a wonderer. I am a wonderer and a wanderer. Last week I wandered outside of the hospital…

Those I Have Loved Along the Way

As a native of Nashville, Tennessee, I have grown up around country music. The older I have gotten, the more I have appreciated the words…

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66 laps (plus a little extra)

Stroll the halls of USC SOMG and you’ll find some amazing life stories. Many have traveled around the world, from Thailand to Argentina. Some have…

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Putting Myself in Her Shoes

My attending handed me Mrs. Green’s* (name changed to protect the patient’s privacy) chart, led me to the door, and entered the room to speak…

A Death in Haiti

It was my first full day in Haiti. I had arrived the day before, both excited and nervous to begin my summer volunteer experience as…

Just wait.

You’re familiar with the scene. A bright-eyed recruit fresh out of boot camp is eager for the front lines when he is abruptly put in…

Finding Inspiration

I originally decided to come to medical school because of an interest in child & adolescent psychiatry. Unsure of what I wanted to do after…

To the future Dr. Griscom

To the future Dr. Griscom, I hope all is well in your life. Despite my busy schedule right now as a first-year medical student, I…

White Coats For Black Lives

The hashtags #Blacklivesmatter and #whitecoats4blacklives have been dominating social media for the past month. Pictures of people protesting and medical students participating in “die-in” demonstrations…

Remember Us

photo by: Wesley Parker Remember us. It’s a simple enough request. Or is it? Recently through my experiences in the anatomy lab, I’ve learned that…