All posts tagged Alexis del Vecchio

First Times

Med school is a series of firsts. The first time I sutured a skin laceration on a real, living, breathing human being, all by myself.

Lessons from a Fire Station

One of my favorite aspects of attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (USCSOMG) consists of riding with medics on ambulances once…

The Failure Bow

I am about 17 weeks into medical school, and several things have become increasingly clear to me: how little I know, how little I can…


Truth in Medicine

In medicine, the truth hurts. Sometimes. It is complex, multifaceted and murky. Often. It is ugly. Occasionally. It must guide you as you relate to…