‘The challenges of being a ‘good’ patient’ is the fifth part of Jessica Grace’s ‘Medicine beyond the textbook’ blog series. The blog posts, released every two months, share Jessica’s stories and thoughts as both a medical student and rare disease patient....
This week’s blog features another of our fantastic essay competition submissions. Jessica Grace uses her personal involvement as both a doctor and patient to compare the medical experiences associated with common and rare conditions. Patients with rare diseases...
Mark Jacunski, a medical student from King’s College London, is one of our three essay competition winners. His writing explores the medical and ethical issues involved in treating rare diseases with off-label prescriptions. In 1999, Jesse Gelsinger became the...
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