Category Archives: Medical Education

The Operating Room and the Temple

The temple is like the operating room; it has a special purpose, and special preparation is required to enter it. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD On the first day of my medical school surgery rotation I set foot inside of … Continue reading

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Is There Something Wrong?

A story of love, service, and mental illness by Alan B. Sanderson, MD My family moved a lot when I was a kid, but the hardest move for me was the one before my senior year of high school. I … Continue reading

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The Whole Personal Protective Equipment of God

Judgment, humility, righteousness, virtue, praise — I will think about all of these things when I put on my PPE. The next time you are in a hospital or clinic, maybe you will too. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD The … Continue reading

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Dr. Sanderson’s Miracle Insomnia CURE!

Learn about the groundbreaking new method that has helped ONE PERSON overcome sleep-onset insomnia! by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Sleep is a fascinating topic for geeks like me. It turns out that scientists don’t have a satisfactory answer to the … Continue reading

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Confidence in Our Special Knowledge

Just as a physician develops special skills and knowledge through years of apprenticeship, all of us can become disciples of the Savior and be recipients of special light and knowledge. by Rand Colbert, MD A few days before graduation, my … Continue reading

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To be Learned is Good If…

Achievement and learning are a means to an end, not the end in itself. by Rand Colbert, MD As a child I developed a deep love of reading. As would seem natural for any boy with an inclination for the … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part VI: Living the Dream

Adventures and lessons from my first years in practice by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the sixth of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who are considering or preparing for … Continue reading

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