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Faith is a Shoe

Why would you try to run through life without it? by Alan B. Sanderson, MD A few weeks ago I wrote about the untimely death of my daughter Evelyn, and how my faith in God’s plan gave me a sense … Continue reading

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Embrace the Certainty

When the rubber hits the road for the Plan of Salvation in your life, the faith you will need should already be in place. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Last week I spent a whole day on the labor and … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Medicine, Evidence-Based Religion

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is an evidence-based religion by Alan B. Sanderson, MD George Washington died in 1799 of an upper respiratory infection, which he most probably would have survived if not for three doctors sending … Continue reading

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Help My Unbelief

Have you ever held a sick baby through the night? It makes you think about a lot of things. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD One Saturday night I woke up around midnight to the sound of my baby crying. It … 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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It Becomes You, Part V: Keep Your Nose Above Water

Stories and memories from the dark days of internship and residency by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the fifth of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who are considering or … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part III: The Academic Eating Contest

Thoughts and memories about the first two years of medical school by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the third of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who are considering or … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part II: Apply Yourself

Thoughts and memories about undergraduate studies and applying to medical school by Alan B. Sanderson, MD This article is the second of a six-part series, written in the hope that it will be useful to those who are considering or … Continue reading

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It Becomes You, Part I: First Decisions

Thoughts about becoming a doctor by Alan Sanderson, MD When I set out on my career path many years ago I had very little comprehension of what I was actually doing. I did not have a step-by-step guide or a … Continue reading

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Memories of a Mentor

The cardiologist with a big heart, John M. Stang, MD by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Lately I have been thinking about John Stang, MD, one of my teachers and mentors during medical school. I am proud to call him my … Continue reading

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