My First Patient, My First Death

By: Nichole Boisvert

A young medical student recalls the indelible experience of taking care of a dying patient. It is the story of her first patient and her first death.

Updated May 17, 2020

They tell me you always remember your first. If that’s the case, what images of you will remain imprinted on my brain, snapshots of one, with sandy hair, brown eyes…