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A day in the life of a student

A first-year medical student navigates the new curriculum.

This spring, Yale Medicine asked Frankie Stiles-Hanna, a 2015 journalism graduate from the University of North Carolina, to document a day in the life of first-year medical student Jonathan Hanna, who happens to be her husband. On a Thursday in May, Stiles-Hanna shadowed her husband throughout his day, in the library studying, in class, at the gym, in a session with standardized patients, and at a Bible study in the evening. What follows is her report on a day in the life of a medical student.