Jan 20, 2020
"My genuine commitment to students is deeply rooted in the care others had for me. ... I want to pay the transformative power of teaching and learning forward to my students for years to come."
Nathan Vanderford (@nlvanderford) describes how he tries to have a transformative influence on his students’ careers and life trajectories, just like his teachers and mentors had on him as a young man.
This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the January 2020 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.