Apr 12, 2021
“Running, we agreed, was like an invisible bridge between the mind and the body. Just as doctoring connects the pathophysiological and human elements of illness, running marries the physical and mental components of health.”
Fourth-year medical student, Nicholas Lenze, examines the connection between running and practicing medicine as he continues his journey of becoming a doctor.
This essay was published in the Teaching and Learning Moments column in the April 2021 issue of Academic Medicine. Read the essay at academicmedicine.org.