50 years before women were allowed to enroll into medical school, Margaret Ann Bulkley dressed as a man for 56 years to study medicine and become her alter-ego, Dr James Barry. It was only when she died in 1865 that her secret was exposed after 46 years working as an army medical officer.
The Medical Students’ Disease is a diagnosis common among medical students who think they have the diseases that they’re studying.
The Hippocratic Oath calls for doctors to teach the offspring of their teachers the art of medicine, free of charge.
An identity thief stole the identity of a surgeon and while aboard a Navy destroyer was tasked with performing several life saving surgeries. He proceeded to memorize a medical textbook just before hand and all the patients survived.