Explore this JAMA Neurology series devoted to telling stories about having neurologic disease, the joys and challenges of patient care, and truths discovered along the way.
This essay discusses the struggles of family caregiving during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This essay calls into question the way we think and talk about the deeply personal experiences of individuals undergoing genetic and prenatal testing.
This essay discusses the author’s experience with stuttering as a medical student and how injustices surrounding speech fluency affect minoritized individuals.
This essay describes the author’s experience of not being able to visit and advocate for her mother in the intensive care unit during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
This essay describes the author’s experience caring for his elderly parents and offers tips to others who are or will be caring for their parents as they age.
This essay reflects on the author’s experiences as a woman in the male-dominated field of biomedical research and her hopes for the future of this field.
This article describes a patient’s experience choosing medical aid in dying after living with an untreatable terminal illness.
This essay describes the author’s experience with transient global amnesia and the treatment he received as a patient.
This essay discusses the experience of physicians with neurological disabilities navigating their work and careers.
This essay is about the author’s brother, who had severe intellectual disabilities, and his influence on her medical career.
This article compares the author’s experience with mechanics who refused to believe that a car had a unique malfunction with her experience with clinicians who could not diagnose her rare disease.
This essay describes the experience of a medical student encountering a mother whose son was terminally ill with Lafora body disease.
This essay describes the author’s experience interacting with an octogenarian patient with kyphosis and presbycusis and the patient’s spouse.
This essay describes a medical student’s experience caring for her grandmother.
This article describes the case of a juvenile Peruvian talking bear and discusses how it might be used to help medical students overcome neurophobia.
This essay describes an interaction the author had with a patient’s family members in deciding whether to pursue surgey for the patient.
This essay describes lessons the author learned through treating a difficult patient.
This essay describes a visit to a library in the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle Épinière in Paris, France, that houses the works of Jean-Martin Charcot and several other scientists who contributed to early insights into neurology.
This essay describes a standard question from medical school interviews that first annoyed and then held special insight for the author.
This essay discusses lessons learned by being a caretaker for a grandparent with Alzheimer disease.
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