Powerful Perspective: Becoming a Doctor with Narcolepsy

by julie on January 31, 2016

Don’t miss this highly captivating post Becoming a Doctor with Narcolepsy, now published on Project Sleep’s website.

Screen shot 2016-01-30 at 4.58.31 PMThe author is a third year medical student diagnosed with narcolepsy a year and a half ago, after suffering symptoms since age 15. In this moving reflection, the medical student contemplates a tough decision: whether or not to disclose her diagnosis publicly as a future physician.

“I find myself simultaneously empowered and imprisoned by the knowledge of my diagnosis.”

People with narcolepsy are AMAZING and truly EVERYWHERE. Someone with narcolepsy may even be your doctor or nurse. Imagine that!

Read and share: Becoming a Doctor with Narcolepsy

 

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