11 Nov, 10 | by Deborah Kirklin
Medical student Michael Corbo reflects on what he’s learnt from being a patient.
I am sitting on a green chair in the waiting room. I have been sitting here for hours, but it feels like it has been days. I keep looking at the clock on the wall beside me. The room is filled with people, but all I can hear is the resounding ‘tick tock’ coming from my right side. A thousand beads of sweat start to develop on my forehead, one for every thought racing through my mind.
“Michael Corbo!” My heart stops. “The doctor is ready for you now.” more…