“How long have you been doing this?” he asked, eyes gleaming with admiration. I was unsure whether he was asking how long I had been conducting patient interviews or how long I had been a medical student. I decided on the latter.
“2 years,” I replied with a confident smile across my chin.
“Well, you’re very good!”
“Thank you,” I replied, almost a whisper. It was a compliment that I was definitely not …