Dean Chien

Dean is a freshman studying Medicine, Science, and the Humanities. He is fascinated by how the humanities can be used in medicine to improve both clinical skills and the relationships between patients and doctors. In general, Dean has a passion for science communication and sees his work with HMR as a natural extension of this. He also serves as a Senator for the Student Government Association, is a brother of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, and hosts a science talk show on WJHU student radio called The Deep Space. In his spare time Dean is a voracious reader and eater.

AfterWards: A Story from the Johns Hopkins Hospital

In 2014 a groundbreaking new program in narrative medicine appeared in one of the world’s most prestigious hospitals. Three years on, the Hippocrates Med Review sat down with AfterWard’s co-founder, Lauren Small, to discuss the progress and future of the...

/ August 26, 2017

Life Stories: An Introduction to Narrative Medicine

Everyone has a life story. But rarely does anyone get to tell it. A novel approach to medicine seeks to change that. Narrative medicine emerged as a field of study in the early 2000’s, with the first program in the...

/ April 21, 2017


We welcome you to Hippocrates Med Review! We hope to provide a world-class forum that showcases a holistic view of medicine as told by the brightest minds in the medical field. Despite medicine’s impact in our lives and the world,...

/ January 21, 2017