“May I borrow you for a second? The patient over there speaks Mandarin,” the emergency room doctor kindly asked me. I would always encounter a couple of Chinese immigrants when volunteering at the Emergency Department at Bellevue Hospital in New York City before coronavirus swept the whole city. Most of the immigrant patients at the […]
About Yvonne Hou
Yvonne Hou holds BS/BA degrees in Pure Mathematics and English Literature and is currently pursuing an MPH degree in epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. She is passionate about exploring the subject of aging in the realm of medical humanities. She enjoys practicing Chinese calligraphy and learning about Japanese Ikebana in her spare time.