Sarah Rahman, a 2012 graduate from the Department of Near Eastern Studies, wrote a short story for Pulse: voices from the heart of medicine, entitled "An American Story."
Sara Rahman is a medical student at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, CT. Her interests include painting, reading, working with Syrian refugees, research and running. "I like to reflect, and I spend a lot of time journaling. I decided to write this story to highlight how the existing tensions of being Muslim in America tie into my journey as a physician-in-training."
The complete story can be found on Pulse's website: http://pulsevoices.org/…/arch…/stories/997-an-american-story