Author Archive for Victoria Frankenstein

Hi, I’m Victoria Frankenstein, almost-doctor and host of the web series “Frankenstein MD.” You can go ahead and start referring to me now as “Dr. Frankenstein,” just so you’re used to it when it actually happens. Which will be any day now.

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Alone Together – Episode 24

Alone Together – Episode 24

October 31, 2014

My last video.

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Letter to Students – October 30, 2014

Letter to Students – October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014

My final post. -Victoria TO: All ESU Medical Students & Recent Grads FROM: Victoria Frankenstein DATE: October 30th, 2014 It is likely we did not know each other (though some of you may know me as “that gunner with the red hair”). My name is Victoria Frankenstein and I am a recent graduate of Engle […]

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#CreatureDay2 – Episode 23

#CreatureDay2 – Episode 23

October 28, 2014

I attempt one last experiment with the help of Iggy and Dr. Waldman. Read my thoughts on the hypothetical need for a mate here.

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The Hypothetical Need For a Mate

The Hypothetical Need For a Mate

October 27, 2014

I will admit that I am not as well read in the social sciences as might be appropriate for a dedicated academic like myself. (We can debate whether social science should truly qualify as ‘sciences’ at all at a later date.) In my defense, medical biology has little to do with social science concepts like […]

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Friends with Words – Episode 22

Friends with Words – Episode 22

October 24, 2014

Iggy and I continue to track down the Creature. Read our account of hunting the Creature here.

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Field Notes: Creature Tracking

Field Notes: Creature Tracking

October 23, 2014

VICTORIA’S NOTES: NIGHT 1 12:00am: Pursuit of Creature begins. Conditions: 37 °F. Mild clouds. Moon: Waning crescent. 12:25am: Optimal conditions to entrap the Creature allow one to sneak up on him. Unfortunately, Iggy’s pee pee dance is not helping in this matter. 12:40am: While Iggy is taking care of his elimination needs, I rechecked our […]

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Should I Stay Or Should I Go – Episode 21

Should I Stay Or Should I Go – Episode 21

October 21, 2014

Iggy and I decide to hunt down the Creature. Read other potential #CreatureSighting reports here.

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#CreatureSighting Reports: Timeline of Events

#CreatureSighting Reports: Timeline of Events

October 20, 2014

After the police failed to take my evidence seriously, I turned to you all to help me track The Creature. Thanks to you, we are working towards an accurate mapping of his actions after escaping the lab at ESU. Below are reports that circulated across social media of creature sightings that occurred between the timeline of […]

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Life Finds a Way – Episode 20

Life Finds a Way – Episode 20

October 17, 2014

Dealing with the repercussions of my experiments. Read my thoughts on scientific responsibility here.

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The Responsibility of the Scientist: A Cloud of Uncertainty

The Responsibility of the Scientist: A Cloud of Uncertainty

October 16, 2014

Just a few short weeks ago, I graduated from medical school and took the Hippocratic Oath. Though it doesn’t actually contain the phrase, “First do no harm,” the modern version of the Oath that I took does include several passages about the physician’s responsibilities to her patients and to society as a whole. In light […]

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