702, 2020

Your Path to Medicine

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

Your Path to Medicine By: Philip Fallah Growing up as an Iranian-Chinese American, my parents emphasized the importance of community as it is an inherent value to those cultures. Whatever I did when I “grew up” would be with the purpose of uplifting those in my community without the same privileges that I had as a child. Thanks to Ms. Chambers, my high school Biology teacher, I found a [... Read More]

402, 2020

Why is DFAD Important?

By |February 4th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

WHY IS DFAD IMPORTANT? By Shilpa Kumar “You’re the first Black surgeon I’ve seen!” was the first thing a student said to a panelist during a Q&A session at the most recent Doctor for a Day. A simple statement was a reminder of the large impression representation can make. Doctor for a Day aims to increase diversity in medicine by encouraging underrepresented minority students in middle and high school [... Read More]

102, 2020

What Obstacle Have You Overcome?

By |February 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest News|

What obstacle have you overcome? By: L'Oreal Kennedy The path through academia can be quite treacherous but the rewards are immeasurable. I am a first-generation college student and the first person on either side of my family to earn a doctorate. My mother started going to school at the age of 12 and stopped at the age of 16 once she became pregnant. Without the precedent of higher education [... Read More]




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