Thoughts about Cross Collaboration

By Wasiq Sheikh, wsheikh

Conducting research in a field that interests you can be daunting and exciting. Since you’re trained in that field, you get accustomed to popular hypotheses, proposed mechanisms and accepted results. However, this can be a double edged sword. Even though this extensive training and immersion can turn you into an excellent researcher, I do think..

28th April, 2016

From a Gracious Med Student, Thank You

By Meghan Yi, megyi

A mentor from college, only five or so miles from the hospital, recently gave birth to her second child. She told me about her surprise when another alumnus who had graduated a few years before me and is now an OB/GYN resident helped deliver her baby. “They asked me if it would be okay if..

27th April, 2016

Rounds Rankle Me

By Lauren Rafka, lrafka

This month I’m finally getting around to completing my acting internship in family medicine. Typically, the acting internship is completed in the summer at the beginning of fourth year so that students can have a higher-responsibility experience in the specialty of their choice and get letters of recommendation based on their performance. However, because of..

26th April, 2016