So, you want to go to medical school? In order to truly understand what you’re signing yourself up for, clinical experience is a huge advantage to acquire medical exposure and hands-on knowledge that will benefit your future. Not only is clinical experience important, but so is volunteering in an area that you are passionate about […]
Cidney is a first-year medical student at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in Sint Maarten. Before attending medical school, she received her B.A. in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology from Drake University. Growing up in rural Wisconsin, her passion lies in aiding small communities as an aspiring family medicine physician. She wishes to help individuals overcome medical resource barriers, which she has experienced first-hand living and studying medicine in the Caribbean during COVID-19. Her other passions include health justice, serving as a Student Judiciary Committee Member for her medical school and is enrolled in the Health Justice Scholars Program through the American Medical Student’s Association.
In the past, Cidney has worked as a First-Aid provider in the mountains of California, ER Scribe in downtown Des Moines and English Teacher in Naples, Italy. During her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and listening to true crime podcasts.