Competitive swimming taught Ika Kovacikova ’20 about the importance of teamwork and shared success. It also taught her to never give up on a challenge—a skill she brings to medical school and believes will serve her well when taking care of patients.
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First-year Geisel student Marcel Brown chose a career in medicine because it will allow him to combine his strong interests in science and in working with people. “I saw the small size of Dartmouth and Geisel as a great asset, one that would promote a lot of meaningful collaboration,” he says.
First-year Geisel medical student Patrick Tolosky believes empowerment through health and wellbeing can be an effective avenue toward breaking the cycle of poverty—it’s why he wants to become a physician.
Experiences such as working as a volunteer on medical mission trips to Honduras and practicing as an oncology nurse in Arizona helped Meghan Bullock ’20 decide that medical school was the right path for her.
Vivian Bhushan wants to help those living in humble circumstance lead healthier lives.
As part of a four-student panel on innovative educational modalities, second-year medical student Sandy Rao spoke to a group of anatomy professors during the annual meeting of the American Association of Anatomists about the benefit of incorporating problem-based learning into anatomy medical education.
Influenced by her deep Upper Valley roots, Catherine Gordon understands the connection between geography and population health—an interconnection she thinks will help explain the challenges facing her future patients.
Alyssa Flores (’19) has been awarded a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship and will receive support for one year of mentored and in-depth training in biomedical research.
Using Nazi-occupied Europe as a lens through which to examine contemporary ethics in a variety of professions, third-year student Natalie Ring, is among 15 international medical students chosen by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics to study the issue.
Motivated by the injustice of the social and health disparities she witnessed while growing up, Louisa Chen ’20 is determined to provide care to these vulnerable populations.