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Exploring Youth Mental Health Programs through Knowledge Exchange in Australia

Third-year medical student Jimmy Tan has always been interested in mental health, especially when it came to youth and adolescents. This summer, he had an opportunity to go to Australia on a knowledge exchange trip. He spoke to writer Julia Soudat about what brought him to Australia, some of the highlights and learnings from his international journey.
Aug 28 / 2019

Class of 2T3: Why Are You Passionate About Medicine?

As a new school year approaches, incoming students from the Class of 2T3 share what inspired them to pursue medicine and how they hope to weave their passions for advocacy into their careers as physicians.
Aug 19 / 2019

Students Organize Invisible Challenges In Medicine Conference

A team of MD students are organizing a one-day symposium, Invisible Challenges In Medicine, to expand the dialogue around mistreatment, discrimination, and allyship as well as to empower medical trainees with strategies to respond to microaggressions and discrimination in a clinical setting. The conference will feature keynote speakers, Dr. Nanky Rai and Chika Oriuwa, three interactive workshops highlighting unique challenges that trainees from equity-seeking groups face in healthcare, and a diverse panel of lived experiences. MD Program News spoke with the organizers, Grace Zhao (2T1), Semipe Oni (2T2), Claire Rollans (2T0), Laura Wong (2T0), Salwa Farooqi (2T1), about this event. 
Jul 25 / 2019

Class of 1T9: Advice for Incoming Students

Reflecting on the last four years of medical school, the Class of 1T9 share some of their best advice for incoming medical students.
Jun 3 / 2019