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How To Get Involved With Research In High School

Ishan Puri | Posted 08.02.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

There are two main ways through which high schoolers can seek out research positions. You can either apply to a designated research program, or you can reach out to researchers and/or faculty of academic institutions on your own.

Mercy Street - wounding and caring, and more wounding, and more caring during the American Civil War

Joseph Cooper | Posted 01.15.2016 | Entertainment
Joseph Cooper

"Your dress is abominable, most abominable.... I do not wish my nurses to dress in that manner. These boys must be looking to their recuperation, no...

So You Want to Go to Medical School? 5 Think-Ahead Tips for High Schoolers

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Given that I encourage students to approach college admissions and career choices based on a good fit model, to me the more important question is, "What can you do to find out if medicine is the right career for you?"

Four Steps to a Winning Med School Resume

Chuck Cohn | Posted 02.08.2014 | College
Chuck Cohn

Some students are not quite prepared for an often overlooked, yet critical component of the medical school application -- the activities and extracurriculars section.

Delivering Better Health Care to Urban Communities

Dr. Ronald Berkman | Posted 08.13.2012 | College
Dr. Ronald Berkman

Universities can no longer afford to educate, train and prepare students on their own. Diminishing resources have made it imperative that we creatively collaborate with community partners to accomplish these goals

Medical Humanities: Extracurricular Activity or Critical Curricular Component?

Jennifer Adaeze Anyaegbunam | Posted 05.29.2012 | College
Jennifer Adaeze Anyaegbunam

Proposed changes to the MCAT give weight to the fact that coursework or experiences in the humanities are an invaluable part to a future physician's education.

A New MCAT and a New Focus for Future Doctors

Abdulrahman El-Sayed | Posted 04.29.2012 | College
Abdulrahman El-Sayed

For a profession focused on caring for people, it's a wonder that so little attention is paid to empathy, compassion, or communication skills in the selection of future doctors.