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Student Voices

Prabu Pallavi, medical student, performing Bharatanatyam

Art and Medicine

Third-year student Pallavi Prabhu has been practicing and performing the classical Indian dance form called Bharatanatyam since she was 5 years old. She talks about the impact this artform had on her personal life and medical training.

Year in Review

For College of Human Medicine students, navigating medical school during a pandemic has been tough and even a bit scary. As we enter a new year, several students to shared their personal highlights as medical students in 2021.

Women of Color in Leadership

Two College of Human Medicine students were chosen to Academy of Family Physicians Executive Boards. Adjoa Kusi-Appiah and Julie Ngo are honored by the appointments and understand the importance of women in leadership roles. 

Lost in Translation

Jennifer Chinchilla Perez discusses how her personal experience as the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants led to her involvement in the study "Lost in Translation: An OSCE-Based Workshop for Helping Learners Navigate a Limited English Proficiency Patient Encounter."

New podcast connects students

Andrew Kim created the podcast Get to Know to meet and learn about his classmates during the pandemic, when in-person learning was very limited. His subjects are varied: a classmate who combines his interest in art and fashion with medicine, another who studied political philosophy before deciding on a career in medicine, and one who enrolled at age 40 after serving as a Green Beret medic.