Author: Brian Lefchak

Brian Lefchak Brian Lefchak (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Drexel University College of Medicine


Brian Lefchak graduated summa cum laude in biology from Drexel University in Philadelphia and is currently a fourth year medical student in the MD/MPH program at Drexel University College of Medicine. His goal is to pursue a career in pediatrics. His interests include, but are not limited to, music, filmmaking, foreign travels and soccer.




Perspectives from the Bike: A Look at an Ecuadorian Hospital

The gray pickup truck rattled along the rocky path, careening back and forth on a steep incline that reached for the snow-capped peak masked by clouds. While tires slid and kicked up trails of dust that diffused into the mist surrounding us, I was still able to catch a glimpse of Chimborazo, a volcanic pyramid of Ecuador, through pockets of clarity in that atmosphere. Soaring at breathtaking elevations of over 20 thousand feet, Chimborazo is a point near the equator where one can be closest to the sun while standing on Earth.

Brian Lefchak Brian Lefchak (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Drexel University College of Medicine


Brian Lefchak graduated summa cum laude in biology from Drexel University in Philadelphia and is currently a fourth year medical student in the MD/MPH program at Drexel University College of Medicine. His goal is to pursue a career in pediatrics. His interests include, but are not limited to, music, filmmaking, foreign travels and soccer.