Through the course of medical education, students learn to call for “consults” from various medical specialties. Yet, consults can come in many forms — from social work, nutrition, law, ethics and policy. There is also much to be learned from premedical and post-bacc students, who may be walking into medicine with a fresh set of eyes. “Consults” invites experienced non-clinicians and undergraduates to contribute pieces relevant to the medical student community.

Kartik Iyer Kartik Iyer (1 Posts)

Kartik Iyer is a pre-medical student at the University of Pittsburgh, where he double majors in Neuroscience and English Writing. He actively researches the neuronal basis of drug craving relapse, as well as potential treatment. He also volunteers extensively with Foodlifeline, and has already delivered 5000 meals to his hungry local neighbors. Since he achieved the Top 20 in the nation in the USA Biology Olympiad and a perfect SAT score in high school, he runs USA Biology Olympiad and SAT paid tutoring classes. In his free time, he enjoys writing and contributing to his writing group. He also occasionally explores the city new cuisines with his friends.

Rahul Rajesh Rahul Rajesh (1 Posts)

Pre-Medical Guest Writer

The University of Texas at Dallas

As an undergraduate student preparing for medical school, I am looking forward to engaging in every opportunity that comes my way in order to become the best student that I can be.