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Adam Barsouk Adam Barsouk (4 Posts)

Pre-Medical Guest Writer

Pennsylvania State University-Sidney Kimmel Medical College Accelerated BS/MD Program


Adam Barsouk is currently a student of Pre-medicine, Health Policy and Administration, and Anthropology at the Pennsylvania State University-Jefferson Medical College accelerated BS/MD program. As a son of Soviet Jewish escapees, Adam values the opportunity and freedom that America has provided his family, and as a current cancer researcher at the University of Pittsburgh and an aspiring physician, hopes to share this commitment by liberating the infirm from the chains of chronic disease and suffering. Adam speaks 6 languages, has visited over 30 countries, and enjoys recounting his experiences while also learning anything he can from the people and places around him.




How Jerry Sandusky Hurt a Future Generation of Physicians

When Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football coach, was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse, few could foresee that he was about to hurt thousands of students, future physicians and aspiring scientists across the nation. Americans are notorious for their unhurried approach when it comes to choosing and pursuing a profession. In most other developed countries, students begin undergraduate education at 16 and often have a path in mind by middle school.

Adam Barsouk Adam Barsouk (4 Posts)

Pre-Medical Guest Writer

Pennsylvania State University-Sidney Kimmel Medical College Accelerated BS/MD Program


Adam Barsouk is currently a student of Pre-medicine, Health Policy and Administration, and Anthropology at the Pennsylvania State University-Jefferson Medical College accelerated BS/MD program. As a son of Soviet Jewish escapees, Adam values the opportunity and freedom that America has provided his family, and as a current cancer researcher at the University of Pittsburgh and an aspiring physician, hopes to share this commitment by liberating the infirm from the chains of chronic disease and suffering. Adam speaks 6 languages, has visited over 30 countries, and enjoys recounting his experiences while also learning anything he can from the people and places around him.