Tag: medical education

Joseph Joo Joseph Joo (2 Posts)

Columnist

Texas A&M University College of Medicine


Joseph is a Class of 2019 medical student at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine. He received undergraduate degrees in Exercise Science and Economics at The University of Texas at Austin.

The Sport of Medicine

Aside from the obvious anatomical and physiological implications that dictate sports, I am convinced that there are numerous principles that run parallel between medicine and sports. The aim of The Sport of Medicine is two-fold: to show that there is power in understanding the journey of others to help mold our own, and why I believe that medicine is a sport in its own, unique way.




A Donor’s Story

The morning that we met was one most medical students eagerly anticipate as they embark on the journey that is medical education. Excitedly I put on my first set of scrubs, elated to look like a “real” doctor. Beneath my external façade however, I was masking an underlying feeling of anxiety.

Beyond Illness Roundtables: Conversations in Philadelphia

When I was first invited to host a Roundtable Discussion, I was told that we were supposed to bring together medical students to discuss their idea of a modern physician: What characteristics would they have? What kinds of skills would we want to cultivate in this increasingly technological age? What kind of doctor would be necessary to meet the needs of the health care system now and into the decades ahead?

Michael Hernandez (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine


Hi! I am a fourth year medical student at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. I am currently in the process of applying to psychiatry programs with the goal of going into child & adolescent psychiatry. To stay sane, I cook, write, and play with my 3 adorable cats.