Tag: medical education

Aida Alazar Aida Alazar (1 Posts)

Writer-in-Training

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University


I am originally from the Bronx, New York and I’m now a first year medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. I advocate for greater diversity within the medical field and a paradigm shift in medical education. I am energized by dance and stories of overcoming struggle, social justice, and Habesha food.




Dodging Wrenches

The argument for wrenches on the path to doctorhood is as follows: if you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball. Students able to memorize the various bacterial growth media will likely remember the drugs to prescribe in an acute myocardial infarction.

“Rollin’ Up That Broccoli”: Looking Through the Smoke Surrounding Nutrition in Medical Education

Advice on how to eat is perhaps the most ubiquitous type of medicine we are exposed to throughout our day-to-day. Just look at Dr. Oz or recall the waxing and waning popularity of fad diets. While I struggle to define any sources as legitimate nutrition education, it stands to reason that doctors receive training about carbs, calories and fats, right?

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.