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Sarah Bassiouni Sarah Bassiouni (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer

UC San Diego School of Medicine


Sarah S. Bassiouni is a first-year medical student at the UC San Diego School of Medicine. In 2011 she graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. Following this, she earned a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan in 2016, and she has been a nationally certified phlebotomist (PBT(ASCP)) since 2014. Sarah is passionate about eliminating health disparities both locally and globally. In her increasingly rare free time, she can be found writing in local coffee shops or hiking with loved ones. Sarah plans to pursue a career in academic medicine and global surgery.




Samuel Rouleau (2 Posts)

Contributing Writer and Medical Student Editor

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine


Sam is a second year medical student at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, MN. In 2017, he graduated from the United States Air Force with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. He enjoys reading, writing, yoga, and rock climbing in his free time. After graduating medical school, Sam would like to pursue a career in emergency medicine or psychiatry.