Tag: covid19

Paavani Reddy Paavani Reddy (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Paavani Reddy is a second-year medical student at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. She graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, after which she spent a year in South Korea with the Fulbright Program. She is passionate about health equity, education, and the arts.




Step 1 in the Time of COVID

This year, like those before us, we entered our study periods for Step 1 with some trepidation — both about the long hours of studying and the high stakes of the exam. Like those before us, we reassured ourselves that if we put our time in now, we’d be able to move beyond memorizing minutiae to caring for patients in the hospital. And then, unlike those before us, testing centers across the world closed.

Samuel Rouleau (2 Posts)

Editor-in-Chief and Contributing Writer

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine


Sam is a third year medical student at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, MN. In 2017, he graduated from the United States Air Force Academy 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.