Emily Fu (2 Posts)
Warren Alpert Medical School
Emily is a medical student, crossword fiend, and backpacker. She likes reading poetry, cleaning her bicycle, and talking about medical education. Email her! She'd love to chat.
It’s been a hard week. Hard, of course, because this election has caused an unprecedented wave of fear across our nation. Hard because those whose lives have been invalidated by our newest president elect are already exhausted by the daily struggle of living in a hostile country. And — not to be discounted — hard because bad days in medical school seem to hunt in packs and pounce all at once.
With the 2016 presidential election just days away, debates on the personalities and as well as the policy agendas of the respective candidates have become increasingly fierce. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may both be moderates at heart, but their official policy platforms represent near-extremes of the political spectrum. This holds especially true in their proposals regarding healthcare: Trump’s proposal, entitled “Health Care Reform to Make America Great Again,” and Clinton’s, “Universal, Quality, Affordable Health Care for Everyone in America” together paint a picture of the spectrum of opinions and debates surrounding healthcare.
Talia Robledo-Gil (1 Posts)
Yale School of Medicine
Talia is originally from Miami Beach, Florida, born to parents who emigrated from Peru. She attended Dartmouth College, where she majored in Art History and minored in Biology. After spending a year working to help develop partnership between Dartmouth and various institutions in Peru, Talia then started medical school at Yale. She plans to pursue a residency in internal medicine, and hopes to work with underserved populations, particularly the Latino community. She hopes to achieve this by engaging in clinical practice, educating medical trainees, and advancing healthcare policy.