Tag: medical education

Michael Spears Michael Spears (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Indiana University School of Medicine

Michael is a third-year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana, class of 2021. Formerly, he served as an Army Aviation Officer (UH-60 Blackhawk Pilot) in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York where he earned a Bachelor of Science in economics. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, basketball, endurance athletics, and reading. After he graduates from medical school, Michael would like to practice within the Veterans Health Administration.


I know that being a third-year medical student is like being a transplanted kidney. One starts the day in one body. School is composed of lecture halls and written exams. However, the world has shifted by the end of the day, and shockingly, one’s old body is not present.

Taylor Collignon (1 Posts)

Pre-Medical Guest Writer

University of Tampa

Taylor Collignon is a pre-med student at the University of Tampa interested in endocrinology and dermatology. She plans to do research in the field of epigenetics and nutrigenomics. She will intertwine her love for nutrition and disease prevention with medicine in her future career as a physician.