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Prisca Mbonu Prisca Mbonu (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Burnett School of Medicine at Texas Christian University

Prisca Mbonu is a medical student at the Burnett School of Medicine at TCU in Fort Worth, Texas class of 2026. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2020. She is interested in narrative medicine and in her free time she enjoys writing poems and short stories about her experiences during her medical training.

To The Incoming Medical Student

It was a warm summer day in July, and I felt trepidation as I prepared to meet my very first patient. This encounter marked my initiation into the world of clinical practice as a budding, first-year medical student. My patient, whom I will refer to as Bob, appeared to be in his late 50s. He was of average height, with a sturdy, muscular build and a distinguished touch of gray lining his temples. His eyes …

Lydia Boyette, DO, MBA (4 Posts)

Managing Editor Emeritus (2018-2019)

Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Lydia Boyette is excited to be a managing editor for in-Training Magazine. In May 2019, she graduated cum laude with a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and summa cum laude with a Master of Business Administration. Lydia matched via the NRMP into anesthesiology residency at the University of Central Florida.

Throughout medical school, Lydia wrote stories about her experiences learning clinical skills and has had her work published by PubMed, KevinMD, and StatPearls, LLC.

Additionally, Lydia has spent a significant amount of time working for community health centers in rural areas. She served as a student physician ambassador for her medical school and previously held the position of editor-in-chief for the local community health clinic's newsletter.

In 2015, she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in healthcare management and a minor in general science from Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina. She also served as an English composition tutor and editor. While completing her undergraduate degree, Lydia was inducted into several honor societies including Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Mu Delta, Pre-Med Allied Health, and Who's Who Among Students Class of 2015.