Tag: public health

Steven Duncan (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

UT Southwestern Medical Shool


Steven is a second-year medical student at UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. In 2018, he graduated from Brigham Young University with a dual degree in microbiology and Russian. Steven is earning an MD with distinction in global health and spent this past summer doing research in Moscow. In the future, he would like to pursue a career in international medicine and primary care.




DIY Medicine

Do-it-yourself (DIY) medicine is particularly appealing to those who wish to take their health into their own hands and remove costly, time-consuming physicians from the equation. Crucial, however, is the fact that these companies are independently run and thus are not regulated by any governing scientific body.

Physicians as Leaders: The Need for a Novel Curriculum Addressing Health Care Reform

Nationally, our current medical education model fails to address the fundamental tenets of the U.S. health care system, health care policy, and business management. Despite the recent major shift in health care policy, medical schools have proved universally inept at equipping future doctors with the knowledge and tools they need to influence policy in their professional field and to thrive in their careers.

Beyond Illness Roundtables: Social Justice and Clinicians of the 21st Century

In promoting health justice, our team at Systemic Disease believes it is vital to recognize the connection between bias and adverse health outcomes. We utilized a discussion model provided by In-Training’s Beyond Illness Roundtable toolkit to guide a discussion on such interactions that exist across all interprofessional relationships and those that may cloud, strain and negatively impact individuals from teaching, learning and, above all, healing.

Rohit Abraham Rohit Abraham (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine


Rohit Abraham is a 4th year MD/MPH student and Zuckerman Fellow at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved, Michigan State Medical Society, as well as the Genesee County Medical Society. See more at www.RohitAbraham.com