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Student Perspectives: All About Grad School

Student Perspectives: All About Grad School

Curious about graduate school? Below are recent posts from our students sharing advice, accomplishments and the latest goings-on in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine graduate programs. The Future of Biomedical Education: A Conversation with Dr. Ziegelstein A Ph.D. candidate sits down with Dr. Ziegelstein, vice dean for education at the Johns Hopkins University(...)

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How Business School Is Making Me a Better Doctor

How Business School Is Making Me a Better Doctor

Olu Akinirimisi (pictured above, right) is a student in the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s Master of Science in Health Care Management program. This one-year degree is open to School of Medicine students between their second and third or third and fourth years of study. Find out more information about the program. I found myself(...)

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Celebrating Diversity at Hopkins

Celebrating Diversity at Hopkins

By Susana Rodriguez, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology On December 4th, Turner concourse was bustling with eager, young, and talented research trainees arriving with posters in hand, ready to discuss their scientific findings with faculty judges and meeting participants; the 3rd Annual Excellence in Diversity (EiD) Symposium was officially underway at the Johns Hopkins(...)

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Johns Hopkins School of Medicine: Diverse Perspectives

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine: Diverse Perspectives

Equal treatment for all is one of the values on which this institution was founded. In an 1873 letter from Mr. Johns Hopkins to Johns Hopkins Hospital trustees, he wrote that the hospital must care for “the indigent sick of this city and its environs, without regard to sex, age, or color, who may require(...)

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Cara Plott: ‘Are you OK?’ A med student’s plea for action to stop gun violence

Cara Plott: ‘Are you OK?’ A med student’s plea for action to stop gun violence

By Cara Plott, a second-year medical student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. I am sick of needing to text my friends and family to ask whether they have been shot. On Nov. 7, my friend traveled to Thousand Oaks, California, to visit her family. Late that night, a gunman shot and(...)

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Speaking From Experience: Advice For Residents and Fellows

Speaking From Experience: Advice For Residents and Fellows

Biomedical Odyssey bloggers past and present share their experiences and offer advice to prospective residents and fellows. Here are a few of our favorites: Applying for Residency: Parts One, Two and Three A fourth-year medical student offers pro tips and lessons learned during the residency application process. Advice from a Senior Resident to a New(...)

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

A Day in the Life of a Medical Student

Through triumphs, inspiration and heartache, our medical students offer rich, vivid accounts of their time at the school of medicine. Here are some of our favorites: The Hidden Joys of Medical School The rigor of medical school provides little time to celebrate or reflect on one’s accomplishments. The truly exhilarating moments, however, come most unexpectedly.(...)

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Do You Want to Write For Us?

Do You Want to Write For Us?

Do you blog? Journal? Write in your spare time? Are you interested in pursuing communications at any level in parallel with your professional training? We need you! Biomedical Odyssey: Adventures from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is a newsfeed dedicated to showcasing the accomplishments of the students, postdocs, residents and fellows here at the Johns(...)

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