The Johns Hopkins-AstraZeneca Scholars Program is a first-of-its-kind Ph.D. training program, in which students are introduced to the process and challenges of drug discovery and development through coursework in translational research and work conducted at AstraZeneca.
A Day in the Life
Our medical students, residents, postdocs and fellows have a lot to share — from daily life in the classroom, tips on surviving residency, new research that is pushing the boundaries of science and patient care, to the best places to grab a bite in Baltimore, they share it here.
Jan 7, 2020 No comments
The Mental Health Crisis in Medical Education: Sharing Stories, Normalizing Unwellness and Seeking HelpPosted by Howard Chang | A Day in the Life, Events and Happenings
Anxiety, depression and burnout are common among medical students, trainees and physicians. A diverse panel of speakers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their experiences struggling with mental and emotional unwellness and the importance of seeking help.
Dec 20, 2019 No comments
The more you know, the more you know you don’t know. In biomedical professions, sometimes that fact can be energizing and other times — demoralizing.
Nov 22, 2019 No comments
The hardest part about dissecting Sir was when he no longer looked human. When we had cut and sawed and scraped to the point when I could not see Sir’s face — or a semblance of any face — I felt, for the first time, that I had taken something inviolable from him. How many […]
Nov 14, 2019 No comments
I grew up with vizslas. They’re a pretty rarely seen dog breed, although they are #31 out of 192 breeds in the American Kennel Club (AKC) breed popularity ranking. The breed originally hails from Hungary, although there are many breeders in the United States. Vizslas faced extinction during both World War I and World War […]
Nov 7, 2019 No comments
Nearly two months ago, I concluded my fourth Ph.D. lab rotation. Rotations are important components of Ph.D. training. During each rotation, a new student spends eight to 12 weeks working in a lab, getting a sense of the science pursued there, the types of questions asked and the overall culture. After completing three or more […]
Nov 1, 2019 No comments
“Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection…” (National Labor Relations Act of 19351). In the United States, there are currently […]
Oct 28, 2019 No comments