Thirty-two students have been elected membership in Alpha Omega Alpha.
In delivering the keynote lecture, Stephen Tringale, MD’90, assistant professor of family medicine, told the 175th entering class that the doctor-patient relationship is one of the most important healing tools they will possess.
The cohort included six second-year undergraduates, seven third-year undergraduates, three fourth-year undergraduates and one Boston University medical student. The scholars come from colleges and universities across the continental U.S. and Puerto Rico.
The goal is to increase diversity in the biomedical research and health-care workforce.
The two-day conference was a mix of speakers, workshops, networking, a poster session and awards.
First class to graduate from the newly renamed Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, as the school celebrates its 175th anniversary.
Embrace discomfort, push for progress and strive to support those whose voices need uplifting.
Seven of the nine graduating MD/PhD students matched in highly competitive physician/scientist residency programs that offer protected time for research. Two students chose not to pursue research residency programs.
More than 40 posters represented the contributions of students, residents and faculty.
This year’s recipients are Ricardo Cruz, MD, MPH; Julia Bartolomeo, MD; Lillian Sosa, MS, CGC; Douglas Rosene, PhD, and Jia Jeannie Xu, MD.