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The pandemic has disrupted so many areas of our lives. For premedical students and future medical school applicants, their plans to volunteer in the community–whether medically-related or otherwise–have been upended. Strict distancing measures have by necessity interrupted students’ plans to … Continue reading

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Guest blog post provided by Dr. Reid Thompson, a pediatric cardiologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital Shadowing Dos and Don’ts Shadowing is a great way to observe either a particular specialty or a specific physician and learn more about medicine as … Continue reading

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It is imperative for all premeds to spend time learning about the medical profession through a variety of experiences. Premed students can volunteer in hospitals, free clinics, or other sites to gain experience in a medical setting and show that … Continue reading

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In the medical school application process it’s expected that applicants will have experience with patients to inform their view of the medical profession and to have a realistic view of their intended path. Without this clinical experience it’s highly unlikely … Continue reading

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