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Health Professions in the News: Med Students Aren’t Sitting Out the Fight Against the Coronavirus

Mother Jones (March 28, 2020)

As the official number of coronavirus infections begin to skyrocket—on Monday, it was 35,000; 70,000 on Thursday, and by Friday afternoon there were over 100,000 cases—the nation’s health care apparatus has reorganized itself to face the pandemic head-on. Read the full story here. 

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Health Professions in the News: ‘This Is What We Signed Up For’: Meet the Med School Grads Fast-Tracked to the Coronavirus Front Line

Daily Beast (April 3, 2020)

“As a patient, a health-care provider, or staff, we all have fear,” Lewandrowski told The Daily Beast. “If you don’t have an element of fear, you have a few screws loose. But despite having some fear, this, as medical students, is what we signed up for. It is the purpose we have, and the calling we...

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Health Professions in the News: Shortened MCAT® exams, extended AMCAS® deadlines: How the pandemic has upended medical school admissions

AAMC (April 24, 2020)

Medical school applicants have been struggling with many unknowns, from when they can take the MCAT® exam to how they'll gather recommendations. Here's how schools are working to put together an admissions process that's both safe and fair. Read the full story here.

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