Sunday, June 19, 2016

Questions to ask When Picking a Medical School if You Want to be a Good Doctor

I graduated medical school this May from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.  And only now can I speak about what I should have cared about when picking a medical school in the first place.  Originally, I had picked USC for a unique medical engineering program called Health, Technology, and Engineering, and because I heard colloquially that it had good clinical training since it had a major county hospital.  I was extremely fortunate that I did so.

Is the FDA's "Ban" on Gay Men Donating their Blood Discriminatory?

In the wake of the horrific Orlando shootings, there has been renewed attention given to the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) so-called ban on blood donations from Gay men.  A congressman called the ban discriminatory, and demanded it's repeal- a call joined by the American Medical Student Association and many others.