Elaine Khoong

Elaine Khoong

    Elaine Khoong is currently a 4th year medical student at Washington University in St Louis. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania as a member of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology. After her graduation, she served as a Teach For America corps member where she taught high school science in Chicago. This June she will begin an internal medicine residency at the University of California in San Francisco. Her current career plans include serving as a primary care physician for urban populations while also conducting research on how to better deliver health care to this at-risk population.

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    9 Apr, 2014

    During my time abroad, I watched several patients with heart attacks pass away because there was no thrombolytic (clot-busting) therapy. Thrombolytic medications are inexpensive and have been around for more than 50 years.

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