Ilana Yurkiewicz on Writing and Medicine

Ilana Yurkiewicz on Writing and Medicine »

10 Mar, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Medical student and science writer Ilana Yurkiewicz says she always had an inkling that she wanted to be a physician. She grew up on Long Island, NY and did her undergrad at Yale University, where she studied molecular biology. While at Yale, she got her start in science writing, too, as Editor-in-Chief of the Yale…
Karan Chhabra on the Fruits of Being Unconventional

Karan Chhabra on the Fruits of Being Unconventional »

3 Feb, 2015
People
Karan Chhabra, co-founder of Project Millennial. Photo provided. Karan Chhabra found his calling at a young age. He says he's always wanted to make an impact on the world through medicine; the gratification of face-to-face patient care and the ability to treat people quickly and accurately hooked him on medicine for good. Once…
Partners for a Healthy City: A Sneak Peek at UT Austin’s New Medical School

Partners for a Healthy City: A Sneak Peek at UT Austin’s New Medical School »

26 Jan, 2015
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A rendering of the new administration building and courtyard. All images provided. Something big is happening right off of Interstate 35, just north of downtown Austin. In November 2012, Travis County paved the way for the development of a university medical school by voting to raise property tax revenue to support…
Ajay Major: Finding Your “Medicine Plus”

Ajay Major: Finding Your “Medicine Plus” »

21 Jan, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Medical student Ajay Major, another member of our activist generation series. Photo provided. When he’s not on the wards as a third-year medical student, Ajay Major manages an online global magazine for medical students, advocates for single-payer healthcare, helps edit major journals like Virtual Mentor and The Bellevue Literary Review, and consults for Medstro…
MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year: Submit Now!

MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year: Submit Now! »

21 Oct, 2014
MTB Contest
MedTech Boston is excited to partner with the mHealth Summit to bring you the "MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year Challenge" (#MTBRock). The mHealth Summit, which meets in the Washington, DC area in December, is the world's largest mobile and connected health event with over 5,000 attendees. This is an open call to any…
Hope Springs Eternal in Primary Care, Says Peter Meyers

Hope Springs Eternal in Primary Care, Says Peter Meyers »

While focusing on primary care this month (because of our 2014 Primary Care Challenge live event on September 16) we came across Peter Meyers, a fourth-year medical student from the University of Minnesota. Peter is the Clinical Innovation Content Fellow at Primary Care Progress, and he just finished a MPH program focused on health policy. As we…
From the Editor-in-Chief: Meet the Physician and Physician-in-Training Innovators!

From the Editor-in-Chief: Meet the Physician and Physician-in-Training Innovators! »

12 Apr, 2014
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Physician Innovators at South by Southwest: Andrey Ostrovsky, Ivor Horn, Krishna Yeshwant, Jennifer Joe I'm always so amazed at the breadth and diversity of interests that my physician colleagues have. Not only do we care for patients in our daily lives, but we strive to contribute in so many other ways.…

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