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Why I Didn’t Become A Surgeon


One of the oldest medical schools in the country, Tulane is known for its long tradition of surgical excellence. From Rudolf Matas to Alton Ochsner, from Michael DeBakey¬† to Ted Drapanas (chief of surgery during my time, as well as … Continue reading

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Struggles of a First Year Medical Student


Moving from Chicago to New Orleans was a culture shock. However, the change from my undergraduate university days to medical school proved to be an even bigger challenge. Until then, I had always been, if not first in my class, … Continue reading

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