Imagine medical school with all the camaraderie and none of the exams or grades: Wouldn’t that get you excited about a health care career?
In her Peace Corps work, education, research and practice, Jenell Stewart has strived to follow an uncle’s advice to “put a heartfelt effort into this life.”
Many students choose a medical career because they want to help people. That’s also why many DMU osteopathic medicine students volunteer every summer through the University’s educational support services office to tutor students in the physician assistant program.
The biggest strength DMU brings to the translational table: open-minded scientists, clinicians, health care professionals, collaborators and students with a shared passion for serving patients through discovery and its application.
Rachel Hammer is a second-year student at Mayo Medical School in Rochester, MN. Her essay, excerpted here, appears in the 2010 edition of Abaton, DMU’s annual medical literary journal.
This summer DMU created the HEARTland Network, an Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institute (OPTI) for residency training in osteopathic specialties.
Scientists, including those at DMU, are exploring a better approach to treating non-small cell lung cancer: high doses of radiation specifically targeted at the lung tumors using stereotactic body radiation therapy, administered by a robotic system.
The annual Scholarship Fund Dinner was held Oct. 14. Elizabeth Ceballos was the recipient of this year’s Glanton Scholarship.
By easing pain, improving function and increasing mobility, osteopathic manual medicine offers clear benefits to athletes.