Author Archives: Alison Mercer-Smith
The Advocates for MD/PhD Women in Science (AMPWIS) group is student-led with the objectives of (a) educating ourselves and our peers about disparities women face in medicine and science, (b) empowering our members with the tools they need to succeed … Continue reading
Thank you to all of our students who participated in our panel discussion for undergraduates about MD/PhD programs are, the application process, and the types of research and clinical experiences our students have had prior to applying to these programs.
A big thank you to our fantastic panelists and everyone who attended our Microaggressions and Harassment Workshop! We were joined by Associate Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Dent, Chair of Surgery Dr. Kibbe, Assistant Professor of Pathology Dr. Qian, and … Continue reading
Thank you for joining us at our end of semester meeting today! One important take-away is that from now on, all positions are 1-2 year commitments (you may choose 1 or 2 years), and at the end of 2 years, … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who attended our Fall Mentor Social on October 25, especially to our mentors Dr. Toni Darville (MD – Pediatrics, ID), Dr. Susan Henning (PhD – GI, Cell Biology).
We had a great discussion of articles on September 21 with Dr. Susan Henning and Dr. Rahima Benhabbour, PhD, assistant professor and part of the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery within the UNC Eschelman School of Pharmacy. If you … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who joined us for a book club meeting about Cantor’s Dilemma by Carl Djerassi! We had a great discussion about ethical grey zones and building relationships with faculty members to whom students can go with ethical question.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for lunch with Distinguished Bowman and Gray Professor Jane Thrailkill as we explore the art of using literature to capture patient narratives. What is an illness metaphor? How does a patient express pain through … Continue reading