Tag: family

Leonard Wang Leonard Wang (2 Posts)

Editor-in-Chief

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

Leonard is a second-year medical student at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in honors biomedical sciences through a 7-year accelerated BS/MD program. Leonard is also currently an MPH student and plans to pursue an MBA while in medical school. He enjoys traveling, rock climbing, and exploring new restaurants and coffee shops in his free time. In the future, Leonard would like to pursue a career in pediatrics/genetics.




Hidden Impact: Parental Health Status and the Cost for Children

Medical student Katelyn Girtain writes about her experiences as a child of a disabled mother that contributed to the lack of proper insurance and ultimately the occurrence of preventable health issues. She also explores relevant policies and the lack of literature on the impacts of parental disability/lack of insurance on children.

My Hero

Showing love in times of loss, being a beacon of hope, taking time to spend with family and regaining our humanity are just some of the values medical student writer Karl Heward emphasizes should be reflected in our practice of medicine while demonstrating how personal tragedy courageously inspired him to adopt this mindset.

Mahnoor Javed (1 Posts)

Editor, Nursing Student

University of Windsor

Mahnoor Javed is in her third year of Nursing. She is passionate about health care and is interested in the environmental determinants of health. She is the Membership executive for RNAO's Ontario Nurses for the Environment Interest Group. Furthermore, her passion for writing has made her the National November Writing Month's Municipal Liaison for the Windsor Region since 2017, where she's completed two 50,000+ word novel projects. She hopes to make an impact on the world in any way - be it through her medical impact, or through the power of words.