Tag: patient care

Micky Akinrodoye Micky Akinrodoye (2 Posts)

Medical Student Contributing Writer

Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Micky is a 4th-year medical student who is passionate about holistic wellness and always taking into account the social determinants of health to provide the highest quality of care to patients. He aspires to be an Orthopedic Surgeon.




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.

The Difficult Patient

Medical student Allen Betts explores the often underrated effect of psychosocial determinants and the integral part they play in the influencing health and well-being. Read more to find out how he has come to appreciate the soft skills a physician gleans through patient encounters rather than through books.

Allen Betts Allen Betts (2 Posts)

Medical Student Contributing Writer, Columnist

Indiana University School of Medicine

Allen is a fourth-year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. Allen plans on pursuing a career in Radiology.