Sweat, Medicine and Admiration

Pre-med students Sarah Board, C'19 and Ellie Herron, C'20 spent two months exploring community health in Ghana.

V-SURE: Research, Cardiology, and Trauma

Mesgana Dangachew, C’20 and Virginia Farley, C’20 spent the summer shadowing physicians and conducting research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. They share their experiences shadowing Director of VUMC’s Fetal Cardiology Program Dr. Ann Kavanaugh-McHugh and renowned trauma surgeon Dr. Rick Miller.

Rural Health Care

While many students spent their summers interning at well-funded practices and hospitals, Natalie Paige Griffin, C’20 and Tori Beth Surratt, C’20 had their eyes opened to another side of health care: they worked at local clinics providing health care to uninsured and underinsured patients.

Medicine in the Peruvian Amazon

Gil Horner, C’20 Hippocrates Fellow and Biehl Fellowship recipient, spent the summer in Peru investigating the intersection of ethnomedicine and biomedicine.

Making Connections

It has been a month full of opportunities for Sewanee students to meet representatives from professional schools. From dinner with University of Tennessee deans to lunch with Dr. Paul Erwin of UAB, plus a professional school fair, it has been a busy month!

Welcoming Pre-Health Students

From their Welcome Dinner to the What I Wish I Knew Panel, SHPS and SMHS are making sure this year is off to a great start.