Technological advancements in healthcare

The future of healthcare depends on the balance of sacrifices and benefits that come with technological advancements. Technology has ushered in a new era of electronic convenience that consumers are interested in applying to their medical needs. New technology also facilitates medical breakthroughs, while uncured illnesses provide an insatiable drive for technology to develop a....

Getting Ready for Summer Cross Cultural Health Care

The goals of our Cross Cultural Health Care class are for students to: Develop a critical awareness of self and others within an intercultural context Cultivate global awareness of social contexts, systems, and institutions Assess biomedicine, popular and folk systems, human needs, and health care delivery in varying cultural contexts Students begin preparing for the....

8 Tips for Writing a Stand-Out Personal Statement

-by Adeola Adesuyi Writing a personal statement is arguably one of the most important parts of an application to a variety of programs. These statements give applicants the opportunity to be creative and express themselves beyond the numbers. Here are a couple of tips for writing, given to me by former pre-health advisors and professors.....

Discussing the Big Questions in EMU’s Biomedicine Program

-by Heidi Byron Amidst the rigor of pre-medical and medical professional classes, students at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) enrolled in the Biomedicine Program are delving deep into the bioethics involved with practicing medicine. Interwoven between our technical courses are interdisciplinary seminars aimed at giving future medical professionals a chance to wrestle with difficult ethical issues....

10 Things to Consider When Looking for a Volunteer Opportunity

by Anna Jemi-Alade Most professional health schools have a volunteer hour requirement. At first, the amount of hours required can seem daunting, but once you find the right volunteering position, it will be a breeze. But the question remains, how do you figure out where you want to volunteer and what you want to do?....