First-generation med student (Two weeks before med school).

Hey!✌🏽 One of the scholarships my school offers is the First Generation MD Award. Basically, the requisites for applying are: describing my parents’ educational background and job experience, filling out the application, and writing a personal statement on how becoming the first physician in my family will impact the patients and communities that I treat or work with. This scholarship got me thinking about ME becoming the first MD in my family and right now I feel like it could go in one of two ways: either I feel like an outsider, or I use it in my favor. Of … Continue reading First-generation med student (Two weeks before med school).