A Day in the Life: MD./Ph.D Student

by Varun Awasti MD/PhD degrees can be obtained through dual-degree programs offered at various allopathic medical schools throughout the United States. Having both degrees allows one to conduct in-depth scientific research and apply it to medically relevant contexts. Samir Awasthi, an MD/PhD student at the University of California, Davis is…

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“From Bench to Bedside:” HTE@USC – A Cross-Disciplinary Program between Medicine and Engineering

by Dalton Banh The USC Keck School of Medicine and the Viterbi School of Engineering have jointly formed a four-year program that seeks to narrow the gap between the disciplines of medicine and engineering. Health, Technology and Engineering, abbreviated “HTE@USC,” is a cross-disciplinary program targeted towards Keck M.D. and Viterbi doctorate candidates. The…

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