Our sophomore preceptorship program at LGH is up and running for another year . . . Some of you have secured volunteer hours at one of our local healthcare facilities . . . Some of you are volunteering with F&M EMS or another rescue squad . . . All of you, we hope, have heard by now that gaining “clinical” experience, meaning experience interacting with patients and staff in a healthcare setting, is crucial to your life as a pre-health student.
Earlier this week I had the honor of welcoming the seventeen new members of the Benjamin Rush Honor Society at a simple but powerful induction ceremony in Ware College House. I said a few words at the top of the hour before turning the spotlight over to officers Dylan Smith ‘13 and Jennifer Gay ‘13, who spoke eloquently about the role the Society plays on campus, encouraging academic excellence while fostering community among F&M’s population of pre-health students.