Med Educators Blog

Articles published in 2020

Webinar in Review: The Impacts and Importance of Pipeline Programs

December 7, 2020

In these events, panelists discussed how institutions and organizations can move the needle in impactful ways to better support underrepresented students that are looking to apply or enter a health profession program.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Joshua D. Brooks, Ph.D., Associate Director of Pre-Clinical Academics, Kaplan Medical

by Joshua D. Brooks, Ph.D., Associate Director, Pre-Clinical Academics, USMLE, COMLEX, & NBDE Pharmacology & Biochemistry Faculty Member | November 19, 2020
Meet the Kaplan Medical Experts

It was the first job at Kaplan that helped me see my true passion―it was not just learning pharmacology; it was helping others understand the processes and appreciate the beauty of these pathways.

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KMHS Alumni: Carlos Vergara, MD Candidate

by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | November 17, 2020
Kaplan Medical Honor Society

Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Carlos Vergara, to learn more about his path from studying in Colombia to becoming an MD in the United States.

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Visual Aides and Cognitive Theory

by Christopher Cimino, MD, FACMI, VP of Medical Academics, Kaplan Medical | November 10, 2020
Kaplan Medical

Much is written about the difference between quantitative processes and qualitative processes, but I think an excellent example of how the former transforms into the latter is the medical school curriculum.

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Webinar in Review: Racial Disparities in Mental Health Care

November 6, 2020

In this event, panelists took a deep dive into what defines “racial disparities” in mental healthcare as well as ways in which treatment and intervention can be improved by prioritizing culturally-diverse training in higher education.

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KMHS Alumni: Camila Gonzalez Aragon, MD Candidate

by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | October 27, 2020
Kaplan Medical Honor Society

Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Camila Gonzalez Aragon, to learn more about her path from studying in Costa Rica to becoming an MD in the United States.

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Webinar in Review: Black Pain Matters

October 15, 2020

In this event, panelists addressed the historic assumptions and misconceptions about Black pain tolerance that continue to impact not only the medical treatment that black people receive today, but also the gaps in education that all medical students unknowingly face.

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