Category Archives: Medical Students and Residents

A Young Leader’s “Dream of a Better Future”

President’s Message Nancy C. Swikert, M.D. We talked about being a leader in the June KMA Kentucky Health eNews. Leadership can begin at any stage of your life.  You don’t have to wait until you are old to do good for the community around you.  Lets look at one of the recent KMA graduates of the Medical School Outreach Leadership (MSOL) program. Mel Ruberg is a fourth year medical student at University of Louisville School of Medicine.  She found an

MSOL Program Covers Topics Important to Future Physicians

According to CBS Money Watch, if you are “brilliant, ambitious and gifted in science,” you should “think again” before you consider being a doctor. They cite that the increasing administrative tasks are only matched by the increasing amount of debt that medical students graduate with – which averaged $180,000 in 2014. The fact that major news outlets are redirecting bright students to a different field is a testament to the challenge that we face as medical students. We are tasked