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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

September 20, 2018, teampoint

Working to include LGBTQ students in health education

  Reminiscing on my high school and middle school career, I recognize how fortunate I was to have...

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December 14, 2016, teampoint

When “Picking and Choosing Your Battles” Feels Like Surrender

  My medical school’s first year curriculum dedicates a single hour-long small-group discussion to...

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October 28, 2016, teampoint

The Importance of Voice & Interning at NCAAN

  Since the start of this semester, I have been interning at the North Carolina AIDS Action Network...

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May 31, 2016, Eugene Patron

Family Ties - caring across the generations

Recently, I took my grandmother out to lunch. It was a beautiful day, and there was a restaurant...

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January 06, 2016, teampoint

Home is Peachy Keen

  Though born in the far northern realm of Maine, I was an early transplant to the South. My family...

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March 23, 2015, teampoint

The Trans Buddy Program Is Transforming Healthcare

We waited in the thick summer air, just outside the emergency room entrance. The parking garage was...

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November 16, 2012, teampoint

Cary Crall Launches Sexual Health Symposium

I was frustrated by the serious health consequences suffered by several of my friends due to...

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