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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...

November 16, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Kelvin Moore, Jr.

Why did you choose your major or program?  I had grown up always interested in healthcare. It...

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November 09, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point Flagship Scholar Mikiko Thelwell

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose medicine because it is inherently...

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October 03, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Alvin Gordián-Arroyo

Why did you choose your major or program?  While studying public health in graduate school, I...

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January 15, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Kishan Patel

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? UC Riverside School of...

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December 28, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Timothy Keyes

What college/university are you attending? Stanford University School of Medicine Photo Credit:...

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December 23, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Marija Kamceva

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Stanford School of Medicine...

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October 28, 2019, teampoint

Placing LGBTQ Health Disparities Under a Microscope

  Throughout my life, I have always tried to follow my curiosity. I was a Freshman in high school...

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April 27, 2017, teampoint

My Experience with Trans Healthcare, From Patient to Doctor

  In 2006 I was sitting in the waiting room of a monthly free trans health clinic in Portland. It...

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February 13, 2017, teampoint

Being Transgender In Family Medicine

I am eternally grateful to the Point Foundation as a I write this, with my graduation both from the...

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September 22, 2014, teampoint

Scholar Jamie Weinand Attends Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) Conference

My name is Jamie Weinand, and I am a second-year medical student at the Boston University School of...

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