A Day in the Life of: An Occupational Therapy Student

By Nadia Yala, Western Michigan University ‘15 An Occupational Therapist (OT) is a healthcare professional who uses a holistic approach to help people facing cognitive, physical, or emotional challenges participate in daily activities. Interventions involve assisting children with disabilities participate fully in school and social situations, helping individuals recovering from injury regain skills, and providing support Continue Reading

Global Perspectives on Health: Treat Patients, Not Diseases

By Paulo Tabera-Tarello As medical students, it is easy to believe that after years of undergraduate study and hard work, we are ready to be great physicians. How- ever, becoming a successful doctor is not something that can be achieved solely through studying textbooks or scoring well on exams. While these are certainly important components, Continue Reading