Tag Archives: American

Severely injured patient becomes first African American to receive full face transplant

A 68-year-old man from Los Angeles has made medical history by becoming the first African American to receive a full face transplant. In July, Robert Chelsea also became the oldest patient to undergo the surgery, which was performed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, NBC News reports. “May God bless the donor and his… Read More »

Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes

FORT WORTH — The 3-year-old boy who could upend a 40-year-old law aimed at protecting Native American children barreled into the suburban living room, merrily defying his parents’ prediction that he might be shy. He had a thatch of night-black hair and dark eyes that glowed with mischievous curiosity. As he pumped a stranger’s hand… Read More »

Why are you pursuing a career in medicine? Interviewers will ask. – American Medical Association

Some medical schools receive thousands of applications for a couple hundred openings. If you, as a prospective medical student, make it to the interview process, you are likely an attractive candidate on paper. Your admissions interview represents a chance to distinguish yourself from a crowded and competitive field. Admissions interviews vary in format by school.… Read More »