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First-Generation American Holds on to Heritage, Pursues Medical Degree

May 31, 2024

PCOM South Georgia medical student Justin Nguyen is working to create a campus organization for Asian American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander students.

Healing Across Cultures

May 30, 2024

Wei Ngai (MS/BioMed '24) aims to bridge gaps in health care for the AANHPI community by creating open dialogue and building trust in the medical system.

Representation Matters in Medicine

May 28, 2024

As part of AANHPI Heritage Month, Diane Janelle Camonayan (DO '27) discusses her journey from nursing to becoming an osteopathic physician.

A Community Unlike Any Other

May 27, 2024

Tyler Kung (DO ’27) has found a supportive community at PCOM, especially within the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) Chapter.

Katresa Gardner Named Medical Library Association Caucus Chair

April 25, 2024

Gardner was elected as the chair of MLA's LGBTQIA+ Caucus, where she will lead the executive committee and represent around 300 members.

Insights From an Autistic Medical Student

April 11, 2024

First-year med student Fox Ryker (DO '27) shares the challenges faced by those with autism while highlighting the strengths their unique perspective provides.

'Everything to Me Is Limitless'

February 22, 2024

Kayla Davenport (DO '25) attributes her drive to pursue a career in emergency medicine to the unwavering support and encouragement of her parents.

Continuing What His Parents Started

February 21, 2024

Growing up, Emeka Ikeakanam witnessed his parents give back to others in immeasurable ways. Now, as a youth volunteer, he hopes to spread that mindset.