There's a story behind every application. Read about some of the inspiring journeys others have made from applicant to medical student to physician.
Aaron Hollis Palmer
Abraar explored journalism, photography, and entrepreneurship but decided on medicine so he can care for people in low-income regions of the world.
Adam Aponte, MD
Adam's Crohn’s disease diagnosis at the age of nine, and knowing that so many others struggle with the disease, has motivated him to pursue a career in medicine.
After his younger brother was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, Ahmad was inspired to go to medical school to be a voice for those living with chronic illness.
Aisa, an immigrant who experienced homelessness after moving to the US, says her hardships provided opportunities for growth and motivated her to become a doctor and work with underserved populations.
Alexa M. Mieses
Amber Rae Wang
A former nurse, and mother of three, Ana decided it wasn't too late to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor.