There's a story behind every application. Read about some of the inspiring journeys others have made from applicant to medical student to physician.
Marius I. Chukwurah
Marius was inspired by his parents who immigrated from Nigeria, and the doctor who stabilized his scoliosis.
Mary Becker Rysavy
Witnessing the health disparities in his community motivates Michael to want to practice in urban areas.
Bridger decided becoming a doctor would allow him to have a bigger impact in improving the health and wellness of people in his home state of Montana.
Sotonye’s journey to medical school was one of resilience, determination, and perseverance. Her advice to applicants is to do your research, find mentors aligned with your goal, and use your support system when you feel defeated.
After a brain injury and terminal diagnosis, Ariel decided to still go to medical school. Now she's in her second year.
Boluwaji Ogunyemi, MD
Brandi suffered from imposter syndrome in medical school. But her twin sister, who was going through medical school at the same time, served as her biggest inspiration.
Brian H. Williams, MD
Dr. Williams spent six years in the Air Force as an aeronautical engineer before pursuing a career in medicine.
Both Brittani and her sister are dedicated to nurturing the next generation of diverse doctors.