Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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Whether it's cat dissections, clinical rotations, providing medicinal supplies for the needy, or learning about organic chemistry or microbiology, 2017 has been a busy year for the ever-expanding Jesuit Dallas Medical Society. To celebrate the year’s success, the Medical Society gathered to award some of the club’s hardest workers and to honor a major contributor to the Medical Society’s...
Work it! You can do this! Just one! More! Milliliter of Polydimethylsiloxane? I’ll bet you thought I was gonna say one more rep…. Rising seniors Sean Holden, Kota Ueshima, and Reed Zimmermann got some serious mental workouts in this summer as research interns at UT Southwestern.   These three students participated in the highly competitive STARS research program. Upon acceptance, each student was...
When one envisions a traditional summer job, activities such as observing genetic mutations in mice, identifying how certain pathogens use virulence effectors to infect eukaryotic cells, and quantifying the functional activation of the dysplastic cortex of the brain don’t often come to mind. But for three Jesuit seniors, Erik Sanchez- Perez, Noah Sherer, and Joe Carver, these activities are...
The young men sit around the black stage, listening as the speaker presents his life journey. Glued to his words, each student follows along in complete silence, eagerly listening as the speaker offers his own experiences in the medical field. Finally, the boys loudly applaud as the presenter wraps up his talk, giving the students a lot to think about. On...
Fifty pound medicine bags, nine students, six doctors, three days, two teachers, and one mission. Jesuit students were playing Uno on the filthy airport floor in Guatemala City, excitedly sharing their spring break plans and interest in medicine. Advised not to pet the wild dogs, they rushed into dented vans, roused by the deafening roars of motorbikes and the...
So how did you spend your summer? Inspecting the intestines of fruit flies? Analyzing the effects of vaccines? Digging for a solution to cancer?   Actually, three Jesuit students, Patrick Arraj '14, Trevor Johnson '14, and Mason Amelotte '14, respectively, accomplished just the above. Participants of the STARS program at UT Southwestern, a nationally renowned medical school with multiple nobel laureates,...
On Saturday, October 26, a group from Jesuit's Medical Society gathered in Addison Circle Park in Addison, Texas. Joined by Mrs. Boyle and Mr. Von, the group participated in the Out of Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention. Students arrived at the Park between 7:00 am and 7:45 am and the group waited for the event to begin. The Commencement ceremony...
January 23rd marked the start of the clinical rotations for Medical Society members at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Earlier in the year, the clinical rotations were put on hold as a result of the devastating Ebola outbreak, putting the welfare of students above all. However, after Dallas had been officially declared Ebola-free, and the hospital safe from infection,...

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