As a pre-medical student, I was extremely excited to have been accepted to the King’s College London Health and Society Premedical Program for the Spring 2019 semester. I was 1 of 16 study abroad students chosen from the United States to participate in this five month program. This pre-medical course introduced me to a new way of thinking about medicine. By visiting art galleries and medical museums I learned a great deal of how far we have come in medicine and the endless possibilities we have. Continue reading “How to be a ‘Good’ Doctor – Bahira Ahmed”
I arrived in Lima on the 4th of March at 6pm and immediately discovered two of the most typical characteristics of the city. As soon as I stepped out of the airport, I was hit by a wave of humidity. Indeed, the Peruvian capital’s level of humidity reaches 80% during the summer and up to a 100% during the winter. It felt as if I had landed in the middle of the Amazon forest.