Scholarly Concentrations Program in the News

The Scholarly Concentrations Program, and the students who participate in it, have been written up in a number of publications.


March 2008
Did You Know...

The Pulse

April 2009
Working to Improve Healthcare: An interview with a student concentrator

The Brown Daily Herald

February 28, 2007
Med School introduces 'concentrations'
October 29, 2007
Scholarly Concentrations Program expanding medical education

Brown Medicine

Winter 2008
Shanghai Underworld
Authored by Terence Sio and Luly Wu who are both Brown MD 2010 students working in the Women's Reproductive Health, Freedom and Rights concentration.
Spring 2009
Ms. Goddard Goes to Washington
Featuring Lauren Goddard, MD'11 an Advocacy and Activism concentrator.
Dance Lessons
Featuring Almaz Dessie, MD'11 working in the Global Health concentration.
A Sick Wind
Authored by Margret Chang, MD'10 working in the Advocacy and Activism concentration.
Bound by Tradition
Personal interview with Kartik Venkatesh, PhD, MD'13 who is a Global Health concentrator.

The Providence Journal

July 23, 2007
Brown med students pursue scholarship outside textbooks
August 3, 2007
Report: U.S.-sanctioned torture methods illegal
The article also mentions that 6 medical students helped out with the report. Though their names were not mentioned in the article, they are listed below:
  1. Peter Chai, MD 2010
  2. Margret Chang, MD 2010 (Advocacy and Activism Concentration)
  3. Amy Hsu, MD 2010 (Aging Concentration)
  4. Sareh Rajaee, MD 2010 (Global Health Concentration)
  5. Jack Rusley, MD 2009
  6. Robert Velasco, MD 2010  (Aging Concentration)
April 17, 2008
Juan Vazquez: In Ocean State, cut costs or cut care?
Article authored by Brown medical student Juan Vazquez and co-authored by Margret Chang, Sharon David and Andrea Dean, who are all in the Advocacy and Activism concentration Class of 2010.

Faculty Update

Summer 2008
Beyond These Walls