Distinction tracks – a way to keep your outside interests alive


Medical school is all about science, right? That’s true, but a healthy percentage of med students come from non-science backgrounds. Philosophy, art, English, education and foreign language majors, to name a few.

Opportunities do exist within one’s medical education to pursue those interests. Many schools, including the Carver College of Medicine, offer four tracks, allowing students to get recognition for research, humanities, teaching and/or service. Recently, we sat down with a group of students and track directors to hear more about how tracks work and how they can benefit students.

Listen: Episode 006: Distinction Tracks – a way to keep your outside interests alive

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