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Leen Alrashed
Match Day 2023: Leen Alrashed Is Where She’s Supposed to Be

When Leen Alrashed, Class of ’23, opened her Match Day email to see the Urban Family Medicine Residency Program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, it became the moment she realized she was becoming the physician she always dreamed she would be.
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First Semester Students Celebrated at White Coat Ceremony

On February 11, 2023, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC Med) hosted its Spring 2023 White Coat Ceremony, where over 140 first semester students were welcomed as the newest physicians-in-training of the class of 2027.
Chyrisha Rucker
Striving to Change the Narrative for Black Women in Medicine

Second-year American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) student Chyrisha Rucker has always been guided by her mother's spirit. Losing her mother to breast cancer as a teenager, she felt her presence when she became a doula — and still feels her presence today. "I felt like my own mother was guiding me as I witnessed mothers and their babies meeting for the first time."
Jalpa Patel
Spring 2023 White Coat Speaker - Jalpa Patel MD 15

New medical students look forward to their first medical school rite of passage with excitement—the White Coat Ceremony. Wearing their first white coat is the symbol of beginning their careers as future physicians.