Medical Student Stories
Graduates and medical student stories are the best go-to sources for anyone looking for a first-person, behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to attend AUC. Medical student stories below broadly cover the medical school experience at AUC, beginning with reflections on year one of medical school and ending with thoughts on day one of practice.
Nikole Czapp, MD, wrote this story when she was a clinical student at AUC. Now a family medicine resident at Drexel University, near her hometown, Dr. Czapp reflects on her time in clinicals, what she learned, and how she succeeded.
Bashar Yalldo, MD, traces his journey to AUC from start to finish. The 2012 graduate capped off his final year of residency with a Family Medicine Resident of the Year Award, just before entering practice.
Dr. Perez-Arche's achievements throughout medical school are a testament to her passion for medicine and dedication to her community.
In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, we caught up with the co-presidents of AUC’s AMWA chapter, Sarah Alzaroui and Arpi Jivalagian, about their experiences as medical students and AMWA leaders, and what inspired them to earn their MDs.
AUC student Roneisha Williams shares upcoming activities and initiatives planned by the Black Medical Student Association (BMSA) and discusses her own journey to medical school.
Dozens of AUC UK Track students came together on Friday, February 4 during the UK Track White Coat Ceremony and Celebration of Academic Excellence event.
AUC’s final Community Action Day of the year took place on Saturday, November 20.
AUC student Sean McCormick was honored with the Tarek Abi-Saab Peer Tutor Award last semester for his dedication towards tutoring his peers in medical sciences courses. Aruna Ullal, Academic Support Counselor, caught up with Sean to learn more about his own study habits and passion for teaching others.
Born and raised in Dabajuro, Venezuela, fourth-semester AUC student Fadi Jamaleddin Ahmad was inspired to pursue medicine from a young age.
After a year and a half of virtual ceremonies, an important rite of passage for new AUC students returned to the stage last week.