Courtney Hance has joined Hamilton as director of health professions advising. Here she talks about her experience and the advantages of a liberal arts education.Topic
As an art history major on the pre-med track, Miriam Lerner ’24 believes that college is a time to explore your passions — even if they differ from your career goals. She has taken advantage of the open curriculum and at the same time, her interest in medicine has grown through her biology research at Hamilton. That research led her to a summer internship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Pre-health professions tracks are known for their rigorous requirements and demanding workloads that often result in perpetually sleep-deprived students. And although these associations may, to varying degrees, be accurate, the challenges undergraduates face while pursuing a pre-health track are certainly better faced together.Topic
The Hamilton community is grateful for the 23 members of Hamilton College Emergency Medical Service (HCEMS). These student volunteers are New York State certified EMTs whose work helps keep the College community safe 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week while classes are in session.Topic
Shaq Levy ’20 likens his new job as a medical scribe at CityMD, an urgent care walk-in center in Manhattan, to speed dating. “Each patient comes in, you build a rapport with them, get their medical history, the reason they are coming in today, and ask more questions about their complaint,” Levy said.
Lingli Zou ’22 is getting a jump start toward her goal of attending dental school. She’s been selected to participate in the University of Connecticut Health’s remote six-week medical/dental preparatory program on a track specifically designed for pre-dental students.
Director of Health Professions Advising