Emily Kirchner

Emily Kirchner

Emily Kirchner is a medical student at Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. She is active in Students for a National Health Program.

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Thursday, October 27, 2016
Let’s Treat Our Patients, Not Trick Them with Private Insurance
A few days ago, I was studying a medical diagram in a coffee shop when a man in his mid-forties walked in. His face was red, he was sweating, he looked upset. "Please, can anyone help me?" he asked. "My daughter is at Children's Hospital for seizures and she needs medicine. My credit card is maxed...
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Friday, June 24, 2016
Medical Student Prescribes Remedy Our Sick System Needs
I am a fourth year medical student. I’ve dreamed about being a physician since I was in sixth grade. For a long time, my deepest hopes were to get into college, be accepted by a medical school, and maintain the grades and test scores needed to keep me there. My clinical rotations have taken me to...
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