Vanessa Van Doren
Vanessa Van Doren is a second-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is the co-founder of the Students for a National Health Program (SNaHP) chapter at her institution.
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Friday, November 10, 2017
Holding Our Institutions Accountable: Lessons from the Medical Student Campaign to Divest from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago
Over the course of the past year, several healthcare-related organizations have decided to stop holding fundraisers at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. Some of them had held annual events at Mar-a-Lago for decades, but given the president’s consistent escalation of racist, sexist, and transphobic...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Future Doctors Rising Up for 'Medicare for All'
For most of us in medicine, helping people live healthy, happy lives is at the heart of why we chose this career. We expound upon this in application essays, talk about it during interviews, and start medical school with this “calling” fresh in our minds. Very early in our medical careers – on the...