MD/PhD students featured in science Magazine

Two students in Penn State College of Medicine’ MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program were featured in the July issue of Science magazine.

Carson Wills, a fourth-year graduate student in the H.G. Wang lab, and Mallory Peterson, a second-year graduate student in the Steven Schiff lab, were part of a NextGen Voices article titled Pithy burnout prevention.

They both submitted a response to the prompt “In exactly six words, what is the secret to preventing burnout?”

Wills’ response was featured in the Invest in Hobbies section: “Do something that brings joy daily.” She is from Albuquerque, N.M., and received her bachelor of science in biology from Haverford College in 2014.

Peterson’s was in the Maintain Perspective section: “Love yourself more than your work.” She is from Clinton Corners, N.Y., and received her bachelor of science in biomedical engineering from Penn State in 2016.

July 9, 2019 Penn State College of Medicine News

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