The Medical Student for a day at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) on February 4 was an awesome success! Awesome Ambitions girls had the experience of a lifetime getting hands-on experience finding out what it’s like to be a medical student. Adrian Clark, Associate Provost started the day challenging our girls.
“You are awesome and you deserve success,” Clark explained.
More than 35 KCUMB medical students volunteered throughout the day demonstrating procedures and techniques, explaining parts of the human body, and what their goals as medical students are in making a difference and helping hurting people.
Awesome girls were placed in small groups and used stethoscopes on mannequin patients wired to have a heart-beat, blinking eyes and breath. A medical student in another room was the mannequin’s voice responding to questions posed by Awesome girls asking the patient questions to determine cause of illness and ...