Genes to Society | People

Genes to Society | People


You know you probably want
to go a little bit deeper. This is your septiticular.>>I think you go to a place
to train, at any stage, and frankly to teach and do research
and take care of patients, but also because of the people
that are there.>>Faculty are incredible. They’re famous. I had Carol Greider
as a small group. You know she’s a small group
leader in my first year. And, won the Nobel Prize. And, the next week was back
teaching a small group.>>I absolutely love our class. I think the class in
Med 13 is just amazing. We went through GTS together and
I think at the end of the day, it’s our classmates that they’re
the ones who really inspire us.>>They are Peace Corp
volunteers. They have prized fellowships
they’ve participated in. They are extremely bright and
we all feel like we probably wouldn’t hold a
candle to them if we were trying to apply at this time
>>If you’re fortunate enough to get in here and come here, you
are going to see the best and they’re gonna expect you
to live up to that name but you’re given the best
opportunities, the best faculty.>>If you’re an applicant to
a Johns Hopkins program and you wanna say, okay fine,
it’s a great place to train. I hear the environment
is wonderful and people are supportive and everybody is
great when you’re there, but how do people really do? Take a look at what people are
doing when they’re out of here. I mean, they are becoming
leaders in medicine and biomedical science
all over the world.>>I do solemnly swear.>>I do solemnly swear.>>By that which I
hold most sacred.>>By that which I
hold most sacred.>>That I will be fully
committed to those I serve.>>That I will be fully
committed to those I serve.>>Changing a medical curriculum
is really a big deal. It’s like turning
a gigantic oil tanker. It really is hard, there’s so
many people involved.>>A round of applause to
the newly graduated physicians. [APPLAUSE]
>>We’re fortunate enough to attract as very
top-notch medical students so they’re excellent when
they walk in the door. So it’s not good enough to say
that when they leave they’re excellent, because they were
excellent when they came in. We have to show that what we’ve
given them is something that will allow them to take
advantage of their talents, their enormous talents and improve medicine over
the next four generations. [MUSIC]

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