Profiles of Success
Joseph Pepe – Osteopathic MedicineNU 2011 - B.S. Health Science; Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2015
What led to your interest in a career in osteopathic medicine? Who or what inspired you?
I have always enjoyed the medical field. I worked as a patient transporter in high school, which exposed me to all different aspects of the medical system. Osteopathic medicine, in particular, has a strong emphasis on training its practitioners to be intuitive primary care physicians. This philosophy is one of the reasons I feel the profession fits so well with my personal goals and values. Though not all physicians serve in the primary care field, I believe that all physicians must be great general practitioners, first and foremost, no matter their level of specialization. My experiences with emergency medicine, in particular, have shown me the importance of personalized care, which can so often be overlooked in such a hectic and fast passed field. Read more…
Tufts Application Now Available!December 10, 2013
Tufts University Early Assurance Application is now posted on the Student/Applicant Pages under “Tufts Medical School Early Assurance Program.” You will find the password to this site on the home page of your MedAppTrak Account. Please make sure to follow all the steps outlined. Remember, you do need confirmation of eligibility before submitting!
Last Pre-Dental Meeting of the Semester!December 04, 2013
The Pre-Dental Association will be holding their December Meeting in the form of a Manual Dexterity Workshop in 404 Mugar at 6pm on Wednesday, December 4.