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Biochemistry and the medical student

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by Val Becker Advancement of medicine and that of biochemistry are inseparable, and much of modern medicine would not be practiced in the ways they are today without an understanding of how genetic, pathogenic, and environmental factors affect the human body at the biochemical level. Thus, the importance of medical students learning biochemistry is invaluable. […]

Resilience by Val Becker

Categories: Academic Support

In recent years, “resilience” and its companion concept “grit” have become buzzwords in higher education. Resilience “is not the exception to the rule, it is the rule,” said Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and researcher on resilience and grit. With all that is happening in the world, post-traumatic stress […]