Name: Rachel Son
Year of Study: MS3
Why wellness is important to me: It can be easy to forget to take time for yourself when medical school is so hectic. Even so, taking care of my own well-being will make me better able to care for my future patients, community, and self. Wellness is so important for medical students (and doctors) in the long-term!
Why I’m on the committee: The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to feelings of isolation and helplessness both within our class and elsewhere in the world. I want my classmates to feel connected and supported in socially distant ways despite the unexpected challenges we’re facing during our medical education.
Fun fact: I love to cook! Things I have made from scratch include dumplings, gnocchi, eggplant parmesan, chocolate cake with raspberry jam and chocolate frosting, fried rice wrapped in egg, etc.