Medical Plunge 2017

Out of the classroom and into the streets

By Huy Mach and Gaia Remerowski

Before beginning classes, first-year medical students participate in the Washington University Medical Plunge (WUMP), as part of orientation activities. The program aims to expose students to health-care inequities and foster a better understanding of the social issues that affect many patients’ health.

Published in the Autumn 2017 issue