PODCAST: Trinity Medical Student Volunteers With the Medical Association of Georgia | Medical Reserve Corps

PODCAST: Trinity Medical Student Volunteers With the Medical Association of Georgia | Medical Reserve Corps

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How it all started:

"An email arrived inviting med students to join the State of Georgia’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). The MRC is an organization of doctors, nurses, PAs, EMTs, and med students who are the first medical boots on the ground for disasters in Georgia. They establish mobile hospitals and provide medical care. With extra time in isolation, I signed up and shortly received a notice for locations at food banks available to students. I requested an assignment, received my orders, and deployed the next day to serve for two weeks."

A KevinMD Podcast featuring Trinity Student Mason Bennett and originally posted here 
 

 

Mason Bennett is a Trinity medical student. You can read his full article here


Learn more about the Medical Association of Georgia | Medical Reserve Corps

Frances C PurcellFrances C. Purcell, Ph.D., M.S. is Provost and Dean for Trinity School of Medicine. Dr. Purcell has spearheaded the nation's first and only student-driven medical response disaster unit to help relieve communities seeking immediate medical attention after tragedy strikes. The organization, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) consists of doctors, nurses, PAs, EMTs and med students who become the first medical boots on the ground for disasters in Georgia. Dr. Purcell received an award for her devotion to assisting those in need with a quick "response ready" team of residents, medical students, and physicians by the American Association of Medical Colleges. 

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