Medical Rounds: Blood Clots

August 3, 2018

Aspiring physicians learn how to dissolve blood clots, preventing pulmonary embolisms in patients.

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Medical Rounds: Newton-Wellesley Hospital

August 2, 2018

Students visit Shipley Medical Simulation Center at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and are taught how to intubate a patient. They put their skills to the test after performing physical exams on interactive medical mannequins. 

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Meet Izzy from New York and Dhanya from New Jersey

July 31, 2018

Is there a doctor in the house? These budding physicians share how EXPLO has inspired them to stay curious and explore their scientific passions on the road to medical school.

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[QUOTE] Focus: Medical Careers

Did you know that the larger the size of the animal, the faster its heart beats?

Overheard during dissection day, student, talking about unexpected science trivia

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[QUOTE] Focus: Medical Rounds

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Medical Rounds: Fetal Pig Dissection

July 31, 2018

After an anatomy lesson, scientists correlate the organs in the human body to those in a fetal pig and try to identify as many organs as they can during their a dissection.

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Medical Rounds: Vital Signs

July 30, 2018

Students learn the fundamentals of the physical exam as they perform pulse, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and respirations on their fellow participants in training. 

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Startup Entrepreneurship: Babson College

July 25, 2018

Our entrepreneurs travel to Babson College for a lesson on leadership and entrepreneurship.  Then, they tour the school's art museum.

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Orthopedics + Sports Medicine: Suturing

July 24, 2018

Students practice their suturing techniques on a model ACL and then stress test their sutures.

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Orthopedics + Sports Medicine: Sheep Heart Dissections

July 21, 2018

Students explore the anatomy of a sheep heart through a guided dissection.

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