BCRP Welcomes New Intern Class
The Boston Combined Residency Program welcomes 47 new pediatric and 4 med-peds members of what promises to be one of the best classes in its history. The new interns come from 20 states and 9 countries, went to 41 different colleges and 34 different medical schools. They majored in nearly 30 diverse subjects including, in addition to a wide variety of biological sciences, psychology, anthropology, evolution, environmental studies, philosophy, creative writing, history of science, Spanish, African studies, Latin American studies, international affairs, political science, economics, international health, chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, and nuclear, chemical, mechanical, biological, and industrial engineering. Twelve are PhDs, two have PhD-like research experience, and eleven hold an MPH, MBA, MSc, MPhil, MEd, MEE, MHS or MS. Four of the new interns went to medical school at Harvard, three at Baylor, Yale, Mount Sinai and Boston University, and two each at Case Western Reserve, Emory, Johns Hopkins, UCSF and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.