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 21 states and 7 countries, went to 32 different colleges and 33 different medical schools. They majored in nearly 30 diverse subjects including, in addition to a wide variety of biological sciences, anthropology, Spanish, Russian, Asian and Middle Eastern studies, international affairs, history, economics, international relations, religion, nursing, health disparities, public health, global health, music composition, religion, chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, physics, mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, and chemical, electrical and biological engineering. Fourteen are PhDs, one has PhD-like research experience, and ten hold an MPH, MBA, MS, MPhil or EM degree. Six of the new interns went to medical school at Harvard, four at Stanford, three at Columbia, and two each at Texas Southwestern, Medical College of Georgia, Johns Hopkins, Colorado, Yale and Boston University.