Connections in Research and Health is a unique program offered by Cornerstone: The Learning Center. It introduces incoming new students to cutting-edge medical practice and research conducted at Washington University and in the greater St. Louis area. Students meet and hear from physicians, scientists, and faculty members. Connections provides an opportunity to meet and talk with faculty, and to tour research facilities and participate in fun team-building exercises. In the program, students will learn about the latest in medical research and practice from high-tech surgical techniques to latest research about Wolfram Syndrome. They may also learn how physicians work up patients and review actual Emergency Medicine cases. In the past, students have toured the Medical School & Anatomy lab, Saigh Simulation Lab, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Wood Simulation Tour, and Botanical Gardens.
For more information, visit the Connections in Research and Health website.