Diary of an MSTAR Student
Diary of an MSTAR Student

The MSTAR Program encourages medical students to consider a career in academic geriatrics by providing summer research and training opportunities. Follow these students as they journey through new experiences in the lab, classroom, and clinic.  Click here to read entries from previous years.

Diary of an MSTAR Student: Courtney Maloney

Oct 19
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Diary of an MSTAR Student: Courtney Maloney

Courtney Maloney, 2015 UC San Diego MSTAR Student   After taking a small group course in undergrad on aging, death, and dying, I became interested in the subject of aging and working with elders. Between my sophomore and junior I founded Bears for Elder Welfare (the Bear being the UC Berkeley’s mascot) a student-run organization dedicated to educating the campus and wider community on issues in aging and volunteering with the local elder community. Entering medical school I wanted to further pursue my interest in aging so I am so grateful for this opportunity to participate in geriatrics…

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