Reflections of a member of the bicentennial class on the Bicentennial Symposium

Yale J Biol Med. 2011 Jun;84(2):145-7.


This perspective piece explores what it means to be a first-year medical student at Yale School of Medicine during its bicentennial year. At first, it seemed like a hefty burden to bear. However, upon listening to Dr. Eric Kandel speak at the Bicentennial Symposium at Yale on April 28, 2011, it became clear what it means to be a part of the future of science and medicine at Yale.

Keywords: Yale; medical student; opinion; perspective; symposium.

MeSH terms

  • Congresses as Topic
  • Connecticut
  • Schools, Medical
  • Students, Medical*
  • United States