Study Abroad: Future Medical Leaders Honored with Scholarships!

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Study Abroad: Future Medical Leaders Honored with Scholarships!

Two dedicated medical students at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Jenna Marek and Pranit Singh, were recently awarded scholarships by the Hillsborough County Medical Association (HCMA) for their outstanding achievements. Let’s learn more about their impressive journeys and future goals!

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Jenna Marek: Championing Global Health Equity

Jenna, known for her passion for local and global health justice, received the HCMA/Rivero, Gordimer & Company scholarship. She’s the founder of the Morsani College’s Doctors Without Borders chapter and has tirelessly contributed to organizations like the Bridge Clinic, Tampa Bay Street Medicine Refugee Clinic, and Project World Health.

Study Abroad: Future Medical Leaders Honored with Scholarships!

Jenna’s leadership shines through her various roles: class leader of the International Medicine Scholarly Concentration, organizing the inaugural post-COVID medical service trip to the Dominican Republic (awarded the 2023 Community Engagement Project of the Year), and aspiring to address global surgery inequities and provide pro-bono cardiac surgical care in underserved communities.

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Pranit Singh: Bridging Public Health and Radiation Oncology

Pranit, with his dual interests in public health and radiation oncology, received the HCMA Foundation scholarship. He envisions combining these passions to improve population health outcomes. Before medical school, Pranit volunteered at free clinics, service centers for immigrant families, and even served with AmeriCorps and the New England Epilepsy Foundation.

Currently, Pranit co-directs the Tampa Bay Street Medicine Refugee Clinic, participates in the Florida AHEC Scholars Program, and researches how virtual reality can educate healthcare providers on cancer treatments. His dedication to service and innovative thinking are truly inspiring!

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Investing in the Future of Medicine

Both Jenna and Pranit exemplify the commitment, leadership, and compassion needed to become exceptional healthcare professionals. The HCMA scholarships not only recognize their achievements but also empower them to pursue their ambitions and make a positive impact on the world. Remember, students: Hard work, dedication, and a passion for helping others can open doors to amazing opportunities!

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