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Merit Scholar Profiles: Kenna Lum

 
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PROGRAM: 

Pontevedra, Spain - 2016

UNDERGRADUATE:

Arizona State University class of 2017

MAJOR:

Biomedical Engineering

HONORS:

Presidential Merit Scholarship, Dean's List, Barrett the Honors College

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

Fulton Ambassadors, Biomedical Engineering Society, Alpha Eta Mu Beta, Tau Beta Pi, K-12 Outreach, intramural sports

HOW IS THE ATLANTIS PROJECT UNIQUE?

The Atlantis Project sounded like a great opportunity to shadow doctors and to learn about another healthcare system. I had an incredible time on the program, both academically in the shadowing experiences and culturally. 

DESCRIBE THE ATLANTIS PROJECT IN THREE WORDS:

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WHAT WAS THE MOST MEANINGFUL ASPECT OF YOUR TIME SHADOWING?

In my shadowing, I got to see a wide variety of specialties which helped me narrow down what area of medicine I am most interested in. 

what are your post-grad plans?

I will be finishing up  my Master's this next year and am applying to medical schools. 

HOW HAS THE ATLANTIS PROJECT HELPED EQUIP YOU FOR THE FUTURE?

It was truly one of the greatest experiences in my life. I learned so much about the medical field, met some great friends, and really found out that I want to be in the medical field. I got to see procedures and ask questions in a setting that encouraged learning.