Lindsey Bierle ’12 Learns About Medicine in Baptist Medical Scholars Program
Publication Date: 2/8/2012
Lindsey Bierle, a Rhodes senior and former participant of the Baptist Memorial Health Care Medical Scholars Program, is featured in the hospital’s recent newsletter about her participation. She also developed a program for Rhodes students to volunteer at Baptist-affiliated hospitals.
The program immerses students like Bierle in an acute care hospital and other settings to learn about the practice of medicine. Rhodes biology professor Dr. Alan Jaslow helped begin the program in 2008.
Students apply through Career Services, and a number are accepted based on the application, their projected career, their academic aptitude, and their commitment to health care medicine, says Jaslow in the newsletter article. An essay evaluating their ability to articulate goals also is required.
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences. It aspires to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world.