From Physics Olympiads to Medical Research: Lessons Learned

Authors

  • Andres Zorrilla-Vaca Program of Medicine and Surgery, University of Valle, Cali, Colombia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2013.226

Keywords:

Physics Olympiads, Medical student, Research, Experience

Abstract

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Author Biography

Andres Zorrilla-Vaca, Program of Medicine and Surgery, University of Valle, Cali, Colombia

Andrés Zorrilla-Vaca is currently a second year medical stu­dent of a six-year program at the Universidad del Va­lle, Cali, Colombia. During high school he received several awards in Physics Olympiads, including abso­lute champion for Colom­bia and bronze medalist for Ibero-America.

References

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3. Sakuragi T, Yanagisawa K, Shirai Y, Dan K. Growth of Escherichia coli in pro¬pofol, lidocaine, and mixtures of propofol and lidocaine. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 1999;43(4):476-9.

Published

2013-12-31

How to Cite

Zorrilla-Vaca, A. (2013). From Physics Olympiads to Medical Research: Lessons Learned. International Journal of Medical Students, 1(3), 132–134. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2013.226

Issue

Section

Experience