Friday, March 5, 2010

Mayo medical students can pursue journalism

It was great to see Dr. Sanjay Gupta from CNN at HIMSS10. When people think about medical journalism, they probably think about Sanjay. Well, if you'd like to pursue such a career path, here's something to consider:

According to several recent stories circulating on the Internet, Mayo Medical School is working with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication to start a journalism degree program for its medical students. Mayo Medical School students from Rochester, Minnesota, will come to ASU after their second year of medical school to fulfill a dual master’s degree. They will be completing a mass communications degree.
The degree program at Cronkite is just one of five dual degree programs that ASU offers Mayo medical students. Other degree programs with ASU are medical-law degrees, medical-bio engineering and medical-MBA at W. P. Carey School of Business and medical-bio informatics.
Read more about this at the Stanford SCOPE blog. Or, you can also read the story on

Thanks to Paula from ReachMD for pointing me to this story.

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