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Stories from the first year of med school then and now

First-year students often arrive at med school having heard plenty of horror stories about the intense amount of work ahead. But what is life really like for an M1? We asked four past and present Stritch students to share their experiences.

Adam Wadina

Stritch Class of 2020

Yes, there is more to med school than studying

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Jessica Ocampo

Stritch Class of 2017

From the start, I was able to help others in need

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LaBianca Wright (MD '15)

Second-Year Resident, Medicine/Pediatrics, Loyola University Medical Center

I got by
with a little help from my friends

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Aaron Michelfelder (MD '97)

Chair and Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Stritch School of Medicine

Med school has
evolved
since I was a first year

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