To see our students, to see physicians actually being able to access scientific communication skills is priceless. No matter what the topic is, whether it's a protein all the way to health disparities, they're bringing that topic to life and saying, this is my passion, and this is why you need to care.
Vinny Arora, MD
Dean of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
ITM Physician Researcher
Being able to connect with and communicate to a lay audience is an essential skill for all physicians and researchers so that everyone can benefit from healthcare and science. As we saw during the pandemic, these skills can literally have life or death implications.
Lecturer at The University of Chicago
Director of Communications, Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM)
It was awesome, and I would do it again.
Adrianna SariMS4 Student
It's exciting to see that bringing emotion and animation to science talks isn't unprofessional or too much. It's good communication.
Kavia KhoslaMS4 Student
I loved every second of it. I feel like I'm going to be able to engage my co-residents and medical students better. It has made a world of a difference.
Maria MihailescuMS4 Student
"Health literacy is a critical part of health equity."
National Academy of Medicine
90% of adults don't have the health literacy they need to navigate the health care system.