Princeternship stories: Vivian Yao ’17, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

This post was written by Vivian Yao after her Princeternship. 

I met Dr. Shah for the first time in the lobby of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Westchester County, New York, and Day 1 officially started with “Grand Rounds.” These weekly lectures are held by academic departments on subjects related to their specific medical specialty. The presentation focused on how hospital care can be strengthened through improved national standards and better communication within the often disparate divisions in the medical system. For the remainder of my Princeternship, the idea of effective communication resonated.

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