The First Semester of Medical School

Four students from Georgia detail their experience as first-year students at the MCG-UGA medical partnership. From struggles in the anatomy lab to the rewarding work of helping patients the Athens Nurses’ Clinic, these students strive to fulfill the mission symbolized by their first white coats, presented to them at the White Coat Ceremony held at MCG in Augusta.

Yanli Liu

Yanli Liu

Yanli Liu is now pursuing her journalism career in Beijing, China. Before coming to UGA, she earned a B.S. in biology at Wuhan University and an M.S. in molecular biology from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Her thesis research focused on neural stem cells. At UGA, videos she made as an HMJ student were also used by the Department of Theater and Film Studies and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences.

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