An article on UNC’s Campaign website outlines the success of Carolina Covenant’s Rural Medicine Pathway Program. The Rural Medicine Pathway Program supports Covenant Scholars as they pursue health careers in rural areas. UNC Biology’s own Drs. Jean and Peter DeSaix helped found the program and were mentioned in the article by a student: “‘I had so much support from mentors like Jean and Peter DeSaix,’ Aslam said. ‘We would have meetings at their house and they would give me great advice about different opportunities that were available or how to connect and network with people in the medical profession.’”
Read the full article here: https://campaign.unc.edu/story/creating-a-pathway/.