El Estoque

Future Practicing Physicians Network prepares for the upcoming year

Future Practicing Physicians Network prepares for the upcoming year

Julia Yang and Iman Malik

September 27, 2018

On Sept. 17, Future Practicing Physicians Network held its first meeting. The officers introduced themselves and briefly described the club’s goal — which is to educate members about careers in medicine and health — and the activities that would be held throughout the year. Activities that FPPN...

FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

FPPN and SNHS collaborate to conduct heart dissections

Michelle Wong

April 13, 2018

n April 9 and 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network (FPPN) and Science National Honor Society (SNHS) combined their clubs to perform heart dissections on sheep hearts. Prior to the dissection, members were asked to identify the different chambers of the heart, as well as the the position and functi...

A look at FPPN’s annual suturing lab

A look at FPPN’s annual suturing lab

Michelle Wong

March 3, 2018

rom sheep brains to fetal pigs, it's not uncommon for dissections to take place in physiology and biology classrooms. Students are taught to cut through tissue and cartilage to gain a deeper understanding of how the human body works. But aside from dissections, MVHS’ Future Practicing Physicians Netwo...

Neuroscience club and FPPN collaborate for upcoming brain dissection

Neuroscience club and FPPN collaborate for upcoming brain dissection

Jai Uparkar

November 17, 2017

n conjunction with the Future Practicing Physicians Network (FPPN), MV Neuroscience is preparing for their annual sheep brain dissection on Friday, December 1. The event was organized by both the Neuroscience club and the FPPN club, as both clubs are knowledgeable about the brain and dissections. ...

Exploring the medical field

Exploring the medical field

Michelle Wong

November 17, 2017

lthough summer is still far away, due dates for summer program applications are just around the corner. During their meeting on November 13, Future Practicing Physicians Network introduced various internships and programs concerning medicine and research for students to look into. According to senior...