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Co-president and senior Ashley Yeh helps a member adjust his grip on the needle with their needle holder.

Future Practicing Physicians Network holds annual suturing lab

Alyssa Hui February 12, 2020
Members of FPPN practice suturing techniques on a chicken breast
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...

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...

A look at FPPNs 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...

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...

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...

Stanford University graduate student Shengya Cao speaks at the Future Practicing Physicians Network meeting on April 8. Cao was one of four guest speakers who presented on the research being conducted at the Straight Lab at Stanford University. Photo by Amrutha Dorai.

Future Practicing Physicians Network hosts Stanford University guest speakers

Amrutha Dorai April 10, 2013

Graduate students present to club members on the field of medical research. Science teacher Lora Lerner sat in the back corner of her classroom, watching intently as a cell divided on the projector screen...

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