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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...

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...

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...

FPPN members use toothpicks to locate important structures of the heart during FPPNs annual dissection activity. This year, the officers decided to dissect only one organ due to issues with the time constraints of a lunch period in the past. Screenshot taken by Yuna Lee.

Video: FPPN dissects sheep hearts

Yuna Lee November 22, 2012

FPPN: Sheep Heart Dissection from El Estoque on Vimeo. Members of Future Practicing Physicians Network prodded at sheep hearts fresh from the Carolina Biological Supply Company during lunch on Nov....

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