Pre-medical students have typically majored in science, but some medical schools are finding that liberal arts and even music majors with no science background can do well. Some admissions officers and doctors believe they may even have advantages, given the importance of communications in the doctor-patient relationship. A musician-turned-med student, an admissions officer and a musical doctor explain.
- Hanna Boone, Medical student, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland
- Dr. Barton Thiessen, Assoc. Prof. of Anesthesia and Asst. Dean of Admissions, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland
- Dr. Danielle Ofri, Clinical Prof. of Medicine, New York Univ. and Editor, Bellevue Literary Review