🔬 The Cush Center for Learning at the WCMC Department of Neurosurgery 🧠

@cushcenter Chairwoman, President and CEO Zakiya Cush had an excellent experience learning about neurosurgery 🧠 @weillcornell Brain and Spine Center with the #cushcenterscholars .
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@cushcenter thanks the entire @weillcornell Neurosurgery Department for providing this neurosurgery clinical workshop to our scholars from @ccnycitycollege #cunyschoolofmedicine@huntercollege and #cunyyorkcollege .
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Scholars worked alongside elite neurosurgery fellows from Spain, Argentina and the USA to learn the skills neurosurgeons apply when performing surgery including:
-Practice using an endoscope on peppers
-Practice using a surgical drill to create burr holes on a synthetic skull
-Cadaveric anatomy and human brains 🧠 .
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Our scholars had an excellent Q&A session with the neurosurgeons and we are grateful to all @weillcornell and special shout out ✨ to Alex and Dr. Hoffman, for their support of our mission to expose minority students to opportunities in Science 🔬 & Medicine, which further inspires them to pursue medicine and careers in S.T.E.M
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And special thank you to @blueskyscrubs💙for providing the scrubs and medical attire for our scholars to wear during their neurosurgery workshop @cushcenter is grateful 😊 for your contributions!
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#thecushcenterforlearning#themedicalpledge💗🏩#minoritiesinmedicine #stem #steam#weillcornell #neurosurgery#projectdiversifymedicine #doctorgoals#drkeithblack #newyorkpresbyterian#uppereastside #nyc #education#blueskyscrubs #inspiringouryouth#supportnonprofits #instagood#instahealth #cushcenterevent#cushcentersupports😊 #cushcentercares❤️

~ZC~

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