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Ledger Marissa, Medical Student, University of Alberta

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Marissa Ledger

Medical Student, University of Alberta


Department of Anthropology

Biography

Life Sciences gave me some of the background I needed for medical school but my degree in Anthropology was most helpful in establishing my interests in medicine and preparing me to be the best doctor I can be.

It gave me an appreciation for different cultures and belief systems that I come across frequently and has made it easier for me to work through tough ethical and cultural conflicts within medicine.