Students learn empathy through hands-on exercise

November 2, 2022

A first-year medical student had an unusual class assignment. He pretended to be a 13-year-old girl begging a pawn shop owner for a few dollars to help feed hungry siblings. The unorthodox exercise was part of a poverty simulation that more than 200 Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine students participated in […]

Students sitting at a table participating in a poverty simulation. White background and green chairs.