Numbers from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) show that just 0.3 percent of enrolling medical students between 2000 and 2020 were aged 40 or older. Montana’s Marie Elwood was a 39-year-old mother of seven when she started. A University of Washington med school grad and new family medicine resident, this is the story of how she made it happen.
Nearly 50 years after NASA sent its first ‘space doctor’ into orbit, Jonny Kim, a decorated former Navy SEAL and Harvard-educated physician, is setting his sights on the Moon. If he makes it, history will follow.