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As a Mexican-American growing up in Texas, Cristian J. Peña developed an identity shaped by his culture. He aspires to make health care more accessible to people from diverse backgrounds.
Lindsay Caprio is one of 12 students entering Columbia's MD-PhD program. During college, she worked in a laboratory to conduct research on the mechanism of cellular migration in neuroblastoma.
On her path to medical school, Catherine Jennings taught science to middle school students and more recently completed Columbia’s postbaccalaureate premedical program.
At Columbia's annual White Coat Ceremony, 140 members of the Class of 2023 began their journey into the medical field.