Friday, July 3, 2009

Voice of the People: Cameron (South Bend, IN)

Cameron’s a 4th year medical student but on a leave of absence to pursue a law degree. He’s planning for a career in health advocacy—at the intersection of health and law. As a student, however, he cannot afford, at $220/month, the health insurance offered to him. But he’s lucky because he gets coverage through his wife who’s a resident.

In his medical school experiences, he’s come across many patients who have foregone medical care because of a lack of health insurance and this has inspired him to help to solve this problem.

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