The Road Less Travelled

Sep 12, 2018, 11:01 PM

In this episode, we hear from medical students who have taken untraditional routes into medicine, including a young man who spent his gap year working in a supermarket to support his family, a mum-of-two who left the corporate world for med school and a professional footballer who swapped the football strip for scrubs.

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