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I remember the feelings of newness, possibility, and responsibility as I sat with classmates in Harvard's Tosteson Medical Education Center in 2012, each of us staring at a blank sheet of paper.

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Situar a las personas en el centro de la medicina, la investigación y la política

Recuerdo la sensación de novatez, posibilidad y responsabilidad mientras me sentaba con mis compañeros de clase en el Centro de Educación Médica Tosteson de Harvard en el 2012, cada uno de nosotros mirando una hoja de papel en blanco.

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