CMDA Matters

Zach Meade: Doctors of Design

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On the podcast this week, Dr. Mike Chupp is joined by CMDA’s Vice President of Campus & Community Ministries Bill Reichart as they chat with Zachary Meade. Zachary is a medical student at Carle Illinois College of Medicine, where he is also a CMDA student leader on his campus.

Meet Our Guest

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Zachary Meade’s journey to medical school was quite different from most students. He joined the U.S. Army at the age of 17, never imagining his experience as an army technician would one day lead him to a career in healthcare.

So how do the military, engineering, healthcare and being a leader fit together? Listen to the podcast today to hear more about how Zachary’s experiences serving in the military prepared him to join the country’s first engineering-based medical school.

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