Medical students who kill

What causes medical students to commit cold-blooded crimes?

Perhaps that’s a bit strong in the case that The Happy Hospitalist cites, where a Nebraska student was barred from campus after threatening faculty. He writes that schools do “everything within their power to help you graduate once you were accepted. It is in the state’s best interest to graduate a student that they have invested so strongly in.”

It also shows that the rigorous screening process that medical schools have are not foolproof.

I was a medical resident at Boston Medical Center when this case happened in 2001. A Boston University medical student, who was also a 5-year veteran sniper of the Israeli Army, walked into an apartment and executed a man and his dog.

He was arrested either doing rounds or while working on the hospital’s medicine floor.



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