James Um

Premed Student
  • Buena Park, CA
  • April 22, 2019

I am a college graduate looking to gain experience in a professional medical field and eventually go to medical school.

I am familiar with multiple facets of medicine ranging from physical therapy, oncology, and emergency medicine. Moreover, graduating with a Biochemistry and Cell Biology major, I am comfortable with biochemical laboratory techniques.

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B.S. Biochemistry and Cell Biology @ University of California, San Diego
Sep 2014 — Jun 2018


Emergency Room Volunteer @ Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
Aug 2018 — Current
- Assist emergency healthcare team (EMT, RNs, MDs) with emergency patient care

- Address patients’ and visitors’ questions 

- Escorting patients to their respective procedures outside of the Emergency Department
Physical Therapist Aid @ UCSD Health
May 2018 — Feb 2019
- Worked with DPTs to assist patients with rehabilitation 

- Guided individual patients through rehab exercises assigned by DPTs

- Observed patient discomfort and relayed information to their respective therapists

- General upkeep of the facility
Research/Manuscript Writer @ Moores Cancer Center of UCSD Health
Jun 2017 — Sep 2017
- Worked closely with oncologists/research 

- Weekly meetings to discuss analysis of patient/research data

- Tasked with writing up a manuscript to present research data to eventually get it published

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