Before Frontiers Magazine came together, we felt a disconnect between the health field and our lives as undergraduates at Washington University in St. Louis. Some of us noticed it in the textbook education we receive here and some through experiences working in hospitals or internships. Through different paths, we came together to create a magazine as a means of communicating such vital information to fill the gap that we all distinctly felt. By our logic, if we felt this disconnect as pre-meds, then undergraduates of other disciplines likely felt it as well.
Thus, Frontiers Magazine established itself as a way to bridge the divide between the hard sciences of medicine and the transdisciplinary aspects of health. We want to communicate relevant and accessible information to everyone in the Washington University community by providing an opportunity to explore medicine as it relates to the humanities, arts, and social sciences.
As Frontiers continues to ground its roots in the WashU community, we are eager to welcome anyone who aligns with our mission, regardless of major, year, or experience. If you have any ideas for the magazine or would like to contribute as a writer, editor, or executive board member, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you will enjoy the articles your fellow students have written for this issue.