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Video: M1s pay tribute to those who allowed them to learn

Published on Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Published on May 06, 2015

Vocalis, the name of a muscle that controls the vocal cords, is also the name eight first-year medical students chose when they formed a singing group. It began when Gaylen Patterson and Claire Harkey discovered their mutual love of music as lab partners in Gross Anatomy, where students encounter their "first patients" - people who donated their bodies to medical science. It grew from there, as six other students joined them to perform a musical tribute to those donors and their families.