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As part of UAG’s commitment to Puerto Rico, Dr. Aristides Colón met with our Dean Kashif Ahmad to strengthen ties and address the challenges that our future doctors will face in Puerto Rico.
By: UAG School of Medicine
22/Abr/2024
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During the recent Premed Advisors Summit 2024, a special moment unfolded as Dr. Aristides Colón Peña, an esteemed alumnus of the UAG School of Medicine, crossed paths with the newly appointed Dean, Dr. Kashif Ahmad. Dr. Colón Peña, the keynote speaker for the event, took a moment to reconnect with his alma mater and exchange pleasantries with Dr. Ahmad, who now leads the medical school.

Returning to UAG's campus stirred up a whirlwind of emotions for Dr. Colón Peña. The memories of his time as a student flooded back, reminding him of the formative experiences that paved the way for his successful career in medicine. Amidst the bustling atmosphere of the summit, he found solace in revisiting familiar grounds and reconnecting with the institution that played a pivotal role in shaping his journey.
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For Dr. Ahmad, the encounter with Dr. Colón Peña was a poignant reminder of the rich legacy and vibrant alumni community that defines the UAG School of Medicine. As a newly appointed Dean, he welcomed the opportunity to engage with distinguished alumni like Dr. Colón Peña, whose achievements serve as a testament to the school's commitment to excellence in medical education.

The reunion between Dr. Colón Peña and Dr. Ahmad was marked by mutual respect and admiration. Despite their different roles and positions within the institution, they shared a common bond rooted in their dedication to advancing medical education and promoting excellence in healthcare. As they exchanged pleasantries and reminisced about their respective journeys, it became evident that their shared experiences at UAG had left an indelible mark on both of them.
As Dr. Colón Peña continues to inspire future generations of medical professionals through his work and mentorship, his reunion with Dr. Ahmad serves as a reminder of the enduring connections forged within the halls of the UAG School of Medicine. In a world where relationships often transcend boundaries and time, the bond between alumni and their alma mater remains a steadfast beacon of unity and pride.
 
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