UTMB MD-PhD Program Current Students Student Profiles Ye Kyung Song Ye Kyung SongYear in Program: MY$Undergrad University: University of HoustonMentor: Jeffrey Farroni, JD, PhDGraduate Program: Medical Humanities Yekki Song Research Interests Social construction of health and fitness, social determinants of health, history of medicine Honors and Awards 2017 Endowed Scholarship for the Medical Humanities 2017 William Bennett Bean Scholarship in the Medical Humanities 2017 Chester R. Burns Institute for the Medical Humanities Alumni award 2017 Dr. David C. Eiland, Jr. Scholarship Award in the Health Care and Humanities Dean's List, University of Houston 2016 Korean American Medical Association of Texas Medical Student Scholarship Award 2016 UTMB Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Bohdan Nechay Endowment Recipient Publications Mayo, S., Song, Y., Cruz, M., Phan, T.M., Singh, K., Garsin, D., Murray, B.E., Dial, E., Lichtenberger, L.M. Indomethacin Injury to the Rat Small Intestine is Dependent upon Biliary Secretion and is Associated with Overgrowth of Enterococci. Physiol Rep. 2016 Mar; 4(6): e12725. Song, Y. The Student as the Patient. Academic Medicine. 2016 Sep; 91 (9): 1231 Tong, Y., Song, Y., Tyring, S. Resolution of Porphyria Cutanea Tarda in Hepatitis C Patients Following Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir. JAMA Dermatology. 2016 Oct 12. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3036. Song, Y. Rituals in Medicine: The Morbidity and Mortality Conference. Accepted by Journal of Ritual Studies. Song, Y., Mehta, H.B., Nunez Lopez, O.A,, Bohanon, F.J., Rojas-Khalil, Y., Bowen-Jallow, K.A., Radhakrishnan, R.S. Race and Outcomes in Gastroschisis Repair: A Nationwide Analysis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2017 Nov; 52(11). doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.03.004 Song, Y. The Medical Student Manifesto. Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Journal. 2017 Summer; 2. Song, Y. Race without Racism: On Assessing Race as a Risk Factor. Vital: On the Human Side of Health. 2017 Aug 9. https://the-vital.com/2017/08/09/raceandrisk/ Presentations Mayo, S., Song, Y., Cruz, M., Phan, T.M., Singh, K., Garsin, D., Murray, B.E., Dial, E., Lichtenberger, L.M. NSAID injury to the small intestine is dependent upon bile and is associated with overgrowth of enterococci. Poster presentation. Digestive Diseases Week 2013, Orlando, FL. May 18, 2013. Song, Y., Mehta, H.B., Nunez Lopez, O.A,, Bohanon, F.J., Radhakrishnan, R.S. Effect of Race, Socioeconomic Status and Payer Status on Outcomes and Healthcare Utilization in Gastroschisis Repair. Oral presentation. South Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting 2016, San Antonio, TX. February 26, 2016. Song, Y. Increasing Awareness of Implicit Bias in Medical Education. Poster presentation. Medical Student Ethics Conference, New York, NY. March 19, 2016. Song, Y. Rituals in Medicine: The Morbidity and Mortality Conference. Oral presentation. National Student Research Forum, Galveston, TX. April 29, 2016. Song, Y. Rituals in Medicine: The Morbidity and Mortality Conference. Oral presentation. Institute for the Medical Humanities Student Colloquium, Galveston, TX. May 23, 2016. Song, Y. Rituals in Medicine: The Morbidity and Mortality Conference. Oral presentation. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting 2016, Washington D.C. Scheduled: October 8, 2016. Song, Y. The Medical Student Manifesto. Oral presentation. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting 2016, Washington D.C. Scheduled: October 8, 2016. Wooten, H.G., Anhalt, C.A., Song, Y. The “Stranger’s Disease”: Experiencing Yellow Fever in Galveston, 1837-1897. Curated museum exhibit. The Bryan Museum, Galveston, TX. February 2-April 24, 2017. Song, Y. Performing Femininity in Bikini Bodybuilding. Oral presentation. Talking Bodies 3rd Annual Meeting: Institute of Gender Studies at the University of Chester, Chester, U.K. April 19-22, 2017. Song, Y. Implicit Narratives in Gastroschisis Research. Oral presentation. National Conference for Physician-Scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge, MA. April 29-30, 2017.