New ‘Top Docs’ features MAG MRC medical student members

The latest edition of the Medical Association of Georgia’s (MAG) ‘Top Docs’ show features two medical student members of the MAG Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) who were deployed during the COVID-19 pandemic – including Blaire Burton, a fourth-year student at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, and Mason Bennett, a third-year student at the Trinity School of Medicine.

They discuss…

 The MAG MRC’s mission 

– Why they joined the MAG MRC
– The process to become a MAG MRC volunteer
– The roles they played during their COVID-19 deployments
– How the MAG MRC has helped them from a career standpoint
– Their most memorable experiences as MAG MRC members
– How much time the MAG MRC requires
– Why their fellow medical students should join the MAG MRC

Burton is applying for orthopedic surgery residency programs. She is originally from Macon, and she has a degree from the University of Georgia, and she been a member of the MAG MRC for two years.

Bennett lives in Warner Robins with his wife and two sons, and he has a degree from Brigham Young University.

The MAG MRC responds to declared emergencies in the state, including natural disasters and disease outbreaks. It receives funding from the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission.

Go to www.mag.org/mrc to support the MAG MRC with a donation to the MAG Institute for Excellence in Medicine, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. These donations are tax-deductible – keeping in mind that any tax deduction is subject to a donor’s individual circumstances.

Contact Fred Jones at fjones@mag.org or 678.303.9284 for more information or to join the MAG MRC.

Between downloads and live listeners, ‘Top Docs’ has now reached nearly 1.8 million listeners and viewers – which includes people in all 50 states and more than 80 countries. MAG has won three awards for the show, including an American Association of Medical Society Executives Profiles of Excellence Award, an American Society of Association Executives Silver Award, and a Health Information Resource Center Digital Health Award.

‘Top Docs’ is supported with a grant from Alliant Health Solutions in memory of Tom Williams, its former CEO.

In addition to the video recordings that are available on Facebook, ‘Top Docs’ is available as a podcast on AppleGoogleSpotifyStitcher, and iHeart Radio.

MAG ‘Top Docs’ show on MAG MRC featuring Blaire Burton & Mason Bennett

Resources

MAG MRC web page

Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission web page

MAG Medical Student Section web page

The views of the guests who appear on ‘Top Docs’ are theirs and are not necessarily consistent with MAG’s policies or positions. Contact Tom Kornegay at tkornegay@mag.org with questions about MAG’s ‘Top Docs’ show.