11 Alive: ‘It’s surreal:’ Morehouse School of Medicine student chosen for clinical rotation with Atlanta Falcons

Sep 29, 2023

Right now, theĀ Atlanta Falcons are getting ready for Sunday’s game across the pond. The team will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in London. For one local medical student, the season has already been pretty special, not only for the way he’s getting to watch the games but also, what he’s learning along the way. “It’s surreal,” Brandon Chiedo shared with 11Alive. “I was speechless when I walked into the stadium.”

Chiedo normally watches football like the majority of football fans: on TV. But for the past month, the Morehouse School of Medicine student took in a different view – working with the Atlanta Falcons, team doctors and athletic trainers as part of theĀ NFL Diversity in Sports Medicine Pipeline Initiative.

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