From Foster Care to Medical School, Aleksandra Hussain Overcomes Obstacles in Her Pursuit of Helping Others

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School first-year student Aleksandra Hussain spent years in the foster-care system after her parents, who were immigrants, were unable to return to the United States. Aleksandra took on the responsibility of caring for herself and her sister. This experience helped her become more focused on achieving something better for herself and she pursued a career in medicine, striving to care for underserved communities.