From undocumented immigrant to medical student

Mauricio Soto arrived in the United States when he was 6 years old. Because he learned English quickly, he became his family’s translator. Years later, due to an expired visa, Soto’s status as an undocumented immigrant, prevented him from becoming a doctor serving the Hispanic community in South Georgia until a generous benefactor opened the door.

Lloyd named PCOM South Georgia interim dean

Philadelphia College of Medicine alumnus Robert Lloyd, DO ’91, is the new interim dean of PCOM South Georgia. In addition to being a dedicated physician and educator – and as PCOM South Georgia’s current chair of clinical education – he brings valuable perspective to the role.