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Joseph deBettencourt is a fourth-year medical student at Rush Medical College. Prior to transitioning into medicine, he worked professionally as an actor in both theatre and film. He holds a BA in Theatre and a Post-Baccalaureate degree in Medicine from Northwestern University. His work as a standardized patient at the University of Illinois at Chicago inspired his career shift, and he continues to advocate for the importance of clear and effective communication in medicine.