L. Carlos Zapata, MD: Shaping evidence-based health care policy
AMA member L. Carlos Zapata, MD, witnessed his uncle wake up from a coma and saw the amazing work physicians did to save his life. Now he strives to do the same.
Andrew Louis DiMatteo: Giving back to the community
AMA member Andrew Louis DiMatteo was inspired to pursue a career in medicine by understanding the impact a great physician can have on patients’ lives.
Russell C. Libby, MD: Helping kids achieve optimal health
AMA member Russell C. Libby, MD, finds that seeing children and their families thrive is the ultimate fulfillment and inspires in ways unique to the practice of medicine.
Jennifer M. Burgess, DO: Staying centered on why she entered medicine
AMA member Jennifer M. Burgess, DO, chose a career in medicine to make a difference in her patients’ lives.
Andre X. Bourg: Learning to address health care’s inequities
AMA member Andre X. Bourg grew up seeing South Carolina’s health inequities. Now he is determined to help address them, as a physician and as a leader.
Lou Edje, MD: She helps launch family doctors into practice
AMA member Lou Edje, MD, has found that the long-term patient-physician relationships she creates are more professionally satisfying than she could have imagined.
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