What it’s like to specialize in physiatry: Shadowing Dr. Sholas
Maurice Sholas, MD, a pediatric rehabilitation physician, enjoys helping patients and families find a path to function where they thought there was none.
What it’s like to specialize in obesity medicine: Shadowing Dr. Stanford
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, feels that there is nothing more gratifying than to see patients have an improved outlook on life when they achieve a healthier weight.
What it’s like to be a pediatrician-scientist: Shadowing Dr. Hotez
Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, always wanted to be a physician scientist focused on vaccines. Now he runs a large laboratory developing neglected-disease vaccines.
What it’s like to specialize in otolaryngology: Shadowing Dr. Jones
The specialty involves an exciting variety of in-office and procedural care for everything from tonsillectomies to serious head-and-neck cancer cases.
Recruiter overload: How you compare with other medical residents
Final-year residents are bombarded by recruiter emails and phone calls, but not all types of residents are in the same boat on this front.
What it’s like to specialize in pathology: Shadowing Dr. Riddle
Nicole Riddle, MD, feels that the most rewarding aspect of being a pathologist is knowing that the right patient care starts with what she helps provide—the correct diagnosis.
What it’s like to specialize in gynecology: Shadowing Dr. Ring
Brandi Ring, MD, loves obstetrics and gynecology because there is no typical day or week. Every day is different and the variety keeps her busy.
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