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Monica – Final Thoughts

Sadly, my shadowing has come to an end. These past weeks have been amazing- I have gained tons of knowledge, experience, and insight into the medical field and made life-long memories along the way. Observing Dr. Isenberg and his colleagues … Continue reading

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Penh – Final Thoughts

This program has truly been a great experience and far exceeded my expectations. Going into the program, I was extremely nervous but Dr. Cataldo and his team immediately put me at ease on the very first day. My expectations for … Continue reading

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Tracy – Midway Point

It’s been about 3 weeks ever since my internship started, and to be honest, this has been a much more valuable experience than I ever thought it would! My main task has been to populate a RedCap database with patient … Continue reading

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Jasmine – Midway Point

We having been working as research assistants for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reproductive Surgery for about a month now. The main goal of this program is to encourage women to build the courage and be comfortable with health problems that … Continue reading

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Monica – Midway Point

I can’t believe it’s already halfway through! I’ve seen so many incredible procedures and interactions, met and had conversations with various people, and have gained so much knowledge these past few weeks. The first day I began shadowing was probably … Continue reading

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Katherine Final Thoughts

I have just finished my 6 week shadowing program at CHA. It has been an incredible opportunity to learn more about the medical profession. I would like to start off by thanking everyone who has made this experience possible, especially … Continue reading

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Jen – Pre Departure

When I was a first year student at Brandeis University, I had slight idea that I wanted to go into the medical field. After three full years filled with its own hardships and rewards, I began to solidify my desire … Continue reading

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Itay – Pre Departure

Words cannot explain my excitement to begin my internship at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders. In this world renowned hospital, I will have the opportunity to learn from the co-director of the department, Dr. Liliana Bordeianou, and … Continue reading

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Cameron – Midway Point

In my earlier post I noted my uncertainty and tentative excitement for the summer ahead, and while waiting for my badge to be printed on my first day, I found myself again filled with these feelings — and with a … Continue reading

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Monica – Pre Departure

This summer I have been given the opportunity to shadow at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania through the Brandeis program! I am looking forward to shadowing Dr. Gerald Isenberg, professor of surgery and program director for the … Continue reading

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