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Final Thoughts

Being granted the opportunity to shadow Dr. Sher at Northwell Health far surpassed my expectations and cemented my interest in pursuing a medical career.  Dr. Sher’s interactions with his medical staff while in the OR and the skill at which he … Continue reading

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Midway Point

This past week and a half observing in both the operating room and in clinic both confirmed some suspicions and completely refuted others.  For example, the operating room (contrary to Hollywood movies) tends to be a relaxed and happy environment when … Continue reading

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Pre-Departure

This summer, I have been granted the opportunity to shadow a Northwell Health LIJ Colorectal Surgeon, Dr. Marc E. Sher.  This immersive experience where I may peer into the world of a surgeon excites me as, for the first time in … Continue reading

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