Category Archives: Pre Departure

What are you most excited about?
What are you most nervous about?
What are your expectations?
What are your goals for learning this summer?

Ruchir, Pre-Departure

Looking ahead at this summer, I anticipate a very exciting, engaging, and rewarding experience. While I have been involved with hospital environments in the past, I have never participated in any type of clinical research or shadowing. I expect it … Continue reading

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Lydia, Pre-Departure

I am greatly looking forward to beginning my time shadowing Dr. Milena Weinstein in the urogynecology department. In addition to observing interactions with patients, I hope to learn more about the research that goes on in this department. While I … Continue reading

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Leah, Pre-Departure

I have the pleasure of shadowing Dr. Denoya for a short time this summer and I’m very excited to do so. My experience with the medical field through other programs/internships that I have completed has provided me with a great … 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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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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Tracy – Pre Departure

This summer I will be working with Dr. Weinstein and Dr. Hudson at the MGH OB/GYN clinic. I’ll be helping out with research while also having shadowing opportunities. To be completely honest, I’m not really sure what to expect yet. … Continue reading

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Katherine – Pre Departure

This summer I have the privilege of shadowing at Cambridge Health Alliance, in both their Cambridge and Everett locations. This opportunity will allow me to shadow multiple doctors in various specialties, which will allow me to gain a broad view … Continue reading

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Cameron – Pre Departure

“When the fireflies are gone, the ponds have dried up and the plants are wilted, weary from being so green. It’s no longer really summer but the air is still too warm and heavy to be fall. It’s the season … Continue reading

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Penh – Pre Departure

The Brandeis summer shadowing program has given me the opportunity to shadow Dr. Cataldo at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. I am extremely excited to witness what goes on “behind the scenes” in a hospital. Prior to this, I volunteered … Continue reading

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Myles – Pre Departure

This summer, I will be shadowing at Stony Brook University Hospital under Dr. Paula Denoya, Colorectal Surgeon. I do not necessarily know what to expect. I have shadowed here and there, but never have I done it for more than … Continue reading

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