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Christina, Pre-Departure

Hello! My name is Christina and I am a rising junior studying Anthropology, Biology, and HSSP. This summer I will be shadowing Dr. Samer Sbayi at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Sbayi is the Director of … Continue reading

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Justin, Pre-Departure

I am so excited to start shadowing Dr. Marc Sher at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park. Dr. Sher is a colon and rectal surgeon at the hospital, seeing patients in the clinic and performing operations. I … Continue reading

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Lev, Pre-Departure

I am beyond excited to participate in the Brandeis Summer Shadowing Program under Dr. Liliana Bordeianou and Nurse Practitioner Lieba Savitt of the Pelvic floor disorders unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. For this program, I will both shadow and participate … Continue reading

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Jen – Final Thoughts

When I first arrived at Stony Brook Hospital, I was taken to get my ID. Dr. Denoya was in the OR for her first case of the day. I was then told I would be joining her in the OR … Continue reading

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Cameron – Final Thoughts

My summer has been filled with so many new experiences. I shadowed in the OR for the first time, sat in on resident meetings about patient rounds, learned how to design surveys in REDCap, and entered too many patient charts … Continue reading

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Tracy – Final Thoughts

I have finished my internship last week! (Now school’s started, yikes!) And this internship has been such a fulfilling experience, where I’ve learned so much – not just about obstetrics and gynecology, but about the prevalence of the intersection between … Continue reading

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Itay – Final Thoughts

Although I am continuing my position at MGH through the fall semester, it very much does feel like a large chapter has ended in my experience. While I will still be working towards my research project throughout the semester (as … Continue reading

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Jasmine – Final Thoughts

For the past 8 weeks, we have been working in the Urogynecology department at Mass General Hospital. More specifically, we worked with urogynecologists who are part of the Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Program. Shadowing in both the clinic … Continue reading

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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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