Category Archives: Final Thoughts

Did this experience match your expectations? If not, what was different?
Has this experience helped you clarify your career interests? What have you learned about yourself in the workplace this summer?
What advice would you give to a student interested in shadowing 1) at your host organization, and 2) in this field?
Of what are you most proud this summer? Why?

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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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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Myles – Final Thoughts

Reflecting on my shadowing experience with Dr. Denoya at Stony Brook University Hospital, I genuinely believe that I will not have another experience quite like this one. Shadowing Dr. Denoya gave me the opportunity to witness what I am interested … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts – Ariel Lee

It’s been a few weeks since I left Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and said goodbye to Colorectal surgeon Dr. Cataldo. I am still reeling over how incredible this experience has been and how much personal growth I have achieved … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts

This program completely exceeded my expectations. I went into the program unsure if I even wanted to pursue health care, but I came out of it really motivated to continue on the pre-health track. After going into the operating room … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts

Pictured above is Trevor Lee with Dr. Yosef Nasseri of The Surgery Group of Los Angeles. This experience definitely exceeded my expectations! While I was not able to shadow most of the procedures due to restricted hospital privileges, I learned … Continue reading

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