Category Archives: Midway Point
While I anticipated that I would feel somewhat nervous on my first day of shadowing, I had thought that my previous shadowing experience would help ease me into this new shadowing position. That was not the case because though it … Continue reading
MGH has been an incredibly fulfilling experience. While my experience is focused on the clinical research aspect in colorectal surgery and pelvic floor disorders, I was lucky enough to have my first day be spent shadowing in the OR with … Continue reading
The first day of shadowing didn’t happen too long ago, but after that first day, I felt pretty put off. The doctor that I’m shadowing is a colorectal doctor, so there wasn’t much I could do to prepare myself for … Continue reading
This new environment was definitely much different than I had anticipated it to be. My surgeons conduct their pre and post op visits in their clinic (and surgeries at outpatient centers, or in nearby hospitals like Cedars-Sinai), and from day … Continue reading
Today marks my fourth week of shadowing Dr. Cataldo in the Colo-Rectal Surgery department. It amazes me that I have already spent over eighty hours in the OR and clinic, and also that I oddly feel at ease with observing … Continue reading
I could not have predicted how I would respond to seeing a surgery for the first time. I expected nausea, or dizziness at the sight of someone being opened up before me. I did not expect, as I stood one … Continue reading
On behalf of the Pre-Health Advising staff, we’d like to congratulate the students who will be participating in this year’s Summer Shadowing Program! Take a look at the 2017 Shadows page to learn more about them.