Category Archives: Midway Point

What are your impressions/thoughts/emotions around your new environment, both in and out of the workplace?
How does the medical field differed from university/academic life?
What skills are you building as a result of this shadowing experience? How will they be transferable (to academics, future career plans, on/off campus involvement, etc.)?

Chase, Midway-Final

It has been an amazing experience so far at Thomas Jefferson Hospital. So far, I have gotten to witness cool procedures in the operating room, colonoscopies, and office hours. Observing Dr. Isenberg has been such a cool opportunity as he … Continue reading

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Jigme, Midway Point

I am halfway through my shadowing program and so far I have enjoyed everything I have experienced. I am very comfortable around my supervisor and all the staff members because they treat me nicely and help me learn new things … Continue reading

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Caylee, Midway Point

This summer has flown by and I can’t believe I am already writing my mid-point post. I have had a truly incredible and eye-opening experience at Mass General and have immensely enjoyed the team of physicians I have been working … Continue reading

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Lydia, Midway

I have learned a lot from the past few weeks at Mass General. So far, my time there has been divided up between research and observing in the clinic and OR. The research consists of going through the medical records … Continue reading

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Lev, Midway

So far, my experience in the summer shadowing program has already been incredible. It has been a great privilege to be able to work with Dr. Bordeianou, Nurse Practitioner Leiba Savitt, and the team of colorectal surgeons at MGH. As … Continue reading

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Jared, Midway

Halfway through my session at Massachusetts General Hospital, I am excited to see the research project shaping up nicely for the August deadline our group is working toward. At the beginning of the summer, I was not entirely sure of … Continue reading

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Cynthia, Midway

I am about halfway through my shadowing experience for this summer. It has been an enlightening experience so far. I have been able to view Dr. Cataldo during a mixture of surgeries and in the clinic. I have experienced firsthand … Continue reading

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Ruchir, Midway

The past few weeks have been very exciting and very eye-opening for me at MGH. The amount that I have seen and the amount I have learned so far have surpassed some of the expectations I had going into this … Continue reading

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Danni, Midway

In the past month and a half, I had been working very closely with Dr. Edelson on some research projects. Because Dr. Edelson’s clinical shift doesn’t start until July, I haven’t had any clinical exposure yet. However, I have learned … Continue reading

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Matthew, Midway Point

My new environment has been interesting, informative, and enriching. I absolutely love Dr. Cataldo, his dedication coupled with his intelligence and kindness have really made me feel welcomed. I am really happy that I was given this opportunity. My preconceptions … Continue reading

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