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.)?

Midway Point – Ariel Lee

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

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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

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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.

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