Choosing Psychiatry

Latest posts by Patricia Oby Ekwueme, MD, MPH (see all)

One of the first lessons I learned in medical school is that there is no right way to do things. Before medical school, I knew that I wanted to work with minority communities, but had not decided on a specialty. During my pre-clinical years, I realized that nothing particularly stood out to me. I enteredContinue reading “Choosing Psychiatry”

Choosing Orthopaedic Surgery

When I entered medical school, I convinced myself to keep an open mind during the specialty selection process so that I could find what specialty fit me best. It is difficult to learn much before starting rotations third year, immersing yourself in the hospital and seeing patients with your team. Shadowing is fun and canContinue reading “Choosing Orthopaedic Surgery”

Why plastic surgery?

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
Latest posts by Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA (see all)

This is one of the most common questions you get in an interview.  Why did you choose to go into the field to which you are applying?  Every individual has their own story, and really let that shine through.  Being authentic is the best way for programs to see your best self.  Many students discussContinue reading “Why plastic surgery?”