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Blog: Light the Flame 🔥:A Message from One Underrepresented Minority to Another, by Dr. Ian C. Bostock

Blog: Light the Flame 🔥:A Message from One Underrepresented Minority to Another, by Dr. Ian C. Bostock

“When I sit across a student or resident with an interest to pursue a career in surgery, despite how adverse it may seem, I will try to light the flame. We need to have an infectious sense of encouragement. There’s something special in all of us, and it is very important that we invite everyone […]

June 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Melissa Levack MD

Melissa Levack MD

Melissa Levack, MD “Throughout my journey to become a cardiac surgeon, I had frequent personal checkpoints along the way to make sure I was honest with myself about my goals in life. As a medical student I asked myself if surgery was the correct career choice for me if I wanted to have a family. […]

February 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Featured Surgeon: Dr. Janani Reisenauer

Featured Surgeon: Dr. Janani Reisenauer

Janani Reisenauer, MD “I consider myself very fortunate to have a supportive husband and daughter who make me proud of my career, and a wonderful job that makes me proud of my family.  Many days are not easy, and many days one takes priority at the cost of the other, but it is incredibly rewarding […]

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