IMG Roadmap Series #18: Guest Post w/ Dr. Berry Pierre (Internal Medicine Residency Program Director).

When I was a Caribbean medical student I did not have the opportunity to get the perspective of a credible program director. I honestly wish I had because I am guilty of some of the…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #16: Dr. Djoufack (IM)

The story of an exceptional physician from a West African medical who is among the first to take the USMLE from her medical college. Read to learn more ..

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The IMG Roadmap Series #14: Dr. Waindim (IM)

Fellow IMG’s, the series continues in full throttle. Today we are figuratively rounding on the IM service! If you are learning anything from these interviews; please tell me. Your feedback helps me to solicit other…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #13: Dr. Sarkar (OBGYN)

Today’s interviewee is near and dear to my heart. I trust her. We work at the same hospital, live within miles from one another and serve together on a medical staff committee. What we also…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #12: Guest Post – Dr. Assam ( FM)

As you know, this series has been pivotal in highlighting stories from doctors who are graduates of foreign medical schools affectionately called IMG’s (International Medical Graduates). On the other side of the international student’s spectrum,…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #10: Dr. Oshobe (IM)

  Yet again! Another interview with a medical nomad: Dr. Akpezi Oshobe who is a PGY-2 (postgraduate year 2) resident in Internal Medicine.   We have been chatting on Instagram ever since we were introduced…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #6: Dr. Nneoma (IM)

I first met Dr. Nneoma on Instagram. Then, I unexpectedly ran into her at SHM (Society Of Hospital Medicine) Annual Meeting last month! It was fate or shall we say “divinely orchestrated”. Thank you, Doctor,…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #5: Dr. Soni (PLASTIC SURGERY)

Dr. Soni is a force to be reckoned with. I stumbled on his Instagram page and was quickly drawn to his openness in sharing on the vulnerabilities most IMGs (like myself) have experience. He also…

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IMG Roadmap Series #19: Dr. Sriraman (PEDS)

Today’s interview is a video interview with Dr. Sriraman. She is an academic pediatrician and associate professor of pediatrics who trains pediatric residents in Virginia. She is well versed with the process of applying into…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #17: Dr. Vasquez-Garagatti (IM & ID)

Today’s guest is near and dear to me. We worked within the same group during my first 2 years out of residency. He quickly became a supportive IMG big brother when I first moved for…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #15: Dr. Mikhael (REI)

imgroadmap.com (click on image to learn more) Instagram has introduced me to tons of amazing #womeninmedicine virtually (and IRL). This is exactly how I  connected with our IMG spotlight for the week who is in…

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