The IMG Roadmap Series #14: Dr. Waindim

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

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

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

  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

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

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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The IMG Roadmap Series #11: Dr. Dike

It may look like Nigeria has been leading the series lately, but today’s guest was my USMLE Step 1 partner.  We met over a decade ago in Maryland, while we were both preparing for Step…

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