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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 #11: Dr. Dike (IM)

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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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 #9: Dr. Aramburu (Peds\Child Advocacy)

Social media has its perks. It has allowed me to virtually “meet” several men and women whom I believe I share a lot in common with. Most of them are doctors whom I would’ve never…

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IMG Roadmap Series #8: Dr. Brown (EM)

Dr. Brown is a vivacious, charismatic ER physician whom I met at the inaugural “Women in White Coats Wellness Retreat & Conference” at Chateau Elan in Braselton, GA where I spoke on “Common physician pitfalls…

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