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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 #4: Dr. Be Dazzled.

Today’s IMG hero is one that is close to my heart. We graduated from the same residency program back in 2015. He is different from me in that, he is a US citizen who also…

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The IMG Roadmap Series # 3: Dr. New Mommy

Today’s interview highlights a mother I admire. She has the grit and resilience of a knight. I met her when she was 6 weeks post-partum and came down to Kentucky to learn with me! I…

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Should I do an Observership?

This is a common question I receive from several IMG’s across the country. The American Medical Association ( ) outlines that observerships are designed to help IMG’s adapt to the practice of medicine in the United…

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The IMG Roadmap Series #2: The Eye Doctor

Dr. Adepoju is dubbed “The Eye Doctor” in this series. I thought it was a fitting play on words as she currently an ophthalmology resident with pearls to share on her medical journey. I admire…

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