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 #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 #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 # 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 (https://www.ama-assn.org/education/international-medical-education/observership-program-listings-international-medical ) outlines that observerships are designed to help IMG’s adapt to the practice of medicine in the United…

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