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 #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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The IMG Roadmap Series #9: Dr. Aramburu

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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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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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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