20 Questions: Joseph Riad Mikhael, MD, Hematology

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Dr. Joseph Riad Mikhael is associate professor of medicine in the College of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, as well as a consultant in the division of hematology/oncology, department of internal medicine at the same facility. He studied biology at University of Ottawa, going on to receive his MD from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine (1997). He completed a residency in internal medicine at University of Ottawa (1997-2000), followed by a residency in hematology at University of Toronto (2000-2003). Dr. Mikhael went on to become chief resident in the adult hematology program a University of Toronto (2001-2002), then earned a Master’s degree in education from Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (2003). Lastly, he completed a fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital (2003-2004).

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20 Questions: Sandeep Jauhar, MD

Dr . Sandeep Jauhar

 
Sandeep Jauhar, MD, director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Medical Center, is author of Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation. Dr. Jauhar’s route to medicine was not entirely direct, as he earned a bachelor’s degree (‘89), master’s degree (‘91) and PhD (‘95) in physics from the University of California, Berkeley, before graduating from Washington University School of Medicine (‘98).

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The Successful Match: Interview with Dr. Marianne Green

 
A key component of the successful match is a full understanding of the residency selection process, and the factors that influence it. Program directors are key decision-makers in this process, and their insights and experience are invaluable. In future columns of The Successful Match, we will present conversations with program directors and other key decision-makers across the different specialties.
We would like to preface these upcoming columns by highlighting the results of an important study done by Dr. Marianne Green. Dr. Green is the Associate Dean for Medical Education at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is the former associate program director of the internal medicine residency program at Northwestern. Dr. Green is the recipient of multiple teaching awards, and her peers have recognized her as one of the “Best Doctors in America.”

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20 Questions: Harry Rosen, MD [Hospitalist, Author]

Dr. Harry Rosen was born in Israel and received his bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge. He attended The Sackler School of Medicine, obtaining his M.D. in 2000.
He completed his residency at West Los Angeles Veterans Administration in 2004, and he currently works as a hospitalist at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in Southern California. Most recently, Dr. Rosen has written “The Consult Manual of Internal Medicine.”
Editor’s Note: For more book information and sample content from “The Consult Manual of Internal Medicine”, please visit http://www.medconsultpublishing.com.
Q: Describe a typical day at work
A: A usual day at work starts off at about 9am when I arrive at the hospital and start on my first can of Pepsi or Coke — or, if I feel daring, a Mountain Dew. The caffeine and sugar help start the day off with a sweet pick-me-up.

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20 Questions: Otha Myles, MD [Infectious Disease]

 
Otha Myles, M.D. is the Deputy Chief of Epidemiology and Threat Assessment at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research’s United States Military HIV Research Program in Rockville, Maryland.
Dr. Myles graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. followed by a fellowship in infectious disease. He was also a recipient of the U.S. Military’s Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP).
Dr. Myles has become one of the leading researchers in the field of HIV. His involvement includes projects in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Dr. Myles recently sat down with SDN to give us a glimpse into the lifestyle of an Infectious Disease specialist.

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