Sep 26, 2021
We are excited to be introducing the first episode of our new series, Holding Pressure. The contents are geared towards medical students to introduce them to the field of vascular surgery. In this episode, we have a group of distinguished medical students who are leaders or founders of Vascular Surgery Interest Group at their respective medical schools to talk about their experiences.
Tara Zielke (@ZielkeTara) is a 3rd year medical student and the president of VSIG at Loyola University School of Medicine
Dominique Dockery (@domdoc_) is a 3rd year medical student and the president and founder of VSIG at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Ali Hakimi is a 3rd year medical student and the co-president of VSIG and MS3 at University of Colorado School of Medicine
Brian Leoce (@leocebm) is a 3rd year medical student and the president and founder of VSIG at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
Yasong (@YasongYuMD) is a 4th year general surgery resident at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He completed his medical degree at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine.
Imani (@iemcelroy) is a 5th-year general surgery resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She completed her medical degree at the Charles R. Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program and also holds a Master’s in Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Calling all medical students
Submit your questions for the mailbag episode! Ask us any question related to vascular surgery, and have it answered on the podcast.
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Send them to HoldingPressure.AudibleBleeding@gmail.com. Also send us any ideas, suggestions, or comments.
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Authors: Yasong Yu, Imani McElroy
Editor: Yasong Yu
Reviewers: Sharif Ellozy, Matthew Chia