shadowing mentorship

  1. B

    Surgeon I want to shadow won't respond/might be mad?

    I was shadowing some surgeons a while back and met this really cool vascular surgeon who was assisting on two of the cases I was observing. I reached out to him to ask if I could shadow him in the future and he seemed open/enthusiastic about the idea, but my hospital access was about to end and...
  2. R

    Can you help me gauge the quality of this clinical experience?

    In September of 2015 I was hired at a hospital in the radiology department. I work evenings with the on-call radiology resident. More specifically, I call reports to ED physicians as well as to the hospitalists. I have learned quite a bit about the logistics of being a doctor, as well as what...
  3. LindaAccepted

    Medical How to Shadow a Doctor

    When looking for activities to include on your AMCAS application, shadowing is a powerful way to demonstrate your interest in and realistic knowledge of the field of medicine. Shadowing as many different kinds of doctors as you can is helpful. The only way to know whether you will enjoy a career...
  4. StudentDoctorDan

    Neurosurgeon Shadowing Opportunity?

    Hello! I am a current high school student and was really interested in shadowing a surgeon. Particularly a neurosurgeon. Currently, I have shadowed an Internal Medicine doctor and a Cardiologist. Would a neurosurgeon (assuming they aren't busy) allow me to shadow them for even a day if I am...
  5. CastleG8

    Will weekly phone mentorship count?

    So I sent requests to a dozen DO physicians in my area and only one accepted me for mentorship. He is a Family Practice physician that works as a visiting physician for patients at their homes in the attempt to reduce ER visits and travels with a medical assistant. We talk on the phone for 30+...