shadowing mentorship

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  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. 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...
  4. 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+...