Personal Narrative: My Shadowing Experience In Rewarding Career Medicine

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My experiences shadowing with several physicians have given me an insight to the difficult but yet rewarding career medicine has to offer. One of my shadowing experiences that stood out the most to me was when I shadowed at Emory University Hospital. As undergraduate student, I had the opportunity to shadow for a team of neuropathologist led by Dr. Brat. While shadowing for Dr. Brat, we received a patients tissue and the team of pathologist (including myself) determined that this patient had glioblastoma. We had so many patient cases to sign out that I didn’t think too much about the diagnosis. The following morning, I attended the tumor board meeting with Dr. Brat, several neurosurgeons, and oncologists. During this meeting, the teams of

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