Externships

Abby Lane ’19 – UVM Medical Center (VT)

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This past week I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to shadow Dr. Marc Greenblatt, an oncologist at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. Throughout the entire experience of shadowing in a clinical setting, shadowing the nurse‚Äôs station and a PA, I was able to learn about all the different professions in the medical world. Also, through many in depth conversations with Dr. Greenblatt, I was able to delve deeper into the medical world in both a political and economic mindset while also learning about how academic research can play a role in a medical career. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday is an academic day. We attended a case review where other doctors review cases. I was able to see CT scans and MRIs. This was my first introduction to the diagnostics of cancer. Later in the day, Dr. Greenblatt and I talked about his research and all the biological and molecular components of […]