UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE
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DO – What Does it Stand For

Patients may note that their doctor may have the qualifications “MD” or “DO” when they see them. Doctor of Medicine is a term that most patients are acquainted with. However fewer individuals are aware of the DO qualifications. DO’s receive a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree after graduating from a
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Becoming a Plastic surgeon

Becoming a Plastic surgeon is no small accomplishment as far as time and competition. After medical school it takes a minimum of 6 years to complete an Integrated Plastic surgery residency program. Prior to this top candidates must “match” into one of these programs which are the most competitive residency
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Steps To Becoming a Pathologist – New YouTube Playlist

A new playlist of videos discussing Pathology as a medical career and focusing on the steps to becoming a Pathologist was recently introduced on the UMHS YouTube channel. The series of videos can be found here – Becoming a Pathologist Playlist The most popular videos have been been Pathologist’s Salary
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Orthopedic Surgery Residency Match – Alumni Spotlight on Nequesha Mohamed MD

Orthopedic surgery is one of the most difficult residencies to match into. Recently UMHS alumni Nequesha Mohamed, MD accomplished this goal and will begin her residency at Wake Forest Baptist in North Carolina this summer. Dr. Mohamed is a native of Canada and in a recent interview discusses in detail
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UMHS Alum Soren Estvold MD Authors Article about Transgender Healthcare On the Student Doctor Network.

We are proud to shine the spotlight today on Soren Estvold, MD. He is a rising PGY 3 Family medicine resident at Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia.  Dr. Estvold spends approximately 50% of his time treating LGBTQ+ and Transgender patients. Recently, Dr Estvold authored an article that was
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