Don't be afraid to walk alone, because there will be times when only a few will stand up behind you to see the vision you also see for yourself. His special interests include; Pediatric critical care transport along with PICU procedures. Resident Physician at Howard University Hospital Family Be humble, be kind, be the kind of person others would like to work with. After all, you're in it for them. University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford (Rockford, Illinois). His special interests include: Critical Care, Transplant medicine, and Global Health. I took a year off before beginning medical school in St. Kitts in August 2013. Always remember to use each obstacle as a way to continually improve yourself. He is looking forward to completing residency so he can pursue a meaningful career in family medicine and give back to the community. Dr. Bikraj S. Chohan is a family medicine resident at the University of Ottawa. Always challenge the limits of what you believe is possible, and go the extra mile where you've never gone before. Unfortunately, the Step exams do count and scoring high on them is crucial. That is what differentiates a good physician from an exceptional physician. Remember your family, friends, we the Windsor family (Alumni, and faculty), and most importantly God is with you. Lastly, always be humble and enjoy the experience! On a local level, she is a resident member of the continuing professional development committee of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians. The good news is that it's rewarded very well at the end. Dr. Sinclair is currently in private practice in Panama City, Florida. St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency Program, Oklahoma City, OK. Windsor University gives you a great platform to pursue your dreams but it's very important for you to be proactive about your education. Passing board exam scores should not be the goal, rather exceptional scores. Try your hardest to be grateful for this opportunity you have to become a physician. But remember, our patients are someone's mother/father/brother/daughter. There will be ups, and downs, and of course there are the USMLE Exams. You must be persistent and dedicated to your work, only then will you persevere. Windsor University also gave me the opportunity to rotate in both large university hospitals and community hospitals in Chicago, exposing me to a diverse patient population. There will be tough exams, times when you can't keep up but always do the best you can. Stay away from negative people who bring you down and don't believe in you. Hometown: Fresno, CAResidency: Morehouse School of Medicine, General Psychiatry, Atlanta, GA. Dr. Jordan Howard attended the University of Southern California and earned his BA in Psychology with minors in Natural Science and Spanish. Second, study, study, and then study some more. Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Pennsylvania State University-College of Medicine graduates. Keep at it and don’t give up. The path will not always be easy and you will have to face many challenges. When someone would say that it's hard, my reply was always "if it's not the hardest thing you've done, you're not doing it right." Dr. Sinclair completed his undergraduate training at Texas Christian University earning a BS in Neuroscience. Dr. Abhinn Aggarwal graduated from Windsor University School of Medicine with the Class of 2014. This attitude will ensure success not only on your board exams but also when you are in residency training and beyond. Give yourself plenty of time and plan out your year. His special interests include emergency medicine and global health. The best advice I can give to anyone in this field is to make sure that you take your exams seriously. He is pursuing a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care medicine hopefully in Canada. Do well on board exams. Dr. Jocelyn Joseph is from Chicago, IL. I was also able to make lifelong connections with colleagues who are also now practicing physicians in the United States, ranging from primary care physicians to anesthesiologists. Also while you are waiting to match, occupy your time with something else e.g. Our heritage is the cornerstone for our future and the legacy which supports our pursuit of the highest standards in … It took me a year and a half to pass my step 1, all because I wasn’t as focused on the boards when I was on the island. Windsor University SOM gave me the education I needed to do well on my Step 1 and match into my residency of choice at MSU Family Medicine Residency. His special interests are: primary care medicine, procedures, palliative care, home visits and clinical teaching. I am from North Carolina and went to UNC Chapel Hill for undergrad. He is currently finishing his PGY-1 year in Family Medicine at Creighton University. It all adds up. It’s easy to get caught up on all that you don’t have and the long and difficult tasks you have to complete. Remembering this will give you the greatest skill of all: empathy. If you put in the effort, you will do well. I would like to personally thank all my teachers and instructors for their teaching and guidance during my career. As it is written in Matthew 7:7, "...ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find." I am currently a PGY-3 at Michigan State University doing a wide scope of family medicine from clinic to inpatient to OB medicine and procedures. He is currently starting his 1st year residency. I was one of the nominees for best student during my MD 5 and won other several awards including most athletic and most likely to get a 250 in Step 1. I believe studying for the step starts in your first semester. He has attained board certification in Neurology and sub-specialty board certification in Epilepsy. The rigorous curriculum was tailored to obtain success with the USMLE and the great friends I made during my time there have continued to act as a channel for encouragement. Do your best to learn as much as you can at every step of your education as it all comes together in the end when you begin to practice medicine, regardless of your chosen specialty. The aggregate amount of required medical knowledge and technical skills you'll need to acquire during training can seem daunting. I was admitted into Windsor University in May 2004 as a transfer from Igbinedion University Okada. He is currently a PGY-3 Family Medicine Resident tentatively set to graduate residency in June 2018. Don't forget to take time off for yourself when needed. Windsor University has provided me with the opportunity to fulfill my dreams of becoming a practicing physician in the United States. Dr Tarun Nanda graduated from Windsor University School of Medicine and is currently doing his family medicine residency at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. Prelim General Surgery St. John Providence, Southfield, MI. My advice to those students joining the same pathway I did. Dr. Mohammad Roheel Alam, based in Brooklyn, New York, has graduated from Windsor University School of Medicine, and is currently doing his family medicine residency. Fady is currently enrolled at University of Oklahoma/Oklahoma City University. Do well on your board exams, find what fascinates you and what your passionate about and work for it. To understand the topic and review it again. Internal Medicine at Hackensack University Hospital Mountainside, Montclair New Jersey. My words of advice for future students: Make sure to build networks and be professional during your rotations. Several graduates of Windsor University are currently in residency in various specialties and at various reputable teaching hospitals across the United States and Canada. You may not have all the answers at the beginning, but filling in the gaps as you go is better. Your path to achieving the goal will not be an easy one, but achieving the obstacles brings forth a high that's unmatched. The importance of hard work can't be overstated. Involved in community service and providing care and services to the low economic status patients. Windsor gave me the opportunity to become a doctor without having to go through 4 more years of undergraduate pre-med training or years of research. Find out what stirs your passion about medicine. "I have been fortunate enough to be where I am today, but would not forget where I started. Our groundbreaking curriculum set a new standard for medical education nationwide. Step 1 and Step 2 CK scores along with a strong personal statement are the king for getting interviews for residency, don't let anyone else tell you otherwise. Learning shouldn't stop once you finish a test or a day at clinical rotations. — William Eardley, Internal Medicine at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Would you like to visit your high school or college alma mater and represent Windsor University? During clinical sciences, learn from your patients and attendings. Resident Physician in Internal Medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois. Soon you'll realize you've gone farther than you ever thought you could. The best advice that I can give you is to keep your end goal in mind, which is to ultimately be a practicing physician who will have the responsibility of caring for the lives of others. Good luck! He is a graduate from Windsor University SOM class of 2014 and continues to keep in touch with his fellow classmates.