Episode 67: Careers in Infectious Diseases
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Dr. Sigal Yawetz, an infectious disease attending physician and medical educator at Brigham and Women’s Hospital chats with Blake Smith (host) about a career in infectious diseases. They talk together about the field of ID at large, in addition to sub-specializing, with a focus on the HIV patient population. Dr. Yawetz also comments on what it has been like living through two viruses that have shaped the globe - HIV and COVID - all through the lens of being an ID physician. The episode closes with Dr. Yawetz's pearls on how to think about choosing a medical specialty and why ID is a wonderful choice for students interested in continually thinking about all fields of medicine.
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