Pulling Back the Curtain

Pulling Back the Curtain

A behind-the-scenes look into the lives of hematology/oncology leaders and innovators

Pulling Back the Curtain: Satish Gopal, MD, MPH

In this edition, Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, talks about how being a second-generation Indian American informed his career in global health. Where did you grow...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Maria “Ken” Figueroa, MD

Here, Maria “Ken” Figueroa, MD, talks about her childhood in Argentina, medical inspiration from the TV show M*A*S*H, and her passion for research. Before we...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Elli Papaemmanuil, PhD

In this edition, Elli Papaemmanuil, PhD, talks about the varied childhood experiences that resulted from her father’s Greek military service, and how the Human...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Tait Shanafelt, MD

In this edition, Tait Shanafelt, MD, talks about his journey to becoming an expert in physician wellness, with a stop as a house-painting business...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Moshe Mittelman, MD

In this edition, Moshe Mittelman, MD, describes growing up in a newly established State of Israel, his military service, and how both experiences affected...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Siobán Keel, MD

In this edition, Sioḃán Keel, MD, recalls early inspiration to enter medicine from her mother, an Irish nurse, as well as those who mentored her along...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Allen Yang, MD, PhD

In this edition, Allen Yang, MD, PhD, speaks about working in industry and academia – and the careers that got away. Where did you grow...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Cindy Dunbar, MD

In this edition, Cindy Dunbar, MD, discusses the personal experience that led her to hematology and her lifelong love of music. What was your childhood like? I...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Richard Aster, MD, and Jon Aster, MD, PhD

In this edition, Richard “Dick” Aster, MD, and his son, Jon Aster, MD, PhD, talk about their shared interests in research and golf. Dick, where did...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Abraham Verghese, MD

In this edition, Abraham Verghese, MD, describes his childhood in Ethiopia, lessons learned from patients during the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the roots of his...
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February 2021 Volume 7 Issue 3

This issue explores common pitfalls for doctors considering careers outside of patient care, new treatments for porphyrias, and more.

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