Notes of Appreciation

Every contribution alumni make, whether providing a meal or housing for a medical student, offering career advice or a shadowing opportunity, hosting an event, or donating to the Medical Alumni Annual Fund, has a lasting impact on the School of Medicine community.  Below are expressions of appreciation from medical students for support they have received from alumni.

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Bethani

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2025

Thank you, Dr. Williams for taking the time out of your busy schedule to talk and have dinner with me. It was such a pleasure
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Matthew

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Dr. Ma, thank you for hosting me! The career guidance is very helpful at such a critical stage in my career development.
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Riya

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2022

I just wanted to thank Dr. Wissman for a wonderful dinner on Friday. I really enjoyed learning all about her experience in Me
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Haya

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

I had the opportunity to shadow Dr. Geoffrey Potts in his Troy location. It was a great learning experience as I gained more
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Mariam

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

I had a good time with the team, as they showed me different patient cases and told me about procedures done in interventiona
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Eleftherios

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2022

Thank you Dr. Harvill and Dr. Kakos for sharing your experiences in Interventional Radiology! I found the session very helpfu
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Maighdlin

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2022

Dr. Harvill and Dr. Kakos, thank you so much for speaking of your experiences with interventional radiology and fielding ques
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Manvir

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

I shadowed Dr. Arbit, a physiatrist in West Bloomfield and Commerce Township. Even with other trainees rotating with him, he
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Sofia

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2022

Dear Dr. & Mrs. Carl Lauter, Thank you so much for hosting me and Julia for Brunch! I really enjoyed learning about ea
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Rooshan

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Thank you to Dr. Klisz-Hulbert for allowing to shadow your psychiatric clinics. I learnt a great deal and I'm grateful for th
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Nada

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Thank you to Dr. Arbit, an amazing PMR doctor and a Wayne Medical School alum. Dr. Arbit was the first PMR doctor I have shad
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Madeline

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Dear Dr. Chitlur, Thank you for the opportunity to shadow you! I truly enjoyed observing how you and the residents interact w
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Pragathi

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Dr. Chitlur, thank you for the incredible and educational experience! I truly appreciated the time and care you took to show
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Rachel

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Dear Dr. Klisz-Hulbert, Thank you so much for being a part of the Medical Alumni Association shadowing program and allowi
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Rida

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Dear Dr. Dickerson, Thank you very much for allowing me to come into your office and experience what a day in the life of
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Melissa

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Thank you Dr. Potts for allowing me to see what the life of a dermatologist is like! He was very kind, patient, and gives ver
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Sanika

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

I had the opportunity to shadow Dr. Adams, a pediatric rheumatologist at Wayne Pediatrics. Both Dr. Adams and his fellow were
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Chelsea

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2022

Shadowing Dr. Bhat was an awesome experience. I could see how the department worked together and was able to learn from both
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Victoria

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. LaMoreaux, for sharing your path to rheumatology! I appreciate the time you took to speak with young medical s
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Hope

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Hughes, Thank you so much for your immense generosity in taking the time to have dinner with Nicole and I last w
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Alyssa

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. Fakih, for being able to speak with me about your experiences. It was so interesting and enlightening for me t
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Julia

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Dr. LaMoreaux, thank you so much for your time! It was so wonderful to hear about your career path, the reasons you chose rhe
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Pooja

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Dr. Dionne Dickerson was such an amazing physician to shadow! Dr. Dickerson was genuinely interested in students and offered
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Victoria

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. Kado for an incredible meal and amazing advice! Pursuing dermatology can definitely seem intimidating, but with
Read more about Victoria

Emily

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Dolman, Thank you again for the incredible advice, time spent answering all our crazy questions, and treating us
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Matthew

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Dr. Chan, thank you so much for your time this afternoon! The webinar was very insightful and provides ample guidance and dir
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Annie

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. Chan for sharing some valuable insights. You alleviated some of my worries about choosing a specialty/sub-speci
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Annie

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. Oppat, for letting me shadow you for an afternoon to learn more about vascular surgery. I learned a lot clinic
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Kaitlin

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Cao, Thank you for taking the time to meet with me and answer all of my questions. Your advice was extremely helpf
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Mirna

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Dr. Dolman, Thank you so much for taking the time to spend to evening with Emily and I. I learned so much from your storie
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Dan Jian

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you so much Dr. K for coming and speaking to us regarding Emergency Medicine. It was a very informative and engaging ta
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Isaiah

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

I would like to thank Dr. Bully for allowing me to shadow and interact with her patients. It was refreshing to see material l
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Victoria Qian

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. Potts for an amazing first time shadowing dermatology! I learned a lot already on my first day, and thought it
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Victoria Qian

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank Dr. Potts and Dr. Daveluy for such an informative session about dermatology as a specialty! As a first year medical stu
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Madison Mervis

Event: Other

Event Year: 2021

A huge thank you to Dr. Aaron Garrison for participating in One-on-One Virtual Mentoring and graciously offering to provide m
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Melissa Ly

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Shadowing Dr. Osman at the University Pain Clinic was a fantastic experience. He was kind, friendly, and very approachable. H
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Madeline

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Fakih and Dr. Katzman, Thank you for taking the time to speak with us at the Pediatric Speciality Webinar. I rea
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Jack McConnell

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

I would like to thank Dr. Lobna Fakih and Dr. Gerald Katzman for giving their talk on the pediatric specialty. Their insight
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Kia Sweeney

Event: Other

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. Topher Jentoft for taking time out of your day to share your Family Medicine career experiences with us. I am a
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Michael

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

I want to thank Dr. Brandon King for meeting with me for dinner. I had a great conversation with him and one of his residents
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Logan Nguyen

Event: Medical Alumni Reunion

Event Year: 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy day to share your experience in medicine! As new medical students we a
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Ann-Cathrin Guertler

Event: Other

Event Year: 2021

I met with Dr. Kingzett today to discuss IM and I enjoyed our conversation a lot! She talked about her path to IM and about t
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Ann-Cathrin Guertler

Event: Other

Event Year: 2021

I spoke with Dr. Jennifer Kuzel on 4/5/21 about her career as an OBGYN. I really enjoyed my conversation with her! She was ea
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Riya

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

A huge thank you to Dr. Bhat for a phenomenal shadowing experience! I really enjoyed learning more about the field of nephrol
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Min Yi

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Hey Dr. Arbit, Thank you for allowing me to shadow and learn more about PM&R. It was great to see your relationships with
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Isaiah

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

I would like to thank Dr. Brian LaMoreaux for taking some time to speak us students, describing his experiences in both clini
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Victoria

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. Khan and Dr. Rakitin! I'm an M1 still unsure of which specialty I want to go into and you both did a great
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Molly

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Dickerson and Team, Thank you for hosting me! I learned so much about OB/GYN and enjoyed experiencing a welcoming
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Julia

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Dr. Lauter, I want to thank you so much for hosting Sofia and me for brunch. I loved hearing about the history of medicine an
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Bridget

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. Lee, for sharing your experience as an OB/GYN physician. I especially appreciated hearing about balancing your
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Zechariah

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Adams, Thank you so much for allowing me to shadow you! I had a great day with you. I learned a lot about pe
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Emma

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Dickerson, Thank you for the opportunity to shadow you. I appreciate the time you took out of your busy schedule
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John

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Dear Drs. Mariona, Harold, and Vista-Deck, Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to speak with us students. I
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Tim

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you all for your invaluable insight and feedback! I have never seriously considered obstetrics or gynecology, but after
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Mindy

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. Carey for your generosity in providing the time to sharing your experiences with me. I had such a wonderful ti
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Ariana

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Dr. Dickerson, Thank you so much for letting me shadow you yesterday. I enjoyed learning different aspects to OB/GYN and obs
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Bridget

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. Ilya Rakitin and Dr. Abid Khan, for explaining your passion for acute care surgery and your paths to this prof
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Samantha

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

To Dr. Steven Arbit, I am so grateful that you allowed me to shadow in your office. It was so helpful to be in person to g
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Nyla

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Dr. Potts, thank you for allowing me to come shadow in your office! Seeing the different types of patients and cases solidifi
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Bridget

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. Wang and Dr. Ross for taking the time out of your days to speak with us about Family Medicine. I loved hearing
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Charlotte

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. Arbit for the opportunity to come in and shadow you! I was surprised by the diversity of patient cases and foun
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Charlotte

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. Markowitz for such a great dinner and conversation! I am excited to read the books you recommended and I look f
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Cynthia

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2021

I would like to thank Dr. Dickerson for not only allowing me to shadow her but also for answering all of my questions and pro
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Rosetta

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

It was a great experience to be able to meet and talk candidly to Dr. Simone about the field of Ophthalmology and his journey
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Hassan

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Dear Dr. Simone, I have always wanted to enter medicine thinking that was the end goal and that my life would be easier righ
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Eleftherios

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you to Dr. King and Dr. Guthrie for sharing your experiences with orthopaedic surgery! I found your answers and present
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Gabriella

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

I had a wonderful time having dinner with Dr. Vista -Deck! She was thoughtful and honest about her journey to becoming an Ob/
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Katherine

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2021

Dr. Rakitin, thank you for such a wonderful dinner! It was so helpful to hear more about your career path and current life, i
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Eleftherios

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you Dr. VanHaerents for speaking with us about Neurology! I really appreciated your perspectives and thoughtful answers
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Bridget

Event: Medical Specialty Webinar

Event Year: 2021

Thank you, Dr. VanHaerents, for sharing insights on choosing a medical specialty and your journey to neurology.
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Emily Liu

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Dr. Kim, thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to share with me wonderful insights and advice on navigating
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Dominic Alessio-Bilowus

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2020

Thank you so much to the alumni physicians who presented at the medical specialty webinars! They were informative, helpful, p
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Colin Hartgerink

Event: White Coat

Event Year: 2020

Thank you very much for sponsoring my white coat. It is such an honor to receive my first white coat and to begin this journe
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Pooja Polamarasetti

Event: White Coat

Event Year: 2020

I wanted to take this moment to convey my immense gratitude to my WSUSOM alumni sponsor for my first white coat as a medical
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Aditi Kappagantu

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Dear Dr. Robinson, I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy schedule to answer my questions about PM&R. As we dis
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Sanika Kulkarni

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2020

Hello Dr. Markowitz, I hope this note finds you well. I wanted to thank you for sharing your experiences in obstetrics and
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AJ

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2020

Thank you for taking the time to talk with us and share your perspective. It was good to hear insights we may not consider wh
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Krishna Majmundar

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I am so grateful for the opportunity I had to talk with Dr. Patri where we were able to discuss the field of anesthesiology.
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Rahul Gupta

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2020

Dr. Goyal is one of the best ambassadors of Wayne State that we have to offer. Her expertise in the field of ophthalmology al
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Ben Drumright

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2020

Thank you Paige and Ankit for a wonderful time in LA! It was especially generous of you to open your home to me while Paige w
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Sachin

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Engaging in the One-on-One Virtual Mentoring program has definitely been worthwhile. I have had the pleasure of meeting with
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Lewis Graham

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Office of Alumni Affairs, thank you for introducing me to Dr. Iyantta Howell through the Virtual Mentorship Program! Dr. H
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Thomas Przybycien

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I would like to thank Dr. Kingzett for her time and patience in answering all our questions today at the internal medicine we
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Manvir Sandhu

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Dr. Pummill was a delight to speak with, and a physician to really look up to. I appreciated her candor and openness about li
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Priya Kathuria

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I signed up for the M3/M4 E-mentoring program. My M4 was extremely helpful and gave great information on Internal Medicine as
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Ahmad Baiyasi

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Dr. Pickett was very nice, open, and helpful. She gave genuine advice and was very responsive to my emails. I appreciated my
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Rebecca Goldstein

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I had a great experience participating in the One-on-One Virtual Mentoring program with Dr. Regina Wang. She gave me a lot of
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Dipen Kumar

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I wanted to thank Dr. Piero Simone for taking the time to do a Virtual One-on-One Meeting with me to talk about my future pot
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David Tran

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I set up a meeting with Dr. Piero Simone, and went in with nerves high and a little off-track with where I was heading career
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M. Hayden Guerra

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I want to express my great appreciation to Dr. Simone for meeting with me and mentoring me through the one-on-one virtual men
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May Chammaa

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

An an M3, meeting with an M4 was very helpful, especially to ask questions about a specialty I'm very interested in. The M4 I
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Emily Lau

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Through the alumni association, I was able to attend an emergency medicine group mentoring session with Andy Wilson who was a
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Zachary Dimovski

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I had the pleasure of speaking with Nikita Desai as part of the M3/M4 mentoring. She was very helpful and was enthusiastic ab
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Hannah Lowe

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I would like to personally think Dr. Mary Jacob for hosting an emergency medicine webinar. It was incredibly helpful in under
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Tristan Lemon

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Matthew Gross, Thank you again for taking the time to talk about internal medicine this week! It was very helpful to lear
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Perra Razoky

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Firas Askar was amazing to speak to for the M3/M4 mentoring. He answered all my questions and gave me great advice that went
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Perra Razoky

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Dr. Jon Robins was tremendous to speak to for the One on One virtual meeting. He was very insightful and the information he g
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Zahraa Alqatan

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I contacted a family doctor provided by the alumni office for a one-on-one meeting. I learned a lot about the field and the m
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Vasiliki Kazdaglis

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Dr. Dara King was amazing to talk to! She was so kind and extremely helpful. She answered all of my questions and really prov
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Ferris Bayasi

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2020

[Medical Specialty Webinar, Ophthalmology – Dr. Michael Coleman, M.D. '13] Dear Dr. Coleman, Thank you for offering y
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Anita Vaishampayan

Event: Medical Alumni Reunion

Event Year: 2020

I had a great meeting with Dr. Kingzett, a Wayne State Medicine graduate who is an internist. She has such an enthusiasm for
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Macda Gerard

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

The One-on-One Virtual Mentoring is such a great opportunity to connect with physicians in our respective scope of practice.
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Ryan Kelly

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Thank you to Sabrina Dieffenbach for meeting with me to provide guidance about PM&R as a medical speciality. She was exceptio
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Mark Wilhelm

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Thanks, Matt, for taking the time to meet with me for a M3/M4 E-Mentoring session. You're advice was very insightful and gave
Read more about Mark Wilhelm

Allison Shinouskis

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

Being able to have 1-on-1 time with an M4 was incredibly helpful. I had many questions about the residency application proces
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Kathleen Tirador

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I signed up for the M3/M4 mentoring and paired myself with an M4 who recently matched into pediatrics. She gave valuable advi
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Amanda Najor

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I want to thank Diana Kakos, an M4 who was accepted into an internal medicine (IM) residency program, for taking the time to
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Amanda Najor

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I attended the Internal Medicine webinar that was hosted by Dr. Nabil Al-Kourainy, M.D. ’16 on May 6th. I want to thank Dr.
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Vasiliki Kazdaglis

Event: Other

Event Year: 2020

I had an amazing M3/M4 mentoring experience with Shayla Patton. She was so helpful and answered all of my questions fully. I
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Rana Elhamzawy

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2019

Dr. Arbit is an amazing doctor. He is very observant. He knows how to make his patients at ease and can make a conversation w
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Danielle Rangel Paradela

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2019

Dear Dr. Cares, Thank you so much for the opportunity to shadow you last week! I learned so much about the field with you, i
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Rana Elhamzawy

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2019

Dr. McFarlin is an awesome doctor. She taught me a lot in a very short time. She truly cares about her patients. She taught m
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Isabela Romano

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2019

Dear Dr. Eilender, It was my pleasure shadowing you in your office. This experience gave me the chance to hear patients' s
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Ben Drumright

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

Thank you Dr. and Mrs. Dunn for hosting me for a winter escape down to Arizona! It was hard to leave and set the compass for
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Shannon Paquette

Event: Future Docs

Event Year: 2019

I really enjoyed having the opportunity to volunteer for this event and engage with potential doctors of the future! It is al
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Irvin Lien

Event: None of the Above

Event Year: 2019

Love joy peace patience kindness goodness faithfulness gentleness and self control. The Alumni Office encompasses all these t
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Steven Townsend

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2019

Thank you for taking the time to come talk to us. Your talk and answers to questions were very helpful. It was definitely a p
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Josee Smith

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2019

Thank you to all those involved in planning this luncheon it was really nice to sit down with Dr. Daveluy to learn more about
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Rahul Gupta

Event: Dinner with a Doc

Event Year: 2019

Dr. Simone was absolutely the kindest person, I was meeting him with an interest in pursuing Ophthalmology. He invited his ne
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Rahul Gupta

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2019

Dear Dr. Kresch, Thank you for the opportunity to shadow you in your clinic at the UofM Kellogg Eye Center. I had an excitin
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Jessica Zhang

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

I am very grateful for the WSU SOM Alumni HOST program. This past residency interview season was long, exhausting, and very e
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Sarah Gonzalez

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2019

I had such an amazing day shadowing Dr. Schrieber. Dr. Schrieber is so lovely. She and her staff are very warm and welcoming.
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Lindsay Jenkins

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to teach me Dr. Goedtel! I had such an amazing time and learned so much shadowing you i
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Jonathan Konel

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2019

Dr. Daveluy, Thank you for your time and advice during the luncheon today. I learned invaluable things regarding how to ma
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Sarah Gonzalez

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2019

Dr. Goyal, I genuinely enjoyed attending your lunch. Thank you for taking the time to come and talk to us about your journey
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Ben Drumright

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

Thank you to Drs. Powles for an awesome experience staying near San Luis Obispo! Your hospitality and care made me feel like
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Ben

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

Thank you to the DeNaults for hosting me in your Denver home! I appreciate how flexible you were willing to be around your ho
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Alexander Poznanski

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

Dr. Plattner responded promptly to me initial email, and was very happy to open his home to me. Dr. and Mrs. Plattner were bo
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Emily Marlow

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

Dear Dr. Hartmark, Thank you so much for letting me stay with you! You and your husband were extremely gracious hosts and
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Ben

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

Thank you so much to Dr. and Professor Greenberg for hosting me in Philadelphia! You definitely helped Philly win me over. It
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Ben Drumright

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2019

Thank you to Drs. Isaacs for opening up your home to me for three days in Sacramento! There truly was nothing that I lacked i
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armen zeitjian

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2019

Thanks for the helpful information, Dr. Daveluy. This was my first exposure to the field of dermatology. The experiences you
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Colin Lesoski

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

I really appreciate all of the presenters that take the time out of their day to come and share about their specialties. It r
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Peter Szatkowski

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2018

I had a great experience staying with Dr. Logan Kinch, MD '15, and his wife Alicia! I was able to spend 4 nights with them ov
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Vinoja Sebanayagam, MD '21

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2018

I am glad I got an opportunity through the WSUSOM alumni association shadowing program to shadow Dr. Vinay Pallekonda, who is
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Kelly Valentini, MD '21

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2018

I had a great experience with Dr. Seidel! Shadowing him allowed me to be exposed to PM&R and to observe and interact with pat
Read more about Kelly Valentini, MD '21

Kathryn Forbes

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

Thank you for taking the time today to teach us more about PM&R! Looking forward to shadowing soon!
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Martin J Weaver

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy days to give us lowly M1s a talk on your specialty. It is incredibly infor
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Armen Zeitjian

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

Very informative talk with the PM and R docs! Also a delicious lunch with outstanding bakhlava
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Danny Phan

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

Thank you Dr. Chodoroff and Dr. Bauer for taking time out of your days to inform us about PM&R. I appreciate how you were abl
Read more about Danny Phan

Mara Darian - Class of 2022

Event: White Coat

Event Year: 2018

I wanted to thank you for your generous sponsorship of my white coat. Having a few physicians in my family, I have long sinc
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Zoë Smith

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

Thank you for the authentic advice. I gained valuable insight into what life would be like as a resident and the exciting fut
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Omar Afify

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

Dear Dr. Daveluy, Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to speak with us about the specifics of dermato
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Luke Anthony Horton

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

Thank you very much for coming in to talk to us! Your continued support of the medical students is incredibly helpful to the
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Bowen Song

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

It was a pleasure talking to a dermatologist and getting to know the field a bit.
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Victoria Sattarova

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2018

I’m really happy that had a chance to participate in the HOST program at the Office of Alumni Affairs. I was planning a tri
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Saloni Godbole

Event: HOST

Event Year: 2018

I am very thankful for the WSU SOM Alumni HOST program. Residency interview season is long, arduous, and very expensive and
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Victoria Webber, MD '22

Event: None of the Above

Event Year: 2018

The Board Student Organization, Detroit vs. Addiction, participated in a health far at the Detroit School of Arts Monday Apri
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Jesse Haddad

Event: Medical Specialty Lunch

Event Year: 2018

These specialty lunches had a significant impact on my decision-making process for my future specialty. Having the open foru
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Alexander Voitkov

Event: Shadowing

Event Year: 2018

On November 12, 2018 I had the pleasure of shadowing Dr. Engelman at Harper University Hospital. That day I was able to watch
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Sarah Skender - Class of 2022

Event: White Coat

Event Year: 2018

I want to thank you, the Alumni Association for sponsoring my white coat. The White Coat Ceremony was very special for my da
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