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Physician Spotlight: Dr. Kevin Ku, DO, Teaching Hospitalist and Attending

Name:  Kevin Ku, MD Hometown: Fremont, CA College: UC Davis Medical School: Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine Specialty: Internal Medicine, Hospitalist Residency Training Program: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Current job: Teaching hospitalist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center   What was your main motivation in becoming a doctor? When did you decide on […] Read more…

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How to Match into Dermatology (or other competitive specialties)

I’ve gotten a lot of questions about how to stand out as a dermatology applicant, and I wanted to write a post as part of my “Path to MD” series on some advice on getting into dermatology or any other competitive medical specialty. As many of you know, I decided very late in the game […] Read more…

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Dr. Saloni Kumar: Combined BS/MD Graduate, Internist, Future Chief Resident

Name: Saloni Kumar​, MD Hometown: San Jose, California​ College: Virginia Commonwealth University​ Medical School: Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine)​ Specialty: Internal Medicine​ Residency Training Program: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center​ What was your main motivation in becoming a doctor? When did you decide on this path? My main motivation in […] Read more…

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Stanford Medical School Zen Den Reunion in Nashville

Medical school is like hazing; you go through it and the tough experiences makes you bond even closer with your classmates! I came out of Stanford Med with 5 best friends, four of whom I lived with in a house in downtown Palo Alto my third and fourth years. The house was owned and managed […] Read more…

Dr. Ji Son Plastic Surgery

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Ji Son, Engineer, Model, Plastic Surgeon

I am so proud to introduce you guys to one of my best friends from medical school, Dr. Ji Son. I first met Ji at the UC Irvine medical school interview day, and then our paths crossed again on our Stanford Medical School interview day. We remembered each other, and I ended up taking her […] Read more…

Dr. Carmel Mercado Ophthalmologist

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Carmel Mercado

I’ve received many questions through my Path to MD series about how to prepare oneself to become a doctor, and I’ve blogged about several of these topics from how to get into medical school and choosing your specialty to how to match in the field of your dreams. And the thought struck me that instead […] Read more…

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