Whether helping doctors or patients, Dr. Jason Weisstein values having an impact. Expectations have changed now that patients are fitter and more active in their golden years.
Her ability to relate is partly what drew Dr. Toni Long into medicine itself. Suffering from health problems as a child, she got an early front-row view of the profession.
Active in Future Doctors of America as a teenager, Camille Harrison rotated through the specialties while in medical school, tried ophthalmology, and became “intrigued by the complexity of the eye.”
Dr. John Feller thought of himself as “kind of a geek,” he admits, into both technology and medical science as a child.
A combination of life experiences led Steven Eickelberg to become a physician and an addiction psychiatrist.
Maher Abdallah grew up watching his cousin perform surgery and practice primary care; by age 11, he knew medicine was his path.