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Join your host Andrew Tisser with his guest, Dr. Gina Sparacino, as they talk about the lessons learned from being a fellow. Dr. Gina is a gastroenterology fellow at the University of Buffalo. She shares her perspective on pursuing a fellowship.

In this episode you will learn:

  • What factors convinced Dr. Gina to apply for fellowship?
  • Who should not pursue a fellowship?
  • The experience of being an intern again
  • Advice for attendings who have not pursued a fellowship
  • How first-year residents can start thinking about their specialty

Today’s Guest

About Dr. Gina Sparacino:

Dr. Gina Sparacino is a gastroenterology fellow at the University of Buffalo, where she also completed her internal medicine training. There, she served as chief resident during the third year of her training. Dr. Gina enjoys teaching and mentoring residents and medical students, as well as embarking on research in fields including hepatitis, gastrointestinal bleeding, and recently, the incorporation of the gastrointestinal board preparation into a virtual platform. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family, and her boxer pup, Bruno.

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