From med student to doctor: Exploring pathways into medical fields
- June 8, 2021 -
In this episode, urgent care Dr. Toyin Weaver and University of Nevada Reno medical student Abel Edossa share insights into the journey of going from medical student to doctor. This episode was recorded during a presentation to students at North Tahoe High School. Thank you to the Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation for sponsoring this talk!

About the speakers: 

Dr. Oluwatoyin (Toyin) Weaver was born in Lagos, Nigeria and raised in London, Ontario Canada. She attended St Lawrence University and is a 2008 graduate of Upstate Medical University. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Albany Medical Center where she served as chief resident. She is currently a board certified Family Medicine physician in Reno, NV where she works as an urgent care physician and has been on the front lines testing and treating patients with COVID-19.

She has 13 years of experience and her specialties include hyperbaric oxygen therapy, wound care, hospitalist medicine and urgent care.  She is also a Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Abel Edossa, is 24 years old and a first-year medical student at UNR Med. He was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and went up to UNR for my college where he majored in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

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