Healthcare Careers with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on careers in healthcare.

(Recorded March 25, 2014)

About Abdul

Dr. Abdulrahman El-Sayed is an Assistant Professor at the Mailman School of Public Heath at Columbia University and Fellow at Dēmos, a New York-based non-partisan policy center. He is also Associate Editor at The 2×2 Project.

His commentary engages progressive policy questions in the US and globally, with a particular focus on disease prevention in light of epidemiological trends and emerging public health challenges.

The author of over 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters, he holds a DPhil in Public Health from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He is also a graduate of the University of Michigan, and is completing his medical training at Columbia University.

Episode Summary:

Thinking about going into a career in medicine? Dr. El-Sayed has a unique perspective on the field as both an MD and a PhD in epidemiology. Hear his advice for aspiring doctors and/or public health professionals.



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