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The Underrepresented in Medicine Journey to Academic Medicine Podcast

Episode 24: Finding a Career Pathway in Academic Medicine - Live Q&A with Residents

You can have a career in academic medicine! During this series finale, our hosts, Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA and Omari Hodge, MD, FAAFP, answered questions from a panel of residents about careers in academic medicine. Every person’s pathway to a career in academic medicine is unique. Our hosts share advice on balancing academic and clinical medicine within the same role, while maintaining your unique passions and leadership interests. Drs Iroku-Malize and Hodge also give pointers on how to find a particular academic position that is compatible with your career goals.


  • Carolyn Alvarez, MD, PGY3
  • Moses Syldort, MD, PGY3
  • Kerese T. Downer, MD, PGY2
  • Abdullah Panchbhaya, MD, PGY3 
  • Nickeya B. Brown, MD, PGY1
  • Mutiat I. Enikanolaiye, MD, PGY2
  • Alexis Pearlman, Incoming PGY-1

Hosted by Tochi Iroku-Malize, MD, MPH, MBA and Omari Hodge, MD, FAAFP



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