What Alumni Are Saying

Dr. Esse

Abdulrazak Esse

I pursued a career in medicine because of my love of science and my desire to help people. Medicine is a lifelong learning process and is also a bit like being a detective. The patient tells you their complaints and through the interview process and labs/imaging/consultants, you arrive at a diagnosis. Sometimes you are right and sometimes you need to do a bit more detective work. I enjoy being able to learn, diagnose and treat patients and help them during their time in the hospital. Read more.

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Anthony Williams

[Medicine] is the perfect blend of dynamic problem solving, empathy, teamwork, and applied science.  My training at the University of Minnesota (medical school & residency) has been fantastic. So much, in fact, that I continue to brave Minnesota winters even though each year for the last nine years I've promised myself it will be my last. Read more.

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Shaquita Bell 

I am thankful for the excellent training that I received at the University of Minnesota Medical School.  It has prepared me to practice primary care pediatrics in a community that looks like and feels like the one I came from.  It is my honor to help address issues of health equity and health disparities in my daily work. Read more.