Start Year: 2022
Name and Degree(s):
Rasha Raslan, MD
Where are you from?
Education and Training
College/University: American University of Beirut
Medical School: American University of Beirut
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Chief Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Honors, awards and distinctions:
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society –2017
ACP Herbert S. Waxman Chief Resident Teaching Scholarship - 2022
What are your career goals?
I am interested in pursuing a career in academic nephrology and medical education.
What were you looking for in a fellowship program?
A program that offers different clinical concentrations and research opportunities; one that would allow me to tailor the curriculum to my own interests in nephrology. I was also looking for a program with mentors that can guide me through a career in academic medicine.
Which Scholar pathway will you choose and why?
The 2-year clinician concentration pathway. I also hope to enroll in the Society for Early Education Scholars (SEEDS) program.
What are the strengths of the Duke program?
There is a true sense of collegiality among the fellows and faculty. The faculty, APDs and PD are very supportive and are constantly seeking feedback from the fellows.