A Day In The Life
NYITCOM's new blog series, "A Day in the Life," is an exciting initiative that offers readers a glimpse into the daily lives of medical students. Each blog post features a detailed account of their daily routines, challenges, and rewards. The series is designed to give aspiring medical professionals an inside look at what it takes to succeed in the healthcare industry, as well as to inspire current professionals to share their experiences and insights with others. Whether you're interested in pursuing a career in medicine or simply want to learn more about the daily lives of those in the field, "A Day in the Life" is sure to be a valuable and informative resource.
D.O. (1st Year)
My name is Christina and I am currently a 1st year D.O. student. I grew up in South Huntington, Long Island and went to Stony Brook University for undergrad where I majored in psychology and minored in chemistry.
D.O. (2nd Year)
Hi everyone! My name is Noor Asif and I just finished my second year of med school, making me an OMS-III - third year student in NYITCOM’S D.O. program. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NYC and completed a B.S. in Biology from the Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Brooklyn College.
D.O. (3rd Year)
Hello all, my name is Shawn Geffken. I'm currently in my 3rd year at NYITCOM. I was born and raised in Huntington and I completed my undergraduate psychology major and chemistry minor at Stony Brook University.
D.O./ M.S. Medical Simulation
Hi! My name is Bairavi Maheswaran, and I am D.O/ M.S. student at NYITCOM. I am from Glen Oaks, NY and for undergrad I went to St. John’s University. I graduated SJU in 2018 and did a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.
D.O./M.S. Academic Medicine
My name is Scott Landman, a 3rd year medical student at NYITCOM, and I recently completed the Academic Medicine Scholar program during the 2022 year.
D.O. (4th Year)
My name is Kimberly Fasciglione, I am a 4th year student at NYITCOM - Old Westbury and I am currently applying to Internal Medicine residencies! I am from Mahopac, NY, a suburban town about an hour north of NYC. I went to Binghamton University for my undergraduate studies, where I graduated in 2018 with a degree B.S. in Cell & Molecular Biology.
D.O./Ph.D. (3rd Year)
My name is Kelly Borges and I’m in my 3rd year of NYITCOM’s D.O./Ph.D. program. I was raised in Manchester, NH, and went to college at UConn in Storrs, CT. With no specific post-grad plans, I moved to Philadelphia with my best friend, worked in clinical research...
D.O./Ph.D. (4th Year)
My name is Melody Young, and I’m currently a 4th year student in the D.O./Ph.D. program. I grew up on Long Island in the Stony Brook area. I graduated from SUNY College at Old Westbury with a B.S. in Biology with a Psychology minor.
Émigré Physician Program
Hello, my name is Jyoti Bhattarai, and I am a D.O. student at NYITCOM. I emigrated to the US in 2012. I am in the EPP (Émigré Physician Program) here at the school. I graduated from my overseas medical school in 2006/07.