Quick Snips: Resident and Fellow Life

Dr. Lokhandwala in uniform presenting research

Leadership Under Pressure: Dr. Adil Lokhandwala, Surgeon and Officer

By: Olivia Miltner | November 10, 2021

If Adil Lokhandwala, MD, is defined by anything, it’s a relentless pursuit of his goals and a steadfast commitment to hard work. Two decades ago when he came to the U.S., Dr. Lokhandwala was determined to build a life for himself, and he found himself dreaming about becoming a doctor. Now, as a surgeon and a captain in the U.S. Army, Dr. Lokhandwala applies the same work ethic, leadership skills and resourcefulness during his operations as a physician and military member.

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Dr. Villalvazo with family at medical school graduation

Resident Spotlight: PGY3 Dr. Yadira Villalvazo

By: Yadira Villalvazo, MD | August 20, 2021

Get to know PGY 3 General Surgery Resident Dr. Yadira Villalvazo in three questions.

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Q&A with Taylor Riall, Surgery Professor and Leadership Coach

By: Maddie Russo | April 10, 2019

How do physicians, residents, and academic institutions alike promote wellness and avoid burnout? That's the question Dr. Taylor Riall, chief of General Surgery and certified life-coach, has sought to answer throughout her surgical career. We sat down with Dr. Riall to learn more about her work in physician and resident wellness and the programs she's developing to formally build wellness into medical education curriculum.

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