Episode 59: Dr Raquel Bittencourt – Medical Education and Pathology Residency in Brazil

Today my guest is Pathology Resident Dr Raquel Bittencourt.

What we discuss with Dr Bittencourt:

  • Her path to medical school
  • How medical education in Brazil differs from US medical school
  • How she discovered pathology and what she thought of it at first
  • Her thoughts on specimen grossing
  • The effect of COVID-19 on medical education in Brazil
  • Her thoughts on a pathology sub-specialty
  • The use of Twitter in pathology

Links for this episode:

The Pandemic: One Year On Roundtable from The Pathologist

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

The ConfLab from LabVine

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Dr Bittencourt on Twitter

Brazil: The Country, Its Healthcare, and Clinical Pathology


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