Tag: #LoveID. #UNMCID

Dr. Alison Freifeld on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Freifeld on “Why I Love ID”:  “My 30+ year career in managing infections in the most vulnerable immunosuppressed cancer patients has been an incredible journey and one I would choose again! Infectious complications in this population are often complex and life-threatening, but work of diagnosing and managing those problems (and often there are multiple […]

Jul 17, 2017

Dr. Ashraf on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Ashraf on “Why I Love ID” “I love the sense of satisfaction that practicing in the field of infectious diseases provides to me.  This is a specialty where we are able to prevent and/or cure most of the diseases. In my opinion, investigating a case of infectious disease like a detective, looking at all […]

Jul 3, 2017

Heather Chambers on “Why I Love ID”

Heather Chambers, DNP, APRN-NP on “Why I Love ID” “I love ID because of the challenge of finding the answers to complex problems and in turn making patients feel better. No day is ever the same which makes it interesting. It is extremely satisfying when the pieces of the puzzle come together and the patient improves. […]

Jun 19, 2017

Kim Meyer on “Why I Love ID”

Kim Meyer, MS, PA-C on “Why I Love ID” “I enjoy the detective work of infectious disease to help solve a variety of challenging patient problems, and the ability to select from a handful of specifically targeted medications to make to make a noticeable difference in someone’s life.” See more about the UNMC ID Division […]

Jun 12, 2017

Nichole Regan on “Why I Love ID”

Nichole Regan, APRN, NP-C on “Why I Love ID” “I love ID because each patient is a blend of history, exam, laboratory and other results, tied to a very personal human story. We have algorithms to guide us, and cutting-edge research to challenge us to do better. The ID team at Nebraska Medicine is the […]

May 22, 2017

Dr. Zimmer on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Zimmer on “Why I Love ID”: I love the diversity and complexity of the field and especially enjoy working with immunocompromised populations. Seeing a variety of challenging cases and working with multiple different teams makes every day interesting. Learn more about Dr. Zimmer and the UNMC ID Division here.

May 2, 2017

Dr. Sandkovsky on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Sandkovsky on “Why I Love ID”: I love ID because we tend to deal with the unknown, and even when we think we might know there is this intriguing relationship between clinical medicine, basic science and pathophysiology, combined with the social aspects provided by our patients, who make this such a personalized and unique specialty. […]

Apr 21, 2017

Dr. Florescu on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Florescu on “Why I Love ID”:  In infectious diseases, the process of diagnosis is like detective work, a real challenge of the clinical ability. I also feel that I have a significant impact on the life of my patients – infections can make people incredibly sick very fast, and I can get them back […]

Apr 13, 2017

Dr. Bares on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Bares on “Why I Love ID”: The privilege of taking care of a diverse group of patients, including some of the poorest and most marginalized patients in this region, makes being an ID physician an unbelievably challenging and rewarding experience. Doing so alongside a wonderful team of smart and thoughtful people is the reason I […]

Apr 5, 2017

Dr. Vanschooneveld on “Why I Love ID”

WHY I LOVE ID:  “I love ID for four reasons.  First, is I actually can cure people of their disease.  Second, I get to solve puzzles that others can’t.  Third, in my roles in antibiotic stewardship and infection control I get to improve patient care and prevent infection in whole groups of people.  Finally, I […]

Mar 16, 2017

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