Born Leaders

Thoracic Surgeon Found His Path By Following His Curiosity

07/09/2023 06:00am | 179 views

Dr. Peter Baik is a surgeon at City of Hope, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S. and one of the leading research centers for diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses. He specializes in thoracic surgery, which involves operations on organs in the chest, including the heart, lungs and esophagus. He treats lung cancer, esophageal cancers, and tumors in the chest, using minimally invasive thoracic procedures, including robotic-assisted surgery and video-assisted thoracic surgery. 

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Cancer Doctor Overcomes Obstacles One Day at a Time

31/08/2023 06:00am | 878 views

Someone else may look at your life and focus on the obstacles: 

  • Maybe they see you as too young or too old.
  • Maybe they see you as too inexperienced or lacking the right education.
  • Maybe they hear your accented English and make assumptions about your potential. 

Maybe they use those as reasons to tell you no.

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Saying Yes to Challenges Leads to New Opportunities

11/04/2023 06:00am | 2519 views

Ana-Elis Perry didn’t set out to create a career in healthcare, but found her way there by jumping in and taking on new challenges as the opportunities arose.

If you want to learn from professionals like Perry and hear more success stories in healthcare, make sure to register for the Healthcare in the Age of Personalization Virtual Summit on May3-4!

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‘It Just Clicked’: Caring for Patients and Researching Cures

10/11/2022 06:00am | 1850 views

“Like any good first-generation immigrant child, I was told I could be a lawyer or a doctor or go into business when I grew up. I wasn’t excited about law.” - That’s how Alex Herrera describes his earliest career ambitions.   

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A Cancer Surgeon Helps People Live and Achieve Their Dreams

08/11/2022 06:00am | 1099 views

Performing surgery might seem removed from the personal interactions that family doctors have with patients over the years. When a surgeon removes a gallbladder, for example, there’s not significant personal interaction built around the procedure. 

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