BY Uzondu Osuagwu, M.D.

I knew from an early age that I wanted to be a physician. I was diagnosed with asthma when I was 6, and my doctor back then just had the greatest bedside manner. He made me feel like a normal kid, even when I was struggling to breathe. I wanted to do that someday for other people. So, I never really thought about doing anything else.

My parents were always very supportive. They made sure I knew I was smart enough and capable enough...

Uzondu Osuagwu, M.D., looks at a computer monitor while wearing his white coat and a medical-grade face mask

BY Uzondu Osuagwu, M.D.

I got into medical school thinking I’d specialize in either cardiology or orthopedic surgery. But one of the great things about it is that...