Paul McCarthy, MD
Board Certification: Internal medicine, critical care medicine, nephrology (BE)
Medical School: Ross University
Residency: Internal Medicine (NEOUCOM)
Critical Care Medicine (LSU)
Nephrology (University of Maryland)
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Clinical/Research Interests: Critical illness, acute kidney injury, sepsis, acute neurologic illness, palliative care
Is there a particular population of students (e.g., ethnicity, spiritual, sexual orientation) that you would particularly like to advise?
What does a typical day in the life of an intensivist include?
Early morning rounds
Handling acute life threatening emergencies
Interaction with variety of consultants
What is the biggest challenge of being an intensivist?
Life threatening emergencies
How do you foresee intensive care medicine changing over the next 20 years?
More technology such as genetics, proteomics
What advice would you give a student who is considering an internal medicine residency?
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