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Presented By: LSA Opportunity Hub

Virtual Job Shadow Program with Dr. Verma

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Elective surgeries are a cornerstone of our healthcare system that is focused on increasing a patient’s well-being and quality of life. At a time when elective surgeries have been impacted significantly by the pandemic with longer waiting periods, reschedules, or even cancellations, the ability to schedule those potentially life-changing operations in advance has been compromised. Join us for a live look into an arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery as Dr. Nikhil Verma uses advanced surgical techniques to fix a tear in a rotator cuff.

About Dr. Verma   

Dr. Verma is a Sports Medicine and Shoulder physician who performs over 500 procedures per year. He specializes in the treatment of the shoulder, elbow, and knee with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic reconstructive techniques. He is the Director of the Division of Sports Medicine and Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Rush University Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Verma serves as a team physician for the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls.

You should attend this session if you are: 

A liberal arts and/or science undergraduate student
Searching for opportunities to shadow a physician at their clinical practice
Exploring careers and specialties in medicine and healthcare
Looking to explore different medical fields from the perspective of a physician

What you’ll gain from attending:

The opportunity to watch a live surgery performed by a physician and his team using leading technology in the field
The chance to ask the physician questions about the surgery and his work more broadly
Gain insight into how the physicians are handling elective surgeries during COVID-19

RSVP today on the LSA Opportunity Network to reserve your spot to view this live surgery. Seats will be capped at 95. Once your RSVP is complete, you will receive a confirmation email with the event details and a link to access the live viewing 24 hours before the event takes place.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. This event will be hosted on Zoom (learn more about Zoom accessibility) and can be accessed by phone or computer. Presentation materials will be shared in advance and live captioning will be provided. To request other accommodations, or for any further questions, please contact Jordan McAdory at so we can make arrangements.

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