Here we interview international medical graduates to learn about their journeys, including struggles and exciting moments. We hope everyone can feel inspired by their stories and believe in their dreams
Dr. Isadora Sande Mathias was born and raised in the diverse city of Salvador in Bahia, Brazil, where she completed her medical school in 2017. She finished her internal medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic, and is currently a cardiology fellow at the Houston Methodist Hospital.
Dr. Isadora has always been upbeat, outgoing, making friends everywhere, and thus interested in connecting with people from different backgrounds and cultures. In her free time, she likes to cook and try new restaurants with her friends and her boyfriend Gui. She also likes to practice yoga, hik, and run outdoors.
Dr. Aditya Shah attended medical school in Mumbai, India. He is currently an Assistant Professor in Medicine at the Mayo Clinic. His research and career interests include antimicrobial stewardship and diagnostic stewardship, particularly in critically ill patients.
In his free time, Dr. Shah enjoys baseball, soccer and cricket. He believes in fitness and making healthy life choices. He confesses he will travel for food and experiences. He strongly believes that humor is the best way to make an important point.