Robert Gakwaya, MD

Fellow Spotlight

Fellow Year: 
Second Year
Boston, MA via Butare-Rwanda
University of Massachusetts Boston
Medical School:
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School
Academic Interests: 

Injury prevention, trauma, prehospital medicine, medical education, and mentoring.

Why I love PEM at Brown

The people! On interview day it felt more like conversations with all acquaintances rather than interviews; everyone showed genuine investment in fostering any aspirations or interests listed in my application. Once you walk in the ED, everyone wants to pull you in for an interesting case or procedure; it really makes you feel like you are the center of the “universe” which makes learning easy and fun. Diversity was a plus; due to the size of the state, there is proximity to both the inner city and the suburbs which brings together a diverse group of patients from all socioeconomic and racial/ethnic backgrounds

Why I love Rhode Island

It’s almost impossible not to fall in love withRhode Island! Close to everything yet far from the noise and rush from the bigcities.  The food scenery has way more tooffer than I suspected. People seem more relax than you would imagine, and itgives off a nice and welcoming vibe! Also, the beaches…

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