Originally from Canada, Manisha Sachdeva is a registered physiotherapist and Irish-based medical student. She works with marginalized populations, particularly refugees and the homeless community. Her latest research includes counseling on end-of-life wishes and integration of advance directives into medical record systems, as well as co-developing a preventive health care tool for an inner city electronic medical record system. She’s the founder of a student think tank and she's interested in the dimensions of social innovation in health care.
Two years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting a pediatrician that turned CMIO, who was working to improve the technical needs in the hospital. My question to him was very simple: “Should I do a residency after medical school?”