Gary Brahm, MD
Currently: PGY3 Resident of Radiology
Medical School: University of Toronto (2007)
Pre-med: B.Sc. in Medical Science, Honours Biophysics with Distinction, University of Western Ontario (2003)
Area(s) of personal interest:
Current Research Interests: Neuroradiology & MRI
Percutaneous Nephrostomy in children under 1 year of age: indications, risks, complications and outcomes. (Lead Researcher) Dr. Peter Chait, Image-guided Therapy, The Hospital for Sick Children,
Toronto, Ontario, 2005.
Examination of Social Risk Factors for Depression after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. (Lead Researcher) Presentation & DOCH paper, Dr. Nora Cullen, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto, Ontario, 2004-2005.
Quantitative Coherent Scatter Computed Tomography. (Honour’s Medical Biophysics Thesis) Dr. Ian A. Cunningham, Robarts Research Institute. London, Ontario, 2002-2003.
Microimaging MRI at 1.5 Tesla. (Summer Studentenship) Dr. Paula Foster, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, 2002.
Why did you choose radiology?
Diagnosing a clinical dilemma from a few pictures
Technologically driven field, with constant advancement
Intellectually stimulating, bridging many facets of medicine
I never graduated past picture books
The best and worst things about radiology:
Best thing: I wouldn’t know, ask me in a year
Worst thing: Rotating internship year (however this does give you the opportunity to meet other residents)
Advice to Radiology wannabes:
Be keen, thirsty to learn
Do electives to show off how friendly and nice to work with you really are
Some research is a nice bonus (shows interest)
Best personal advice:
Favourite TV shows:
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Most Memorable Moment in Radiology:
What do you want to do after graduation?
Also from this web page:
Finding Your Way