I call my husband. He is still well. We know we are lucky. I tell him that although I continue to worry about his and my own well-being, my choice of fellowship is validated. I am truly enjoying the challenges of learning and doing rheumatology despite the disrupting effects of the pandemic.
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Nicole K. Zagelbaum Ward, DO, MPH, is a rheumatology fellow at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She is interested in pursuing an academic career, and her research interests include medical disparities, gender disparities and health service research.
Richard S. Panush, MD, MACP, MACR, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.
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