The Teva Internship Program brings healthcare professionals together with Philadelphia teens to share their experiences and encourage these kids to pursue medical careers.
On December 3, the students met with Thierry and Florence Momplaisir. Thierry Momplaisir is an interventional cardiologist at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Cherry Hill, NJ, and he was recently featured in an article in the New York Times on recent innovations in emergency treatment for heart disease. Florence Momplaisir is a infectious disease specialist, focusing on HIV infection, and a faculty member at Drexel Medicine.
The two shared their experiences growing up, getting through medical school, and emerging as leading members of their field. They encouraged our students to believe in themselves and follow their dreams.