General Surgery News

Making the Cut: Meet Dr. Sarah Pearlstein

Sarah Pearlstein, MD, alumna from the Class of 2015 and a PGY5 surgical resident at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, did an interview with General Surgery News. Dr. Pearlstein discussed her approach to patient care, her expectations of residency and what she likes to do in her free time.


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Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 593 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,400 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.