Profiles of Success
Michael Kelly – Podiatric MedicineNU 2010 - B.S., Health Science; Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine, Class of 2015
What led to your interest in a career in podiatric medicine? Who or what inspired you?
For as long as I can remember I knew I wanted to pursue a career in medicine because of the personal medical challenges I faced throughout my own life. More specifically, I always thought I wanted to pursue a career in Orthopedic Surgery. During undergrad at NU I did everything I could to expose myself to as many aspects of medicine as possible. Whether it be via volunteer work or co-op, I took advantage of being in the backdrop of such a large medical community in the Boston area. I had the opportunity to shadow and learn about many different medical fields. However, it was not until the end of my senior year while working a Boston Children’s Hospital Division of Sports Medicine as a Research Assistant that I was exposed to Podiatric Medicine. For my senior Capstone project I wanted to complete a project on foot health so I began working with one of the podiatrists in our department. Through this interaction Read more…