May 17, 2023
Anil Rustgi, MD, is the Director of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Irving Professor of Medicine, and Chief of Cancer Services at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia campus. Dr. Rustgi is a world-renowned physician, scientist, and leader in the field of gastrointestinal cancers, spanning from molecular pathogenesis to pre-clinical models to clinical studies. He has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, is the former President of the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), Editor-in-Chief of Gastroenterology, and recipient of the AGA Friedenwald Medal for lifetime achievement.
“You’re always in touch with your parents, siblings, uncles, aunts, cousins, and so forth…the amount of contact may vary, but the contact should never cease. The mentor-mentee relationship is the same.” Tune into another conversation on The Medicine Mentors as we take a deep dive with Dr. Anil Rustgi on what makes the mentor-mentee relationship so powerful. Because ultimately, “one doesn’t stop being a mentee and should continue being a mentor.”