After completing medical school and residency, the next step for a young doctor is to complete a fellowship. Angela Gucwa has had the fortune of completing her surgical fellowship through the Greenville Health System. She will be starting as a vascular surgeon in June of 2014.
The process of becoming a vascular surgeon is a long and arduous one. Angela Gucwa has been working toward this goal ever since she started as an undergraduate at the University of Georgia, Athens in 2002. After completing her undergraduate degree in biology cum laude, she then went on to attend the Medical College of Georgia. After this, it is required for medical students to complete a residency, which she did through the Medical College of Georgia with Georgia Regents University. Finally, Angela Gucwa is currently completing her fellowship in the Greenville Health System.
It is a long and arduous journey to become a surgeon. However, Angela Gucwa knows that the journey is just beginning. Now that she is near completing her fellowship and will soon be accredited as a full surgeon, the stakes are higher than ever as thousands of people will soon be putting their lives in her hands. Despite the pressure, Angela Gucwa knows that the experience that she has gained from her fellowship through the Greenville Health System, as well as her prior education, will assist her in this process.