Section one of this program profiles Dr. Swayam Sadanandan, a member of New York magazine’s Best Doctor Hall of Fame: her dedication to treating sickle-cell anemia as head of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology program at The Brooklyn Hospital Center, her efforts to provide social services to patients and their families, and her irrepressible optimism.
Section two turns the spotlight on Michele Speer, RN, breast cancer survivor and Nurse Coordinator for the Womens Breast Center at Stamford Hospitals Tully Health Center. Her mission? To provide support, education, and advocacy for each of her breast cancer patients.
In English, with English-language subtitles. Viewing time: 16 minutes. 2007.
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This item is part of the Road to Success: Stories of Career Satisfaction in Popular Fields.