Merima Ruhotina

Why did you choose WIH/Brown OB/GYN?

Throughout my interview experience, WIH/Brown was a standout for many reasons. It was so clear to me that the clinical and teaching experience at WIH was unparalleled. I knew that I would emerge from the program with an incredible level of skill and knowledge. Most importantly, I was blown away by the residents- they were kind, intelligent, and motivated. I knew that if I came to WIH/Brown, I would be incredibly well supported throughout residency and beyond.

 What are your interests within OB/GYN?

Medical student education, family planning, and global health

 What is your favorite thing to do in Providence or Rhode Island?

Anything outdoors! Running in Roger Williams Park, bike riding on the East bay bike path, going to the beach!

 Where do you live?

Edgewood neighborhood of Cranston- it is simply the cutest place ever!

 One piece of advice for candidates:

Trust your gut! Don't let stats influence you- think about what kind of people you would like to spend the next 4 years of your life with!