The Case Western Reserve University community is known for thinking beyond the possible. Each week, this column aims to capture a slice of campus life.
Q: Why are you dressed up?
A: I had work earlier. I do orthopedics research at the Cleveland Clinic. I’m working for this guy who is exactly who I want to be in the future. I want to be an orthopedic surgeon, possibly pediatrics.
Q: What made you decide to do that?
A: I like fixing things, so fixing people is pretty cool. I had an orthopedic issue in eighth grade, and that kind of killed my athletic hobbies for a while. I had to see a bunch of pediatric orthopedics, and I was like damn, I want to be just like them.