Thriving on Unpredictability

Dr. Meghan Fick (’13)
While still a student at Iowa State, Meghan Fick knew she wanted a career hat involved teaching. A position as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine has allowed Fick the opportunity to not only teach students, but technicians, interns and residents. “It’s my favorite part of my job,” she says. At the University of Illinois Fick works in emergency and critical care, a job she says she is well suited for. “I actually didn’t realize it myself, but one of my intern mentors had to point it out to me. I was thriving on the excitement and unpredictability of life in the ER – and after just a few months of being a new doctor, I was hooked!”