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Michael Gonzalez

What is your greatest accomplishment during residency thus far?

Learning enough during my CA-1 year to be able to teach and mentor the new residents.

What are your career aspirations?

I would like to work as an Anesthesiologist in North Carolina. I think I would be interested in academic Anesthesia.

What’s your favorite thing about coming to work every day?

The people at UNC are great to work with. I love seeing my co residents and catching up with how everyone is doing.

What drew you to UNC?

The people in the department interacted with during my medical student rotation.

What’s your favorite rotation and why?

I really enjoyed regional and obstetric anesthesia. Using the ultrasound and doing procedures that instantly make the patient feel better is very gratifying.

What is your go-to fun fact?

Never broken a bone!

What do you do for fun?

Cooking, pick up basketball/sand volleyball and watching my UNC tar heels in football and basketball!

What’s a hobby you’ve picked up since the start of residency?

Cooking

If I wasn’t an anesthesiologist I would be…

Probably a cardiologist