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Napoleon, MI


University of Michigan - Dearborn

Medical School:

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

Raechel Lea Warchock, MD


Anything in the great outdoors: hiking, kayaking, paddle-boarding, biking, cliff jumping, rock climbing, or canyoneering. I enjoy sports and I am happiest on a beach with a volleyball. I spend as much time with my cat and always ready to join anyone on a dog-walk.

Why did you choose VUMC  Emergency Medicine?

I was lucky to get a sneak peek of VUMC on an away rotation and immediately fell in love with the program. It was clear every resident here is family, and readily accepting of new-comers even as a visiting student. Additionally, the training here is exceptional. The attending physicians are eager and enthusiastic to teach, the residents take any spare minute to add in a learning moment (and were so knowledgeable often sounded like they were reciting from a textbook), and the patients brought in so much complexity and diversity. I knew VUMC would prepare me to be the best physician, educator, and human I can be.

What are your interests within Emergency Medicine?

Pediatric EM, Med Ed, Wilderness medicine

What would you be doing if you weren't doing Emergency Medicine?

Flying helicopters around the world!

What's your 5-year plan?

Currently I am interested in pursuing a PEM fellowship. I would love to be able to work a hybrid schedule between academics and community. For now I am keeping my eyes wide open and hoping to soak everything I can from Vanderbilt to help me develop my passions in EM.

What's a random fact about you?

I played volleyball in college.

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