Author: Mike Natter, MD

Michael Natter, MD is a current first year Endocrinology fellow and recently completed his internal medicine residency at an NYC hospital. He is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College and is a born and raised New Yorker. His background is in studio art, which he feels enhances his medical training. As a Type 1 Diabetic, Natter always considers himself a patient as well as a doctor, and as such he intends on to practice clinical endocrinology to help those who share his disease.

Did Pseudobulbar Affect Cause the Joker’s Laughing Condition?

Did Pseudobulbar Affect Cause the Joker’s Laughing Condition?

Joaquin Phoenix’s jarring and raw rendition of the title character in the 2019 film, Joker, is most known for the character's uncontrollable and creep [...]
How I Chose Internal Medicine for My Residency Specialty

How I Chose Internal Medicine for My Residency Specialty

The further you get into your medical school journey, the higher the pressure gets for you to decide what specialty best fits you as an individual [...]
Medical Training in the Time of Coronavirus

Medical Training in the Time of Coronavirus

The world has changed. COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of normalcy worldwide. Medical training during coronavirus has not been spared either. [...]
Doctors as Patients: What it’s Like on Both Sides

Doctors as Patients: What it’s Like on Both Sides

Two weeks after my ninth birthday, something was very wrong. My body was shedding pounds on my already skinny frame, I was urinating constantly, a [...]
Your Guide to Fellowship Interviews

Your Guide to Fellowship Interviews

As I wrap up my final year as an internal medicine resident, I’ve looked ahead to the next steps in my career – fellowship. For the past month, I [...]
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