University of Nebraska Medical Center

Alex Schmitz, MD

House Officer I

Alex Schmitz, MD


Alex Schmitz


Omaha, NE

Where did you go for undergraduate and medical school?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln and UNMC

Career aspirations:

Diagnostic radiology

What was your first job?

McDonald's burger flipper

What is the furthest you've traveled from Omaha?

Tulum, Mexico

If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?

If money was a concern, likely something in finance or tech. If not, I would love to work as a film director.

If you only had one day in Nebraska, what would you do?

Go to a Husker football game (with absolutely no expectations in mind) and then grab a  Reuben sandwich and a beer at the Crescent Moon!

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?

Hanging out with my new co-residents in Blackstone!