University of Nebraska Medical Center

Evan Symons, DO

House Officer IV
Med Peds Chief Resident 2021-2022

Dr. Evan Symons

Name: Evan Symons

Hometown: Decorah, Iowa

Where did you go for Undergraduate and Medical School?

University of Minnesota-TC for undergrad, ATSU-KCOM for medical school.

Career aspirations:

Med-Peds Hospitalist

What was your first job?

I worked at a local grocery store.

What is the furthest you've traveled from Omaha? 

I traveled to Mysore, India for an undergrad study abroad trip.

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

If I didn't go into medicine, I wanted to be a high school math teacher and football coach.

Best thing to do in Nebraska if you only had one day?

The park near Gene Leahy mall in downtown Omaha is a really cool place to walk around!

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?

Our long call days at the VA are a lot of hours,  but our team has been a lot of fun. Somebody from the team usually brings some baked goods to help make the long call day go by fast!