Melissa Hernandez MD


Melissa Hernandez

Newman Grove, NE

Where did you go for Undergraduate and Medical school?
Wayne State College and UNMC

Career aspirations?
Outpatient internal medicine. I would like to establish shared medical appointments for various chronic diseases

What was your first job?
Roguing (chopping out non-uniform corn plants) in fields in northeast NE

What is the furthest you've travelled from Omaha? (Why did you go there!?)
I went to Panama for a spring break trip.

If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?
I'd be a singer/songwriter in a folk band or 80's rock cover band

Best thing to do in Nebraska if you only had one day?
Swimming and camping at the Calamus Reservoir by Burwell NE

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?
Presenting workshops about diabetes shared medical visits at conferences in Cleveland and Chicago. It was fun to travel with attendings and other UNMC staff, and I was very proud to be able to present the work that Midtown Clinic does.