Martha Holstein MD

Holstein

Name:
Martha Holstein

Hometown:
Fairfax, SD

Where did you go for Undergraduate and Medical School?
South Dakota State U in Brookings for Undergrad
U of South Dakota, Sanford SOM for Medical School

Career aspirations?
General Medicine-Pediatrics, a mix of outpatient and inpatient but being tempted by various specialties on my journey

What was your first job?
Stacking bales on the farm, waitress at THE Louise's Cafe

What is the furthest you've travelled from Omaha?
Uganda, visiting friends, planning a clinic remodel and exploring the medical system

If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?
Own a bakery, decorate cakes, and gain 50 lbs

Best thing to do in Nebraska if you only had one day?
Donuts (Gerda's) and coffee, chase my husband and babies on the trails of one of the nearby state parks (Schramm or Mahoney), bike around the city paths and play in the parks along the way and shove Blue Sushi in my face at the end of the day.

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?
Intern retreat shenanigans! Dropping eggs off a tower, playing games, and playing kickball -- we are basically large children...