Kara Markin MD


Kara Markin

Omaha, Nebraska

Where did you go for Undergraduate and Medical school?
Washington & Lee University (Lexington, VA) and University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha, NE)

Career aspirations?
General Internal Medicine

What was your first job?
Working at Quality Rivet Supply in Omaha. The world runs on rivets!

What is the furthest you've travelled from Omaha? (Why did you go there!?)
Ushuaia in the Argentine Tierra del Fuego. It's the southernmost city in the world, giving northern border to Darwin's Beagle Channel. I worked for an expedition company for a year in the Chilean Patagonia and spent my off-time hiking and exploring.

If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?
Expedition Guide in Idaho/Montana/Wyoming.

Best thing to do in Nebraska if you only had one day?
Spending the day with my husband and son at the Omaha Farmer's Market, going on a hike or to the zoo, watching Huskers win an evening game.

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?
Getting to work with Shana Peper every year!