Lauren Shoemaker MD


Lauren Shoemaker

Grand Island, NE

Where did you go for Undergraduate and Medical School?
Creighton University and Creighton University School of Medicine

Career aspirations:
Either hospitalist or pulm/critical care

What was your first job?
Teaching swim lessons and life guarding at the local Y

What is the furthest you've travelled from Omaha?
Madrid, Spain for a summer study abroad program

If you couldn't work in medicine, what would you do?
I would be a Pure Barre fitness instructor because it is an amazing workout and strengthens and empowers people on a daily basis.

Best thing to do in Nebraska if you only  had one day?
Float down the Elkhorn river in a cow tank and then head to Lincoln, NE for a Husker football game at Memorial Stadium where you MUST get either a Runza or Valentino's pizza

Most fond residency experience or memory up to this point?
Getting to know my fellow residents in and out of the hospital for fun evening gatherings