Gail Weingast, MD, and her work at Colorado General Hospital

December 30, 2016
Following her M.D. completion from Boston University, Dr. Gail Weingast moved to Denver and its Colorado General Hospital for an internship in pediatrics in 1976. After one year, she then moved into a two-year pediatrics residency at the hospital. However, by 1980, her interests changed to radiology, although she remained at Colorado General Hospital. Through 1983, she completed a radiology residency at Colorado General followed by a fellowship in ultrasound, continuing with her new medical interests and pursuits. It was within this specialty she remained and today, she works in Connecticut at William W. Backus Hospital as its Chief of Ultrasound and Chief of Breast Imaging.

Dr. Gail Weingast, An Immense Education

June 30, 2016
Like all doctors, Dr. Gail Weingast knew she needed an immense amount of education to earn a Medical Degree. Therefore, in order to excel in the medical field, she began attending Jackson College, Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts, starting in 1969. At Tufts University, she majored in Spanish and received her Bachelor of Arts degree. After receiving her degree there, she then enrolled in Boston University's School of Medicine to earn her medical degree. In 1976, she received her Medical Degree. Upon first graduating, she started in the pediatric field, helping children. Dr. Gail Weingast would later have the opportunity to perform residencies and fellowships in ultrasound and radiology as well which would end up changing her career path and also inspire her for her next field of interest which would be the specialty she works in today.