When she broke her leg, Burish was in her first undergraduate year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she was studying economics and competing for the Badger Women’s Hockey Team.
During her hospitalization to repair the bone, she started to picture herself as a physician.
The team plays at the Camp Randall Memorial Sports Center, also known as the Shell.
He hasn't allowed himself to think much about what that means, until, suddenly, he has the opportunity to do something about the way that carriers are treated.
Not write it on a sign and picket abortion clinics or write an article or hold a press conference.
“It’s an opportunity to get out and be around other people with the same passion, blow off some steam, and work out some frustrations on the ice.
Burish is a forward who brings plenty of energy and intensity to the ice.
Mark holds a law degree and Helen a bachelor’s degree and master of education degree from UW-Madison.
Proud of their daughter and son’s accomplishments, the couple has established the Adam and Nikki Burish Family Scholarship to support future Badger student athletes.“I was excited about every day because the patients were so grateful, and the whole staff seemed happy.That’s what medicine is all about.” Burish also has been heavily involved in several other activities, including the Healthy Classrooms Foundation, a nonprofit group run by students that provides grants for school programs to help make classrooms a healthier place to learn.After she graduates from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, she'll begin a plastic surgery residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Until recently, Burish thought she would pursue an orthopedics specialty.However, during a plastic surgery rotation, conversations with instructors helped her realize that plastic and reconstructive surgery would be a good fit for her.“I enjoy the breadth, diversity and impact of plastic and reconstructive surgery,” she explains.