August 18, 2018
 
Examining the current status of her career these days, it is clear that Dr. Gail Weingast is known best for her long and impressive stint as a radiology specialist at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, where she has been for well over a couple decades. Currently, she serves as the Chief of Ultrasound and Breast Imaging for that hospital, but there is a lot more to it, such as the fact that she has led the transformation of her radiology department into one of the best in the nation.

While Dr. Gail Weingast is quite prominent these days, the path to her current status as a leader in the field of radiology wasn't always a straight line. Obviously, she was not born with a calling to her become a great doctor, given that her education started in 1969, when not-yet-Dr. Gail Weingast Tufts University and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, not pre-med or biology. Something changed soon after, however, because she received her medical degree from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1976 and officially became Dr. Gail Weingast MD.

Of course, to become a radiologist, a lot more education was needed, so Dr. Gail Weingast completed a series of internships and residencies between 1976 and 1983, all at Colorado General Hospital in Denver, Colorado, She then completed her post-graduate studies as a radiologist at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Denver from 1983-1984. Dr. Gail Weingast then practiced worked at several other hospitals in Colorado and another in New York before settling into her current position at Backus Hospital, where she’s been able to put four decades of experience to its greatest use.
May 16, 2018
 
Dr. Gail Weingast’s path to her current position certainly hasn’t always been a perfectly straight line. In fact, at first. It wasn’t even apparent she would end up in a medical career. That is because, when it started in 1969, Gail Weingast attended Jackson College at Tufts University and did the work necessary to earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish. Soon after that, she got the idea to enter medical school, though, because she received her M.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine officially became Dr. Gail Weingast in 1976. Even though it hasn’t been a straight line, she values all of it, since all of her experiences contributed to making her the doctor she s today.

After she completed medical school, Dr. Gail Weingast’s studies continued, as is the case for most doctors. She completing a pediatrics internship between 1976 and 1977, and a two-year residency in pediatrics after that and a residency in radiology from 1980-1983 and a fellowship in the field of ultrasound in 1983. Dr. Weingast competed those training programs under the auspices of Colorado General Hospital in Denver, before switching to St. Anthony’s Hospital, also in Denver, to complete her post-graduate studies as a radiologist between 1983 and 1984. She then began practicing at several hospitals in Colorado and New York, before landing in her current position as a highly regarded radiology specialist at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, where she has been for more than 20 years.

These days, as the Chief of Ultrasound and Breast Imaging for Backus Hospital, Dr. Gail Weingast is seen as one of the best. Over more than a couple decades, she has been able to guide her department into its current position as a premiere medical facility in the country. With more than 40 years of education and experience, Dr. Gail Weingast is considered one of the greatest radiologists in the country.