Family Business

The Family Business: Sons Becoming Doctors, Like Their Father

From time to time, we talk with Houstonians who have followed in previous generations’ footsteps about the opportunities and challenges inherent in going into the family business. Today, Maggie Martin talks with a father, Dr. Yochai Birnbaum, a professor of medicine in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, and his two sons, Itamar and Gilad […]

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From time to time, we talk with Houstonians who have followed in previous generations’ footsteps about the opportunities and challenges inherent in going into the family business.

Today, Maggie Martin talks with a father, Dr. Yochai Birnbaum, a professor of medicine in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine, and his two sons, Itamar and Gilad Birnbaum, both of which are in — or heading into — the medical field.

TELL US YOUR STORY: If you chose to go into the same profession as someone else in your family tell us about it at: talk@houstonmatters.org.

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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