March 21, 2019
It is true that Dr. Gail Weingast’s path to her current position wasn't always a straight line, but she values everything she did along the way because all of her experiences have had a role in forming her into the important radiology specialist she has become. For example, after medical school, Dr. Weingast did an internship and residency in pediatrics, as well as a residency in radiology and a fellowship in ultrasound at Colorado General Hospital in Denver, and then completed her studies as a radiologist at St. Anthony’s Hospital, also in Denver, by 1984.

Before settling into her current position at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut, where she has been for more than 20 years now, Dr. Gail Weingast worked at several other hospitals, mostly in Colorado, as well as a few in New York. Finally, she ended up becoming a highly regarded radiology specialist at Backus Hospital in Norwich, Connecticut. More than that, she is that hospital’s Chief of Ultrasound and Breast Imaging, where she has worked to transform her department into one of the most important radiology departments in New England and in the country.
September 20, 2018
Many students begin college without a clear career goal in mind. They know the importance of an education, but not always what that education focus should be. Gail Weingast MD was just such a student. She began her college education by receiving a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Spanish from Tufts University. After that, she decided she wanted to become a doctor and went on to attend Boston University’s School of Medicine in Boston, MA earning her medical degree in 1976. Gail Weingast MD developed a deep passion for helping people and having a medical degree gave her a way to pursue her passion for helping people as a career.