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Fellowship Pediatric Ophthalmology, UAE

As a result of completing with you my Fellowship Program in Pediatric Ophthalmology, I will be well on my way towards becoming the one and only Emirati trained as a pediatric ophthalmologist in my country, the United Arab Emirates. I look forward, in particular, to the pursuit of cutting-edge excell…

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Childhood Cancer Research, Incidence, Survival

Childhood cancer is the second leading cause of death in children under 20 years of age in the United States.  Although mortality rates for childhood cancer have declined by 67% over the course of the last few decades, an estimated 10,380 new cases and 1,250 cancer deaths are expected to occur among…

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Residency Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Indian

I follow the philosophy of Forest Witcraft with respect to the value that I place on the lives and well being of children. He declared that “the world may be a little better, because I was important in the life of a child."

From summer camp counselor to teenage youth director, I have always lov…

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Fellowship Pediatric Ophthalmology, Panama

I hope to learn as much as I can if accepted into your competitive fellowship program in pediatric ophthalmology so that I will be further prepared to meet my long term goal, the daunting task of making eye care for children more accessible in my country, Panama. There are 4 pediatric ophthalmologis…

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Fellowship Pediatric Emergency, Iranian

I date my interest in practicing medicine to approximately the age of 10, when my father’s work took me to spend 3 months in a rural area in the south of Iran with little to no medical care. I am not sure why at such a tender age I became so thoroughly fascinated with sickness and death in this smal…

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Residency in Pediatrics, Canada, Saudi Pediatrician

My interest in pediatrics was initially prompted by a formative experience during my rotation in this specialty. I was involved in a very complex case where a newborn patient had multiple congenital anomalies and was suffering from cyanotic attack. Because of her critical condition, she was referred…

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Residency in Pediatrics: Chinese Applicant

I was asthmatic from the age of five and was hospitalized on a number of occasions. I observed the world and the adults in it as only a child can. I could see that some doctors and nurses did their job but no more, they cared for me and the other children but other staff also clearly cared about …

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Residency IM/Pediatrics, MedPeds, Indian

I am a well qualified physician and have significant experience in practicing general medicine in India together with substantial recent exposure to the US medical environment. I now feel ready to undertake a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in a challenging but supportive environment.

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Residency in Pediatrics, Iran, Orphans

I hold a degree in Electrical Engineering and, during my studies, became involved in work related to medical imaging which was fascinating and I saw as a possible future career path in this area of work. During this time, I also undertook some very useful medically related research which has been pu…

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Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Saudi

In my experience, few people find the profession that enables them to apply their natural skills and also satisfies their highest aspirations. Pediatric cardiology has provided me with this combination and I feel blessed. From the first time that I used a stethoscope during clinical rotations, I hav…

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Residency Pediatrics Canada, CARMS, Saudi

My interest in pediatrics was initially prompted by a formative experience during my rotation in the specialty. I was involved in a very complex case where the patient was a newborn with multiple congenital anomalies and cyanotic attack. Because of her critical condition, she was referred to most pe…

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Fellowship Pediatric Genetics, Foreign Doctor

I would like very much to be considered for a fellowship or position in the area of pediatric genetics. I chose to become a pediatrician because I am especially interested in doing research in the areas of genetics and inherited diseases, as well as stem cell research. I also hope to become certifie…

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Residency Pediatrics, Latina Doctor, Venezuela

I am a Latina doctor originally from Venezuela. I recently spent eight years in Miami, where I have experienced first-hand how medical care in the United States is rapidly becoming multi-lingual, especially English/Spanish. This brings me joy and provides me with a driving sense of purpose, working …

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Pediatrics Residency Program, Indian Applicant

I believe that there are moments in life when our paths alter course without our being aware of it. Some would call this fate but I prefer to believe that this is the calling which we wait for all our lives. In my case it came at a very young age but, nevertheless, the impact that it was to have on …

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Residency Pediatrics & Family Medicine, Nigerian

I believe that I have been very fortunate in my chosen career in so far as I have been given so many opportunities to prove myself a worthy physician. Ever since my graduation from the University of Nigeria six years ago, I have thrown myself wholeheartedly into my work with the credo that all my ex…

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Medical Residency Pediatric Medicine, India

 

In my homeland of India, we cherish our traditional close-knit familial bonds, and I feel fortunate to have grown up with all of my extended family members around me.  I will never forget the profound impact it had on me when my beloved aunt was diagnosed with leukemia.  Her children, my cousi…

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Residency Pediatric Medicine, Indian Woman


For nearly a decade, I have dedicated my academic and professional career in the pursuit of Medicine.  While Medicine is my career and my chosen path, Pediatrics is my passion - where my heart lies.  My education exposed me to many aspects and procedures of Pediatric medicine, but I found the grea…

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Residency Pediatric Emergency Medicine


After enjoying every clinical rotation during my third year I thought it would be difficult to choose a specialty, but ultimately it was an easy decision. By the end of my third year, I suspected that Emergency Medicine was right for me. This belief was confirmed on the first day of my fourth-year…

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Medical Residency Pediatric Orthopaedics


The first two years of medical school introduced me to countless specialties that I could imagine myself entering into. I had a taste of several specialties through volunteering, work, and research, but I needed more “hands on” experience. During this time, I began working nights and weekends for …

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Medical Residency Med-Peds, Saudi Arabia


A residency assignment in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds) is more than just a logical progression for my career. Med-Peds fits very well into my strengths, experiences and education. Indeed, throughout medical school, I thoroughly enjoyed my time learning all that I could about Interna…

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