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Family Medicine Residency CARMS Canada, Pakistani

Being selected for your residency program in Family Medicine would represent the attainment of my ideal professional position. For the past 8 years, I have been completely devoted to my work with the University Health Network and Toronto XXXX Hospital as a Medical Imaging Technologist. As a recent i…

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Family Medicine Residency, South American

I cannot recall a time when I did not want to be a physician. My grandmother was the sole nurse in a small town in Colombia and, when visiting her as a child, I was allowed to be her unofficial and very junior ‘assistant’. She had little equipment but provided first aid, simple injections, midwife s…

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Family Medicine Residency, Iran, Canada, USA

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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Residency in Family Medicine, Uzbekistan

I was born and raised in Uzbekistan and now reside in California. I hold an M.D. degree awarded by Tashkent Medical University in 1992 and later earned a Ph.D. awarded by the Scientific Research Institute of Pulmonology and Phthisiology, both in Uzbekistan. I am a highly experienced physician and re…

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Family Medicine Residency, Arab Canadian

I am a woman doctor who was born in Morocco but left at the age of eight and was raised in Canada. I speak Arabic, French and English fluently, hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and an MD Degree from the Medical University of the Americas.

 I had already developed a strong desire to become…

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Family Medicine Residency, Indian Applicant


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 our entire family, when one of my brothers-in-law fell ill with a rare form of b…

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Residency Family Practice, Osteopathic, India

Did you hear about that huge earthquake in India? asked one of my classmates who knew that I was from India. My jaw dropped and a hundred thoughts went through my head. There I was during my first year of medical school sitting anxiously about to take my first written anatomy exam when one of my cla…

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Residency Family Medicine Practice, Pakistan


Originally from Karachi, Pakistan, at 26, I am still a young woman; yet I am also very serious, mature, and cosmopolitan a citizen of the world most of all I have a well-developed sense of compassion and a deep and abiding respect and concern for the family and the practice of medicine. Compassion…

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Residency Holistic Family Medicine


Fresh out of my first year of internship, I had felt the need to sharpen my clinical skills and, while deciding which specialty I wanted to devote a large part of my life to, I decided to do the right thing and accepted an eleven-month rotation of community service at Hopital Immaculee Conception …

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Residency Family Medicine, Inner City, Volunteer

I have dedicated my life to the cause of helping people through the practice of medicine. During my ER rotation, a 2 year old boy was brought in after suffering a laceration to his hand. I calmed him by distracting him with my stethoscope, and was able to suture while minimizing the child’s anxiety.…

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Family Medicine Residency, Military


To me, the most important aspect of my future career as a physician, is maintaining a sufficiently holistic view of medicine while avoiding too much compartmentalization. I see myself as a doctor who will be able to achieve success through excelling at all aspects of patient care whether it is dia…

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