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IM Residency, Canada, Pakistani Doctor

In seeking to pursue residency in Internal Medicine at this University, a number of factors give rise to this application. Most important is my experience in IM, I have demonstrated a great deal of resolve and determination in reaching the stage at which I am making this application by broadening an…

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Residency IM Gastroenterology, Chinese

A curious and outgoing person who enjoys myriad intellectual challenges, it has been natural for me to embrace internal medicine as my profession. While I have always strove to master a constantly deeper understanding of each sub-area of internal medicine, I have also embraced the goal of becoming a…

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Residency Internal Medicine, Indian Application

My insatiable curiosity for medicine dates from the age of sixteen, when my father was diagnosed with three-vessel coronary artery disease. I was moved by his suffering and that of other patients, and these experiences resulted in my choice of a career in medicine as my life’s cause. I hope to join …

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IM Residency, Endocrinology, Diabetes

I was born, raised, studied and qualified in India and have been in the US since May 2010 gaining clinical experience. I am especially interested in Internal Medicine and seek to complete a residency in that specialty with a view, ultimately, to returning to India to open a hospital offering high qu…

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Residency Internal Medicine, Indian, Externship IM

Since childhood, my enthusiasm empowered me to excel at school. I always wanted to have goals and ambitions as perfect as arrows in archery aiming at the centre of the circle. As a consequence, I chose biology though many choices were open to me. Moreover, there appeared no better way of applying sc…

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Residency IM, Gastroenterology, NIgerian Doctor

Growing up in the southern part of Nigeria, I was always a diligent student with diverse interests. In particular, I excelled in the sciences and dreamed of becoming a doctor, someone who could cure my sick mother. I developed great admiration and respect for physicians visiting my mother when she w…

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Internal Medicine, Osteopathic, Egyptian Woman


A 39 year old Arab woman, I am an Egyptian, an accomplished physician, a wife and a mother, and I now live in New Jersey. A researcher, and accomplished geneticist, a General Practitioner, fluent in English, I am completing my doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine next year. And I am now ready to beco…

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Internal Medicine Residency, Nigerian Applicant

If there is one thing which I have come to appreciate in my many years in the medical profession it is that no matter how much we think we know there is always going to be something new to learn. When I first started out along my chosen career path I was determined to be the best doctor I could poss…

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Internal Medicine Residency Venezuela

A wise mentor once taught me the secret behind internal medicine’s role as a specialty within medicine. Its non-surgical key to being a diagnostic discipline lies in expert history-taking and skilled patient examination. Simple, but true; this observation by a compassionate doctor from my native cit…

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Residency IM, Mission Hospital, Indian


As doctors, the understanding we take from the lecture hall or textbook is but a fraction of our learning and must be closely integrated with practice.  It is as the Chinese saying, “Tell me and I forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I understand.”  To this end, I have spent the past…

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Residency, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology


Growing up in India, watching my father, a physician tend to the people of our community day or night. I always wanted to become a doctor as well;, my father was my greatest role model and principal encouragement. His unflappable calm under stress, hard-working nature and his progressive approach …

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Residency Internal, Family Medicine, IM/FM


As I write this, I think on the thousands of miles I have traveled in pursuit of the finest medical education, and exposure. I often wonder when people speak of healthcare disparities if they can ever truly grasp what it means. Having gone to medical school in India, I remember with great clarity …

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Residency, IMG, Internal Medicine, Inflammation


Internal Medicine was first introduced to me, in the clinical sense, during my internship rotations. It was through this rotation that I came to realize how much I was emotionally and psychologically involved in the process of diagnosis, management and follow-up. I was fascinated by the sheer dive…

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Residency IM, World Health, Indian

My decision to enter medicine is a coalescence of several driving forces. My admiration and respect for doctors and their noble work is one of my primary reasons for wanting to pursue a career in medicine. The other is the simple fact that the vast ocean of knowledge, the continual advances in treat…

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