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Residency Psychiatry, Indian Woman in Canada

My introduction to Psychiatry and issues of mental health was abrupt; 2 years ago, a medical student with her area of specialization undecided, my fiancé, XXXX, was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Now finishing medical school, I seek a career in psychiatry, because this is the area that I know best. I…

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Residency Geriatric Psychiatry, Indian

I am a physician from India who has just finished five years of residency training in Scotland, one year in medicine and four in psychiatry. Over the course of the last four years, I developed a special affection and intrigue with the mental health challenges of older people suffering from debilitat…

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Residency Position in Psychiatry, Iranian Doctor

I am a physician and a psychiatrist from Iran, now practicing in America. I follow the famous Persian poet, Ferdowsi, insofar as I see the mind as a mirror of the body with suffering written all over the faces of those who bear it. Long ago, I first became interested in psychiatry as a result of my …

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Psychiatry Residency, Canadian Mental Health

When I was a child, one of my aunts suffered severe depression. I was aware of mixed reactions among the adults in the family, some ridiculed here, others regarded her as merely weak, others as an embarrassment and others with sympathy; but no-one seemed to be curious about why she suffered in this …

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Residency in Psychiatry, Alzheimer’s Chinese

At first, I was not especially excited about my psychiatry rotation and regarded it only as a duty that I had to fulfill in order to qualify. However, I soon became fascinated with the patients, their conditions and treatments, and realized that every patient was a person who harbored goals and hope…

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Residency in Psychiatry, Pharmacology

I was not looking forward to my rotation in the psychiatric ward and regarded this as only as a necessary obstacle that I had to surmount in order to qualify as a doctor. However I became fascinated with the patients, their conditions and treatments. I soon realized that every patient was person who…

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Residency Psychiatry, Puerto Rican Doctor

I am a physician from Puerto Rico and I would like very much to do my residency training in psychiatry. I am looking forward to finding a program that will help me not only to train as a psychiatrist but also provide me with the professional opportunity to sharpen my leadership skills. As a Hispanic…

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Residency Psychiatry, New Yorker, Nurse, MBA


I am a New Yorker, a physician, a woman of Italian origins, who has dedicated her to life to the study of medicine for many years now. For some time, my personal reading and intellectual progression has been in the area of psychiatry. Now a mature doctor at the age of 38, this trend continues to d…

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Residency Psychiatry Indian Doctor, Spanish

I am a spirited and highly dedicated physician, very much a team player, and I have significant experience working in diverse, high stress environments, where I have excelled professional by placing a high priority on exemplary conduct, ethical standards, and personal integrity. I have a long record…

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Medical Residency in Psychiatry, Canada

He was just 11 at the time it happened. Up until that tragic day, he had led a prominent, even famous life within an affluent Canadian family. The car accident left his body a shattered quadriplegic with cerebral palsy due to anoxic brain injury. While his mom and dad survived more favorably, physic…

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Medical Residency Psychiatry, MPH Degree

British physician John Brown said it best when he said. It is not a case we are treating; it is a living, palpitating, alas, too often suffering fellow creature. For me, this sentiment captures the role and responsibility of doctors not just in providing treatment to patients, but also in living out…

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