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Residency Neurosurgery, Canada, Archery

From early childhood, it was my hope to ‘make a difference’ rather than merely ‘make a living’ and there are few fields in which a more direct and beneficial difference is made in the life of another than through neurosurgery. The field also attracts me for the same reasons that archery (at which I …

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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 Radiology, Canada, Qatar

I have been told that the key to being an excellent radiologist is never to forget that behind every single image, there is a unique individual who is almost certainly very anxious. He or she has loved ones and friends who are also worried. The image represents real people with fears and hopes and i…

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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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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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