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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 Internal Medicine, Diabetes


Despite the substantial hurdles one needs to cross in order to enter medical school in my homeland, I succeeded. From the time I was a teenager I have had an intense interest in life sciences, and was ready to commit myself to the path of medicine. With hard work and resolute dedication, I earned …

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Residency IMG, Internal Medicine, Yoga, Europe


I am writing this essay in support of my application for your Medical Residency Program in the area of Internal Medicine. I am a 29-year-old Asian woman who now lives in Cambridge in the UK. I hope to be accepted into a residency program in the United States in Internal Medicine. I was born and ra…

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Residency IM, Personal Growth, Indian


I strive for excellence in all that I do, and the results are incontestable. The results exhibit knowledge that is thorough, understanding that is complete, and speak of a passion for unrivaled success. Am I competitive? In this day and age where there is a high degree of competition, I feel I mus…

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Residency Neurology, Love for Science


Driven by an intrinsic need to provide for others, coupled with my love for science and the study of human behavior and physiology, the practice of medicine came naturally for me. My deep admiration for physicians helped me to cultivate the discipline to become a doctor myself. I look forward to g…

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Residency Neurology, Foreign Medical School


Driven by an intrinsic need to provide for others, coupled with my love for science and the study of human behavior and physiology, the practice of medicine came naturally for me. My deep admiration for physicians helped me to cultivate the discipline to become a doctor myself. I look forward to g…

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Residency Ob/Gyn, Fam Med, Photography, Spain


It was my first trip across the Atlantic. I received a college scholarship that allowed me to travel and intern at the Foundation, a national HIV service organization. I documented my experience through photography in order to share it with my college community. M.J. was a gardener at the foundati…

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Residency Radiation Oncology, MPH, Osteopathic

I am especially skilled at constant adaptation to new environments. I learned to celebrate the value of compassion and understanding for my patients, especially for those with special needs. I now appreciate more clearly than ever the profound beauty of multicultural and multilingual societies in th…

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Residency Ophthalmology, Research


When I began medical school, I wasn't sure which field of medicine I would be most interested in pursuing. Now that I have explored the range of possibilities through preceptorships, research, personal and clinical experiences, I have discovered that ophthalmology contains all of the elements of m…

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Residency Ophthalmology, Australia

“Don’t worry, you’ll get it eventually,” Dr Smith assured me, as I struggled with the slit-lamp and became increasingly apologetic to the patient sitting behind it. “And once you get it, you’ll realize that there’s a whole new world at the back of the eye.” My interest in ophthalmology first beg…

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Residency, Ophthalmology, Surgery


No one knows it when it actually happens, but we never forget it when it does; defining moments, those few instances in time when our destiny is laid out before us. For me, it was while growing up in a rural village in India. My father was our village's first doctor, and had served the community a…

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Medical Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery


In the summers of 95 and 96, I worked closely with a group of private practice orthopaedic surgeons in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to my experience there, I knew that I wanted to be a physician but I had not decided what career path I would follow after medical school. I was unaware of the indelib…

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Medical Residency Pathology, India

Diagnosis of disease has always been my passion. It is what attracted me to a career in medicine. For me there has been nothing more exciting than the challenge involved in unraveling the mysteries of the human body. I was introduced to Pathology in the second year of my medical school and had also …

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Residency Physiatrist, Physical Rehabilitation

In the banquet room of an Italian restaurant in Northern Alaska, my high school track coach addressed his team and their families at the end of the season. Most senior athletes were complimented on either a winning season or a season of hard work. I had accomplished neither. In addressing me in fron…

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Medical Residency, Plastic Surgery


First, I came across a newspaper article describing the lives of many orphans in China who were abandoned by their parents because they were born with congenital defects like cleft lip and palate. Several weeks later, friends returning from China corroborated this harsh reality with vivid first-ha…

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Residency Preventive Medicine Primary Care

I never learned time management skills or a sense of responsibility from a book. Instead, necessity made me decide what was truly important in my life, my family's life and still maintain a consistent path for our collective future. Nobody shouldered me with the responsibilities that I took on. I ha…

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Medical Residency Psychiatry, Addictions

When people ask me: Why are you going into psychiatry? I have a simple response. Because it's what I most love to do. It has always seemed to be what comes most naturally. Combining my medical school education, clinical rotations, and work experiences with my profound love of life, provides me with …

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Residency, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine


I am most fascinated by all modalities of radiology, especially neuroradiology or neurointerventional radiology. Radiology allows me to combine my passionate love for technology with my passion for medicine. I live for progress and it is radiology that most excites me when I reflect on the enormou…

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Residency Radiology, Chinese, Hong Kong


At 37, I am a mature woman, very diligent, and most dedicated to the practice of medicine. I seek a residency position in radiology because this is my greatest passion, since I see it as the central key to correct diagnosis, especially early diagnosis; thus, I am looking for a position where I can…

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Residency Surgical Oncology, Arab Doctor

Being born into a family that has always encouraged utilizing our inherent gifts, I have succeeded in every academic venture I have undertaken, becoming the first doctor in our family's recent past. I have adopted my parents standards of how to conduct yourself in life, to be disciplined, and to wor…

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