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Residency Pediatrics, Latina Doctor, Venezuela

I am a Latina doctor originally from Venezuela. I recently spent eight years in Miami, where I have experienced first-hand how medical care in the United States is rapidly becoming multi-lingual, especially English/Spanish. This brings me joy and provides me with a driving sense of purpose, working …

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Residency Emergency Medicine, Latina Doctor ER

I have focused my sights on the practice of emergency medicine ever since I began medical school. I have always enjoyed taking risks and I feel most comfortable working under high pressure. I like the adrenaline rush, generally speaking; it goes with my style. This is also why I spend my vacations s…

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Family Medicine Practice Residency, Indian

Many of my life circumstances have motivated me to purse the especially rewarding field of Family Practice in medicine. Of central importance was growing up in an impoverished Indian community and the lengthy obstacle course which I was forced to successfully complete in order to break the shackles …

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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 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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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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Medical Residency Pediatrics, Immunization


Wherever I go, I adapt, I learn the language, I volunteer, and I learn. My education has taken me to three continents, and I have learned to speak three languages fluently as an adult. My practice of medicine has been a service that has been preparing me for a lifetime of service to our children.

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Residency, Rehabilitation, Pathophysiology

My career evolution, learning experiences, and my interest in musculoskeletal disability have uniquely directed me towards the field of physiatry. Throughout my clinical rotations I learned from patient contact and disease investigation, 

but yearned to see my role in their daily life after th…

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Residency Emergency Medicine, Latin America


I am a physician from Venezuela who is soldier against death in my country. In fact, one of the most powerful moments of my life occurred in a crematorium. The shantytowns around Caracas, Venezuela had been decimated by mudslides; I was working for the Venezuelan Red Cross, seeing patients from th…

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Dermatology Residency, Rural India

During my early childhood, I was exposed to sick and injured patients who came to my parents for medical aid. My parents are not physicians but rather anthropologists who provided basic medical care in a rural village in India where I spent more than two years growing up. Not only did I see what a l…

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