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Residency Radiology, Medical Imaging, Pakistani

A resident position in medical imaging would be a dream come true for me, especially as it would prepare me for a lifetime of service teaching medical imaging to students at a university. I am a very hardworking and dedicated person who is highly committed to my work and extremely motivated to furth…

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Family Medicine Residency CARMS Canada, Pakistani

Being selected for your residency program in Family Medicine would represent the attainment of my ideal professional position. For the past 8 years, I have been completely devoted to my work with the University Health Network and Toronto XXXX Hospital as a Medical Imaging Technologist. As a recent i…

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Residency Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, Saudi


A young woman and a doctor from Saudi Arabia, still only 25, I am an outgoing person who very much enjoys life, travel and experiencing new things, My mosaic of life thus far, academic and professional experiences combined, have empowered me to excel in Internal Medicine.  I look forward to contri…

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LOR IM/Gastroenterology Residency, Chinese

Dear Selection Committee,

I am writing this letter of recommendation on behalf of my student, friend and colleague Dr. XXXX. As a professor who is also board certified in Gastroenterology as well as Internal Medicine, I feel strongly that I have the capacity to recognize greatness in our field an…

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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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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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Family Medicine Residency, Arab Canadian

I am a woman doctor who was born in Morocco but left at the age of eight and was raised in Canada. I speak Arabic, French and English fluently, hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and an MD Degree from the Medical University of the Americas.

 I had already developed a strong desire to become…

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Residency Surgery, Puerto Rican Surgeon

Being selected for your residency program in surgery would be a great source of pride for me, my family, and my community in Puerto Rico. Everyone is amazed that I could do so well in medical school, because it is in English. Indeed, it was a special challenge early on in medical school as a result …

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Radiology Fellowship Abdominal Imaging

For many years now I have been profoundly dedicated to the in-depth study of radiology. Foremost among my professional engagements has been my exposure to the work of many outstanding radiologists. I have learned from them that we must rid ourselves of all preconceived notions of what we are looking…

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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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Pediatrics Residency Program, Indian Applicant

I believe that there are moments in life when our paths alter course without our being aware of it. Some would call this fate but I prefer to believe that this is the calling which we wait for all our lives. In my case it came at a very young age but, nevertheless, the impact that it was to have on …

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Residency Pediatrics & Family Medicine, Nigerian

I believe that I have been very fortunate in my chosen career in so far as I have been given so many opportunities to prove myself a worthy physician. Ever since my graduation from the University of Nigeria six years ago, I have thrown myself wholeheartedly into my work with the credo that all my ex…

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Surgery Residency, Applicant from Belarus

It has always been difficult for me to sit back and relax, satisfied with what I have done—because I always want to do it better. I have been especially serious and highly motivated since the age of 16, ever since that day that a log struck my father in the abdomen while he was working. I thought he…

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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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IM, Gynecological Oncology, Indian Applicant

I will never forget being 7 years old and standing in front of an applauding audience, clad in a white apron holding a toy stethoscope. On that day of our dress-up competition, my little mind resolved to become a doctor and playing Surgeon or Doctor was my favorite childhood pastime. My infantile fa…

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Medical Residency in Anesthesiology


As I approach the end of my medical school education, I find that my thoughts often shift away from the formal material that has been my life for over three years. I have spent countless hours learning anatomy, conceptualizing physiology, practicing physical exam skills, and developing differentia…

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Residency in Anesthesiology, UK, Surgery


While a senior at the University of XXXX, I was shocked to see poverty and disease up close, to learn its reality. As a rural health care volunteer in northern India, without portable machines or diagnostic equipment, I experienced medicine and surgery at its roots: my hands and ears were my most …

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Residency Anesthesiologist, Scuba Diver


My interest in Anesthesia began in a serendipitous fashion. Throughout pre-clerkship we were presented with the opportunity to shadow physicians in order to learn about their various specialties. By the middle of second year medicine, and despite the fact that I had shadowed several physicians, …

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Residency Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Mexican

My life experience has uniquely prepared me for a residency in emergency medicine. I was born in Baton Rouge Louisiana in 1957. My father was a plumber and my mother was a Mexican immigrant who left school in third grade. My parents had great hopes for me; my mom encouraged me to go to college and m…

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Residency Family Medicine, Debilatative Disease


I am a young man from India who has devoted his life to the study of medicine. At 29, I still have much to learn, but I am most highly motivated and I have always given 100% to my calling. I am most distinguished, perhaps, by my compassion, which has led me to develop a special interest in geriatr…

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