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Clinical Fellowship Genetics, Cancer, Cytogenetics

I know the feelings that the words “incurable cancer” carry with them. My mother died of cancer and, not long after this event, my father was also found to be a sufferer. My father survives but these experiences confirmed me in my interest in genetics and have led me to a specific and passionate int…

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Residency Radiology, Teaching Hospital


Radiology has been an exact match for my sensibilities, thought processes and the way I approach my work since the time I was introduced to it early on in medical school.  My clinical preceptor’s passion for his work, and my love of the consistent challenge of determining whether outpatients’ remi…

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Medical Residency Dermatology, Herpes


While I continued to pull through the heavy water, I heard the coxswain call out, "This is it!" My feelings of complete exhaustion and loss of breath would have to wait. Months of getting up at five in the morning for drills on the Strong River would come down to one final moment. Rowing in colleg…

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Residency Family Med., Artificial Reproduction


The process of birth always mystified me; a single living cell growing to become a human being is a true miracle of nature. Moreover, the gentle feel of newborns, their smiles, and the happiness on their mother’s faces attracted me to obgyn and these feelings were reinforced during medical school.…

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Residency, OB/GYN, Women's Health


I feel strongly that I am fully qualified for a residency position in Ob/Gyn because of my intense interest in and dedication to women´s health, coupled with my extensive experience in this area of medicine. I come from India, which has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world in r…

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