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Residency IM & Dermatology, Philippines

I am a Philippine woman who is now 34 and my family and I have just been granted permanent residency in the United States. I graduated from a medical school in the Philippines in March of 2002 and then fulfilled a one-year internship. For the past several years, I have lived and worked on the island…

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Internal Medicine Residency, Philippines

The path to my becoming a doctor has not been an easy one. I knew from a very early age that I wanted to be a physician but, in the Philippines, the costs involved are beyond the means of almost all families, and this was so in my own case. I had been a straight ‘A’ student throughout school, thanks…

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