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Residency Surgery, Cardiothoracic, Trauma

During my rotations, I found the atmosphere of the Operating Room to be the most exciting, focused and satisfying of all the settings in which I trained and was immediately attracted by the idea of becoming a surgeon. However I was cautioned by an experienced surgeon that, although many people were …

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Residency Surgery, Breast Cancer, Saudi

I am a 32-year-old man from Saudi Arabia now living in New Jersey. I come from a large family and have five siblings who are all successful and all in very different fields. Our parents were a major source of our successes and they were particularly ambitious for me as I was regarded as the brightes…

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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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