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Family Medicine Residency, Doctor from Ukraine

Like most young people, I was an idealist looking for a way to do my part in improving the world and as my brother was studying medicine and greatly enjoying it, I decided to follow him into that field. It is a decision that I have never regretted.

I worked as a nurse in my home country of Ukrain…

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Residency Position in Psychiatry, Iranian Doctor

I am a physician and a psychiatrist from Iran, now practicing in America. I follow the famous Persian poet, Ferdowsi, insofar as I see the mind as a mirror of the body with suffering written all over the faces of those who bear it. Long ago, I first became interested in psychiatry as a result of my …

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Cover Letter for Medical Residency in Cardiology

Dear Program Director,

I am a physician in Internal Medicine from New Delhi (India) and currently looking for an opportunity to practice in a hospital environment in the USA; thus, I am applying for a residency position at your program. Since your program is one of the institutions for which I fe…

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Residency Radiation Oncology, MPH, Osteopathic

I am especially skilled at constant adaptation to new environments. I learned to celebrate the value of compassion and understanding for my patients, especially for those with special needs. I now appreciate more clearly than ever the profound beauty of multicultural and multilingual societies in th…

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Medical Residency Med-Peds, Saudi Arabia


A residency assignment in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (Med-Peds) is more than just a logical progression for my career. Med-Peds fits very well into my strengths, experiences and education. Indeed, throughout medical school, I thoroughly enjoyed my time learning all that I could about Interna…

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Medical Residency, Plastic Surgery


First, I came across a newspaper article describing the lives of many orphans in China who were abandoned by their parents because they were born with congenital defects like cleft lip and palate. Several weeks later, friends returning from China corroborated this harsh reality with vivid first-ha…

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Medical Residency Psychiatry, Addictions

When people ask me: Why are you going into psychiatry? I have a simple response. Because it's what I most love to do. It has always seemed to be what comes most naturally. Combining my medical school education, clinical rotations, and work experiences with my profound love of life, provides me with …

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Medical Residency Radiation Oncology

It has been said that someone who does nothing for his fellow man leads only a half life. No other profession embodies this ideal more than the practice of medicine, which aims to protect and restore health, the one requisite for life. As such, I have directed my life to the practice of medicine, ho…

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