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Residency Internal, Family Medicine, Indian


As I write this, I think on the thousands of miles I have traveled in pursuit of the finest medical education, and exposure.  I often wonder when people speak of healthcare disparities if they can ever truly grasp what it means.  Having gone to medical school in India, I remember with great clarit…

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Medical Residency Internal/Family Medicine


As I write this, I think on the thousands of miles I have traveled in pursuit of the finest medical education, and exposure. I often wonder when people speak of healthcare disparities if they can ever truly grasp what it means. Having gone to medical school in India, I remember with great clarity …

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Residency Family Practice Medicine, Haiti


Fresh out of my first year of internship, I had felt the need to sharpen my clinical skills and, while deciding which specialty I wanted to devote a large part of my life to, I decided to do the right thing and accepted an eleven-month rotation of community service at Hopital Immaculee Conception …

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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 Family Practice, Osteopathic, India

Did you hear about that huge earthquake in India? asked one of my classmates who knew that I was from India. My jaw dropped and a hundred thoughts went through my head. There I was during my first year of medical school sitting anxiously about to take my first written anatomy exam when one of my cla…

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Residency Family Practice Medicine, Spanish

Since the age of 6 years old, I found myself frequently in the emergency room due to severe asthma. It was frightening as a child, but I clearly recall the warm and friendly doctors who comforted me. Since I grew up on Welfare and Medi-Cal, it meant sometimes having to wait long hours before getting…

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Residency Family Medicine, Children's Hospital


My life experiences have prepared me for a career in family medicine. I find such a field to require genuine interest, dedication, and the ability to communicate and relate to patients of all age groups. Upon entering medical school with an interest skin conditions, I assumed that dermatology was …

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Residency Family Medicine, Community Service

 


In my journey through medical school, I have realized that pursuing a career in family medicine will allow me to address several of my special interests while also allowing me to serve me community effectively. I came to medical school after having taught eighth grade, and I knew that I want…

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Residency Family Practice Medicine UnderServed


I am committed to becoming a family practice physician in a community that is medically underserved. I believe that health is a holistic balance of the physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual, and that each individual functions within a family, a community, and a society. In providing med…

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Residency Family Medicine, Patient Diversity

 

It was quite late in my academic career when I decided that I would like to become a physician; in fact, I wasn't one hundred percent certain until after I completed my undergraduate degree.

In grade nine, I was introduced to genetics and my scientific career was born. I was so fascinated t…

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Residency IM, Volunteer Work, Nigeria


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 XXXX six years ago, I have thrown myself wholeheartedly into my work with the credo that all my exp…

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Residency Family Medicine, Cambodia


It would be impossible to discuss where I am going in my career without first giving credence to where I have been, and the path that ultimately led to Family Medicine. I was born in Laos, have seen a country overrun by war, and know what it means to leave everything you have ever known behind, on…

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Residency Family Medicine Practice, Canada


As I write this, I think on the thousands of miles I have traveled in pursuit of the finest medical education, and exposure. And yet, my path to Family Medicine began right here in Canada. I was 12 when the accident happened. My friends and I were playing hide-and-seek at a friend's farm. I rememb…

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Residency Family Medicine, Primary Care


Many of my life circumstances have motivated me to pursue the especially rewarding field of Family Practice in medicine. Of central importance was growing up in an impoverished Indian household, and the lengthy obstacle course which I was forced to successfully complete, in order to break the shac…

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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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Residency Family Medicine Practice, Pakistan


Originally from Karachi, Pakistan, at 26, I am still a young woman; yet I am also very serious, mature, and cosmopolitan a citizen of the world most of all I have a well-developed sense of compassion and a deep and abiding respect and concern for the family and the practice of medicine. Compassion…

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Residency Holistic Family Medicine


Fresh out of my first year of internship, I had felt the need to sharpen my clinical skills and, while deciding which specialty I wanted to devote a large part of my life to, I decided to do the right thing and accepted an eleven-month rotation of community service at Hopital Immaculee Conception …

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Residency IMG, Internal/Community Medicine


My somewhat idyllic childhood, rural, peaceful, unfolded on a small family farm outside of Andale Kansas where I learned the values of hard work, dedication, perseverance, and the courage to maintain integrity to one's ideals and dreams. I have carried these values through my medical training and …

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Residency IMG, Internal Medicine, Yoga, Europe


I am writing this essay in support of my application for your Medical Residency Program in the area of Internal Medicine. I am a 29-year-old Asian woman who now lives in Cambridge in the UK. I hope to be accepted into a residency program in the United States in Internal Medicine. I was born and ra…

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Residency Ob/Gyn, Fam Med, Photography, Spain


It was my first trip across the Atlantic. I received a college scholarship that allowed me to travel and intern at the Foundation, a national HIV service organization. I documented my experience through photography in order to share it with my college community. M.J. was a gardener at the foundati…

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