A Interview With A Physician Essay examples

1081 Words Jul 19th, 2015 null Page
To complete this paper, I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Wheaton. She is a pediatric physician at Kaiser Permanente in Hayward. I have always wanted to be a physician and since I love working with kids, I thought interviewing a pediatric physician would be very beneficial because it would give me a lot of insight on a career that I might pursue in the future. Since I volunteer at a hospital, I asked my supervisor if she knows a doctor who would give me few hours of his/her time. She gave me five names and I did a little research on each one of them and I found Dr. Wheaton to be the best fit. Luckily, I found her email address (it is almost impossible to find a doctor’s personal email) and I asked if she would interview with me. I must admit, personally contacting a busy physician is really hard. She agreed and we set up a time and I went to her clinic at Kaiser Permanente. When I first got to her clinic I felt like I am interviewing for a job. I got completely terrified. But she turned out to be one of the sweetest people I have ever met so she made the whole interview interesting and anxiety-free. At first, I asked why she chose to be a doctor and she told me that she did not think about medical school till her junior year at Wesleyan University. After Wesleyan University, she went on to medical school at the University of Minnesota. Once she finished her second year of medical school, she had hand on training to be able to start her medical career. She learned the…

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