Becoming An Obstetrician Gynecologist : An Occupation Undertaken For A Significant Period Of A Person 's Life With Opportunities

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Career: An occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life with opportunities for progression. A career and a job have two separate meanings; a job is a temporary occupation that you attend in order to make a living. When I envision a job in comparison to a career, I think of a job as being a stepping stone to gaining a career and the career as being the holy grail of accomplishment. For myself personally I have known what career I want to have since I was 8 years old. I remember watch some medical reality show and a mother getting ready to have a baby, and the baby going through distress as the labor process went on. I remember thinking “wow I want to do that”, and by that I mean be the doctor that made bringing that baby into the world and changing that woman life for the greater. I want to be an Obstetrician Gynecologist because I find it to be absolutely fascinating and the one profession that I can pick that not only has made a huge impact on my life, but that I can make an impact of thousands of women’s life’s. An obstetrician is a physician who specializes in the management of pregnancy, labor, and the time-period directly following childbirth. A gynecologist is a physician who specializes in the health of the female reproductive system. In most cases usually doctors who decide to specialize in one usually specialize in the other as well. An Obstetrician Gynecologist (OB/GYN) is a special kind of doctor, not only are they physicians, but they are…

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