Essay On Anesthesiology Career

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My Career At the age of seven years old I decided that I wanted to be a doctor. I didn’t know what kind of doctor; all I knew is that I wanted to be a doctor. Later on, I decided that I wanted to be a surgeon. I started watching YouTube videos of surgeries, Greys Anatomy, Stories of the ER, and anything that included the medical field. After watching these programs, I decided that I didn’t want to be the one cutting into a body, I didn’t want to be in charge of making life or death incisions and carrying out risky procedures. However, I still longed to be part of a, life saving, surgery team. When I first learned about anesthesiology “the practice of medicine dedicated to relief of pain and total care of the surgical patient before, during and after surgery. ” I was instantly excited and intrigued. I first learned about anesthesiology during a health class. My teacher had several professionals come and share pathways and passions for their career. We heard from nurses, therapist, pharmacists nothing peaked my interest like Dr. Poulter, an anesthesiologist from Bingham Memorial Hospital. I loved hearing him talk about his career he told stories of helping patients who are suffering …show more content…
I have learned that the “growth rate for any physician is eighteen percent between the years of 2012-2022” (learn.org). Within the field of anesthesiology I have the opportunity to choose my specialty. The different specialties include: “critical care, hospice and palliative medicine, pediatric anesthesia, and sleep and pain management” (www.abms.org). These specialities allow me to be able to grow within my career. Not only can I expand, I have the opportunity to be a leader. As an anesthesiologist I will be in charge of a team of anesthetists. Along with this leadership comes great responsibility. In order to handle such responsibility, certain conditioning is

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