My Philosophy Of Medicine

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Medicine fascinated me even when I was a child. I remember being about eight years old when my pediatrician asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. Without hesitation, I told him I wanted to be a doctor. I view medicine as discovery, the chance to learn the science surrounding the human body and develop the skills that will allow me to heal others. As I entered college, I pursued experiences that exposed me to the world of medicine, becoming more involved within my community and university. Through these experiences, I realized that I not only want to become a doctor, but a teacher as well.

Beginning my freshman year, I was given the opportunity to volunteer at different health fairs around the Dallas area, going out to low-income communities
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I discovered that through proper communication, even the hardest of topics can be explained in simple terms, and I felt a sense of accomplishment when my students expressed gratitude for my lessons. I was amazed that I had the ability to make a profound impact on my peers’ education. By putting myself in positions of mentorship, I realized that I have a strong passion for teaching. Witnessing the power my knowledge and communication skills could have on others, I discovered that I want to utilize my skills as a teacher in my future medical career, helping patients and their families gain a better understanding of the medical obstacles and diseases they may be facing. In addition, I am interested in entering the realm of medical academics, either becoming a professor at a medical school or supervising residents as a residency program director. In this way, I hope to use my skills in teaching to educate and guide others as they enter the realm of

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