Personal Statement: My Pursuit Of A Career In Medicine
With genuine interest in science and strong determination, …show more content…
UCLA has also given me a chance to share what I have learned, as I published my findings in renowned journals. Our team presented our work at Digestive Diseases Week, the largest conference for gastroenterologist in the world. My work ethics and hard work were noticed, and I was successful in attaining a fellowship position in Quality Improvement (QI) in Digestive Diseases at UCLA. As the quality fellow, I am working on QI projects involving quantifying and improving disease specific metrics. During this experience, I have quickly realized that healthcare quality and the value of care have great impact in healthcare systems. After completing my residency, I want to continue to contribute to this revolution in quality improvement research and leave my imprint. My particular skills with computers coupled with my interest in healthcare technology will help me to continue my research in the field of quality and safety.
In addition to research and medicine, I value a variety of extracurricular activities and sports. I practice meditation and yoga, which helps me concentrate and relax. I also enjoy playing guitar and was the rhythm guitarist in my band “K’EOS”. Always trying to learn new things, I developed a recent interest in stock market trading. These activities make me think analytically and make decisions