The Field Of Emergency Medicine Essay
Luckily, my passion for emergency medicine is one of the primary reasons driving me to become a doctor. I apologize in advance for repeating information from my primary, however I wish to use this chance to further explain why I chose certain activities.
I first delved into the field of emergency medicine when I became an EMR at HVA. It was exhilarating to be treating patients in such a high-paced environment. Not only was the practice fast-paced, but it seemed that emergency medicine was being improved every day with new information about procedures and innovations in equipment. I remember my giddiness when I learned that an automated CPR machine existed, and it was then I realized just how much I wanted to improve the field myself.
In order to get the perspective of a doctor, I shadowed an Emergency Physician. It was fascinating to me the variety of conditions that one treats. I was also struck by just how necessary emergency medicine is for the community as it helps such a broad variety of people and illnesses. My ultimate goal is to travel to low-resource countries and provide this vital resource. I have already taken steps to achieve this by applying for a U.S. Army scholarship. There are too many unnecessary deaths without emergency medicine and I must help put a stop to it.
I continue to volunteer in the Emergency Department at UMHS. I currently have a midnight…