Who Is A Doctor? Essay

702 Words Sep 13th, 2015 3 Pages
“What profession you wish to be in?” asked a neighboring uncle who was visiting my father. For a little girl joyfully playing with fake stethoscope and syringe the answer was simple “I want to be a doctor”. Growing up, in a countryside environment, witnessing both the medical and non-medical hardships of people, it did not take much time to realize that doctors work is much more than dealing with syringe’s and stethoscopes. They play a fine balance between a friend and caregiver in the lives of patients for whom the very treatment could be a life changing experience. The desire to be a physician grew stronger, when I saw my ever willing physician sister help the underserved, needy people devoid of medical attention and the immense love and respect they showered on her. By joining a well reputed medical school, I made my every step count towards attaining the dream goal of being a physician. On one end school provided vital education and imbibed the culture of continuous learning, application, and improvisation and on the other the compulsory rotation at state hospital provided much needed exposure to real life circumstances.
After compulsory rotation, with the interest in the broad field of medicine, I joined the rural sub-district hospital as an Assistant Doctor in my community. It gave me immense pleasure to serve the people who were an integral part of my day to day life. Apart from independently management of patients, I got excellent opportunities to apply and hone my…

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