Today the roots of this profession are embedded deeply in my personality and it has been transformed into a strong passion. As I look back, I feel happy that choosing a career in medicine was the best decision I ever made. I am looking forward to a residency program in the US where I can cultivate this passion for Internal Medicine and acquire the knowledge and skills of latest advancements in this field. My compassion, dedication and hunger to learn and relearn, share and educate is what keeps me going and I believe that I would be the absolute right fit for your program. Your program has all the attributes that I yearn for my training. I am eagerly anticipating your response and I hope you will give me a chance to prove my worth.
led me into medicine at five year M.B.B.S program in one of the most prestigious medical Institute of Pakistan. During the third year of medical school, I was introduced to direct patient care during clinical rotations in various specialties, but unique nature of Internal Medicine appealed to me most. After my last year of medical school, I completed six months internship in Internal Medicine at an affiliated university hospital.
My internship strengthened my knowledge of medicine and gave me….
students to success. In a similar manner, internal medicine will give me the opportunity to empower my patients to be in control of their health. I am certain that I would not be satisfied with the pursuit of anything other than internal medicine as a career when skills I have acquired during my clinical training could have a much more visceral application in understanding and alleviating real distress experienced by people daily. As my interest in internal medicine was deepening, I better understood the….
Biology and Physics that greatly enthralled me and then there was craftsmanship in calligraphy that I had so carefully managed to develop over the years. However, I chose to stick with Science because it seemed more promising.
As far as choosing Internal Medicine goes, it took me a lot of time to understand why making a diagnosis is as complex as it sounds in books. This is perhaps because it becomes an art when practiced in real life. I saw, during my clinical….
I am interested in pursing the major I chose above because I have developed a passion for medicine through my own health obstacles. I suffer from Chronic Migraines, which has caused me to spend a great deal of my life in doctor's offices. Positive experiences with my doctors lead to me idolizing them as a young child; so much so that I memorized the every bone in the body at the age of five. This passion stayed alive and well as I grew older, however my admiration began to transition from the doctors….
“Hey, how did you get here?” that was a confusing question posed by a nineteen-year-old Hispanic patient with abdominal pain. This interaction occurred during the first week of my third-year internal medicine clerkship. Since he was starting a community college, he was unaware of the process of becoming a doctor. The patient wanted to understand how I became a medical student. I responded by stressing the importance of volunteering, attending a competitive school, and taking the MCAT.
As the clerkship….
certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.” The curiosity that Samuel Johnson refers to in this quote is something that I feel itching at me every day, especially since I have begun my journey in the world of medicine. Through my experiences, I have realized that Internal medicine is the field in which I will be able to use my compassion towards others, not only to help them, but also to constantly nourish my own curiosity for medical knowledge.
Medical school gave me the privilege to work with….
Since its first report in the Yellow Emperor's Canon of Internal Medicine, in the 2nd century b.c., acupuncture has been widely implemented as a form of traditional Chinese medicine (Needham, 2000). The word acupuncture is derived from two Latin roots, acus, meaning “needle,” and punctura, meaning “puncturing.” It is centered on the concept of “qi” an ancient Asian concept that is known as the body’s motivating energy; the qi travel along points called meridians which is where the body energies….
______ is the pushing of liquid into the body over a long period of time.
14. Which of the following would describe reporting for 60 minutes of a patient's prosthetic training?
Answer: 97761 x 4
15. Which of the following medicine code is reported in addition to the basic service code when a service is provided after hours on Monday?
16. CPT codes for the ______ subsection report therapies such as nebulizer treatments spirometry.
My Three Passions
Through my life, I have done many deeds and experienced many different things. I have tried new hobbies, but the three major passions that have guided my life in a positive direction would have to be my love for baseball, my addiction to video games, and my obsession with math. These passions have changed me, and helped me become a better version of myself. I am proud of the person I am today because of this.
Baseball has been of my life since I was 6, the second I caught my….
and overworked residents to connect with their patients. Holt subtly draws attention to the emotional distancing residents are trained to incorporate into their daily routines, in order to avoid attachment to patients and their conditions.
Internal Medicine: A Doctor’s Stories offers the brutally honest look into medical residency experiences that many aspiring physicians and other readers search for. Through vivid descriptions and heart-wrenching narrative, Terrence Holt extends to readers the….