Floyd University Personal Statement

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Attending Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine’s would allow me to contribute to the mission of developing solutions to help residents of Washington. Whether it was developing innovative teaching methods in coaching or finding solutions to challenges faced in research, part of my personality is finding unique and innovative solutions to challenges I face. Through the school I would be able to work with rural medical offices and hospitals, in collaboration with the technology incubator, to develop technology that would make providing healthcare easier and more affordable.
Through my time in youth groups, boy scouts, and as an athlete I was able to explore much of Washington. Through these experiences I came to understand some of the difficulties …show more content…

I love Washington and no place I have lived has come close to matching it. I attribute a large part of my success to the community and culture of Washington, which supported me and taught me a great deal about diversity and equality. Friends and family residing in rural and underserved parts of Washington have shared with me the problems they have experienced with accessing healthcare. My hope is to return and practice medicine in these areas to help bring quality healthcare to those that otherwise would not have access to it. I will do this through working with hospitals and clinics to improve access to healthcare, possibly through mobile clinics. This is one of many ideas I have for improving healthcare in Washington. My mother is an alum of Washington State University and obtaining a degree from the same school as her would be special to me. I have always been a cougar fan and will always will be. When WSU first announced their accreditation for a school of medicine I was extremely excited to apply. By attending Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, I would be able to return to the state where I grew up, give back to the community, and fulfill my dream of becoming a

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