I Want To Be A Neonatology

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What the Future Holds… Most people do not know what they want to do with their lives as high school students, some even as college students. I know a handful of people who have changed their majors at least twice in the first year of college. With that being said, imagine being an eight year old and having it all figured out. That was me. From the time I was in second grade, I knew what I wanted to do with my life, and it has not changed much since then. I want to save people—tiny people to be exact. I want to make a difference and keep families whole. I want to nurture premature newborns up to premium health; I aspire to be a neonatologist. Neonatology is an extremely underrated and overlooked career. It is not widely known yet, but it…show more content…
Last trimester I had to write a term paper on the career of my choice in my health professions class, and I chose neonatology. I discussed the importance of enjoying the career I choose, especially because it is a medical career. I wrote, “a passion for a career in the medical field and the desire to help others go hand in hand. Without passion, the happiness and pleasure from the career can’t be there.” I also interviewed a neonatologist named Travis Anschutz and he told me neonatologists need to have a love for kids and babies and have a passion for the job. I cannot stress enough the importance of thoroughly enjoying the career of my choice. The truth behind passion and happiness playing a key part in how well a job is performed is astonishing. The passion for neonatology is a quality I already possess. I have always known I wanted to work in the medical field because my mom does, so I grew up around it. When we lived in Boise, I went to a work party with her when I was eight and I was talking to her boss at the time, Juanita McDonough. She is the first person who introduced the specialty of neonatology to me. She told me what it was and I instantly fell in love with the idea of pursuing that career someday. That was the first time I knew without a doubt what I wanted to do when I grew
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