Importance Of My Journey In Education

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“ Although the road is never ending, take a step and keep walking, do not look fearfully into distance...On this path let the heart be your guide for the body is hesitant and full of fear.” At first, these poetic words by Rumi had little significance to me as I started my journey in healthcare. As I progressed through my journey into medical school I realized how well it defines my journey and its hurdles as one progresses through medical school. I have always been drawn to art of medicine. As long as I remember while just being a high school student, having just moved from another country and starting my education in USA, I was under the excellent guidance of talented biology teacher. Her interest into my studies and motivation made it possible for me to endure into a journey that was both fruitful and difficult at the same time. Working with her early on in my early career towards health sciences I knew that this is the journey I was going to take. Only when I am now at the end I can fully understand what Rumi said in his quote and how much it relates to me. My early interactions with healthcare blossomed into passion that I continued on towards completing my journey of medicine. This journey had its ups and down and not till my clinical years that I completely understood my scarifies and why that I took upon such a task. In my clinical years the interaction I had with patients made me realize this is what I would do if I were to start over and over again on the same
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