Personal Statement : Dell Medical School

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Dell Medical School

1. Please give examples that indicate your ability to function effectively, as a productive member of a team working towards a common objective. Discuss your role and contribution to those teams.

Throughout my life, I have frequently been a part of a team. Whether it was in an athletic, academic, or employment sense, I have learned many life lessons and values solely because I was a part of these teams. Growing up, I was involved in countless team-based sports in which I had a number of roles. There were times when I had to step up and lead, and times where I had to learn to take a step back and follow. I learned that I was only a small part of the success that happens and that the ultimate goal of the team was greater than my own will. With that said, it has always been of utmost importance that I perform my role to the best of my ability and ensure that I would not be responsible for holding the team back. Team-based sports have been a major influence in making me the person I am today and I will forever uphold the lessons the teams taught me. I am no longer playing team-based sports, but I still apply all that I learned from my past into my current team roles.
For example, I recently started working at Regal Park Medical Center as a medical technician. My role here is patient triage and performing any further patient testing ordered by the provider. This includes, but is not limited to, checking patients in, recording vital signs, running various…
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