Personal Statement : Family Medicine

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Family Physician At first, the career that I currently want to pursue used to surprise me, because I have been rebelling in taking interest in any medical career throughout my middle school and high school years due to my parents’ constant recommendations of the pediatrician occupation. However, during the summer after my high school graduation and when I first entered college, I have been intrigued by family medicine. The Jung-Typology test further strengthened my interest in family medicine by confirming that it matches my personality, which is INFJ (introverted, intuitive, feeling, judging). Amongst all of the other career options, I chose family medicine because of its variety. To boost my interest in this career, I researched this field using three websites, ExploreHealthCareers, AAFP, and Study.com. Family physician, unlike other specialized physician, tends to everyone, regardless of age, sex, and their health conditions. This is one of the aspects that I like about the family physician occupation, because I would be able to take care of many people, not just only children, women, men, and the elderly. The diverse patient population feature also deals with my swaying curiosity, because I would not be bored easily. As a result of such feature, family physicians are able to create long-lasting relationship with their patients, because it is not necessary to change to different doctors because of age. For example, once a child becomes to old to have pediatric care,

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