Who Is Becoming A Physician?

780 Words Aug 3rd, 2015 4 Pages
1. What experiences have led to your decision to become a physician?

Even before I knew I wanted to practice medicine, the underlying ideals of what it means to be a physician have always been a driving force in my life**. Throughout my accident and illness prone childhood, I had nothing but positive experiences within the world of medicine. Every physician I encountered in those years instilled in me a firm belief that my health was a priority to them. Time after time, they proved to me how, no matter how serious their ailments, much each patient mattered to them. As I grew older, I began to recognize that all of my personal strengths were rooted in my chronic desire to help others and gain knowledge in any way I could. The day I realized that becoming a physician meant dedicating my life to learning, healing, and protecting human life, I knew there was no going back. I can 't say I believe my calling to this profession was destiny, but I do believe that you must harness your own strength to bring about a positive change in the world. And I believe that I possess the mind, the passion, and ultimately the heart that it takes to be a great physician.

2. Describe examples of leadership experience in which you have significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time.

My training in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corp provided me with the quintessential environment to refine my abilities as a leader. The first two years…
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