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their struggles and gain a firsthand understanding of what it takes for patients to contest and overcome their illness. That is what I love about internal medicine, the ability to connect with your patients and treat their illness over an extended period, providing continuity of care, and fostering relationships. After my graduation, I accepted a position in a remote and underprivileged area. While this provides a tremendous opportunity to make an impact on patients' lives truly, the inability to provide the highest quality care was challenging. One standout experience while I was working at Hidar 11 hospital, there was always an acute shortage of blood in the hospital, and I thought so quick by forming a club comprising of high school volunteers. After persistent advocating for it in the public places, the club was abundantly strengthened. The club continues to donate blood to
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the hospital and has become instrumental in helping the patients who require transfusion. I believe the challenges that I have overcome while working in resource-limited settings has prepared me to face even stronger challenges going forward.
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  • Spring '16
  • Physician, Hidar 11 hospital

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