Being short is a part of my identity, and it’s a descriptor that extends past my height. I enter medical school because I have been short my entire life, and it has given me everything.
Deafness will always be a part of my life, but I refuse to let it define me. After all, if a boy who had to fight for every word can become a skilled physician, all things are surely possible.
Graduation is the day I get to look my mother in the eye and say... "as they confer this degree on me, they really confer it on us. Because, it is as much yours as it is mine”.
I lived in a stone house with no tap water and toilet until I was 10 years old. I learned things such as a building could be as tall as a hill or even a mountain, a toilet could flush water, and people drove cars.
In many ways, having debt has been similar to having twins. They were both scary at first, and as they grow each year they get a little scarier. But with planning, teamwork, and complete dedication, we have no reason to fear.
You think you're a frugal medical student? You have no idea.
We're giving away money again with the annual WCI Scholarship. If you're a student, write an essay and try to get some cash! If not a student, then give some cash! Or just help us judge all these essays! Either way, it's a lot of fun every year.
I’ve given all that I have to offer and can’t go on. I’ve worked so hard for too long with little appreciation and no compensation. Completely exhausted and hopelessly depleted, I simply won’t survive residency training.
An experienced doctor listened to my heart for thirty seconds after the infamous duck walk...“Probably nothing. Protocol makes us have to get an echo.”