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Residency Dermatology, Herpes

While I continued to pull through the heavy water, I heard the coxswain call out, "This is it!" My feelings of complete exhaustion and loss of breath would have to wait. Months of getting up at five in the morning for drills on the Strong River would come down to one final moment. Rowing in college …

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Residency Pediatric Dermatology

I hid behind my mother and asked myself, “Do I dare look again?” In all of my six years, I had never seen such an unusual looking person. In front of me stood a lady with white hair and ghostly pale skin flecked with scattered brown spots. Why did she look like that? If she was truly my mom’s sister…

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Residency Dermatology, Rural India

During my early childhood, I was exposed to sick and injured patients who came to my parents for medical aid. My parents are not physicians but rather anthropologists who provided basic medical care in a rural village in India where I spent more than two years growing up. Not only did I see what a l…

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Residency Dermatology, Africa

For over seven years, I have dedicated my life, in terms of a highly decorated academic path and professional experiences, five of which have been purely clinical work, to the study of medicine. Each experience has led logically to the next, building on the previous one while ever increasing my clin…

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