Working as Dr. Schultz 's medical scribe has given me insight into how a true leader interacts with others on a daily basis. As a communicator, Dr. Schultz has a brilliant way of imparting medical language that is easily understandable to his patients. I can 't help but find myself repeating his simple, intuitive communication pattern. I feel the urge to do the same when I practice some day. When viewing X-rays, I appreciate how he describes degenerative joint disease as "tread on your tires" or the presence of bony spurs as "smoke around a campfire." I find that he has an ability to be straightforward wi...
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... human beings in need of healing. Though analytical concepts and medical problem solving are factors that attract me to medicine, nothing beats the quiet affirmation of a patient who is relieved of some pain, or the blessings of an older patient who is glad you spent time with her. I have both a selfish desire in being a beacon of light to patients and a selfless desire to serve my Creator. My experience working as a medical scribe has reaffirmed a desire that was there all along: a desire to practice medicine with compassion and contribute to society. When I see Dr. Schultz, I see potential for myself. I feel that my future patients will give me back more than I give them. I will not only gain an opportunity for personal growth. As I make a lifelong pursuit to ease physical and mental suffering, I know that making a positive impact will uplift my own spirit as well.
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