Becoming An Astronaut Doctor Lawyer

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“I need the chest tube try now and where is my blood?” was the first thing I heard when I entered the emergency room on late saturday night. The patient came in coding after being shot five times by police and upon arrival the staff immediately jumped in try and save his life. I watched mesmerized as the resident opened up his chest in order to get control of the bleeding. Even though the procedure was unsuccessful and the patient eventually expired, it was a great learning experience for everyone involved. Medicine is such an interesting field because it is constantly changing and adapting with new information that is discovered and there are always learning opportunities. When I was in kindergarten, I always told people I wanted to become an astronaut-doctor-lawyer because I wanted to help others as well as explore new frontiers, and this is exactly what being a physician entails. Although my decision to pursue a career in medicine was not exactly straight forward, I cannot imagine working in any other field. Throughout my childhood I experienced many episodes of vasovagal syncop...

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