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First job: With the National Health Service Corps, as the only physician in the western half of a rural county in southeast Tennessee. ... If I weren't a physician, I would be: A writer.
Advice for medical students: It is a privilege to be a physician and you should join the profession only if you are truly committed to service to others. ... If I weren't a physician, I would be: A professor in a biology-related discipline.
Something I wish I'd learned in medical school: The interpersonal bedside management skills with patients and families that are required to be a caring physician. ... On being a physician: Often we forget how much of a privilege it is to care for people
If I weren't a physician, I would be: A horticulturalist.
Most meaningful professional accomplishment: Winning the Physician of the Year award (at Licking Memorial Hospital) in 2007 was very meaningful and rewarding for me. ... No surprises. If I weren't a physician, I would be: A lawyer defending physicians,
I came when I was 24. If you weren't a physician, you would be: I think it is such an honor, to be a doctor and to be able to
Specialty: Internal medicine. I became a hospitalist because: When I was in residency, an attending physician who functioned as a mentor suggested I should be a general internist in the hospital. ... If I weren't a physician, I would be: Something math
Why I became an internist: I knew at age eight that I wanted to be a physician and I have no idea why. ... And how I like country music. If I weren't a physician: I'd be a teacher, I'm sure.
First job: Air Force physician. I became a hospitalist because: I enjoy the acute care, and I like being able to devote the amount of time a patient needs on a ... Without it I would be lost. If I weren't a physician, I would be: A professional pilot.
Something I wish I'd learned in medical school: That I can be a physician and also foster my creativity. ... First job as a physician: I worked at the Duval County Public Health Department and helped found Jacksonville's first public AIDS clinic and WE