A physician at TEDMED 2015: Here’s the topic that stood out
The one question every medical school admissions committee will ultimately ask: “Why do you want to be a doctor?” As if the many overqualified and seemingly undervalued applicants rejected each year do not have a sufficient answer. My answer was stereotypical, but I meant it.
“I want to help people.”
Four years later, I am a University of California, San Diego emergency medicine resident. And I am also fortunate to be a …