I have had the wish to be a
doctor since I can remember.
I was lucky to have the possibility of being in contact with the practice
of medicine before entering the university, since there were other doctors
in my family.
They let me observe a surgery in the operation room…or I would accompany
my oldest cousin, who was “the” doctor, to see the patients in their homes…sometimes,
sitting next to him, I would listen and observe how he assisted
outpatients at the hospital clinic. It’s worth mentioning that all this
took place in a small town in Buenos Aires province and I was an
adolescent. Therefore, when I started the university I knew quite clearly
what I wanted to do. I have always enjoyed listening in order to get to
know that person in front of me, who suffered most of the times.
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