The Darker Side Of Medicine: Another Doctor Assaulted While On Duty

Being a doctor is a noble calling. All those years spent in medical school, then specialization, more studying, sleepless nights on duty, etc… Learning never really ends when you decide to commit yourself to this profession. It takes years, even decades for a person to become a good medical professional. But, not everyone knows how to appreciate all the efforts a doctor has to go through his/her education. Here is the story of Dr Mohammed Ruda, from Baghdad (Iraq). Dr Ruda is a resident in general surgery at the Sheikh Zayed…

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Dr Ruth Pfau, life of a humble leprosy doctor

 Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau (9 September 1929 – 10 August 2017), German doctor and nun, has passed away during a surgery procedure in Karachi. She was 87 years old. Dr Pfau, also known as Pakistani Mother Teresa, devoted her whole life to treating leprosy patients in Pakistan. Dr Pfau was born in Leipzig, Germany. After World War II, she escaped to West Germany with her family, and decided to study medicine. In the 1950s she studied medicine at the universities of Mainz and Marburg. After finishing her studies and joining Catholic order…

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5 Ways To Be a Fit Med Student While Still Getting Good Grades

During the study in medical school, it is hard to find time for workout and be a fit med student due to often low energy and low physical fitness among medical students. It is the masterpiece of managing to have time for physical activity breaks if you are a student of medicine since your priorities are your lectures and your clinical duties. That means your schedule can be wildly unpredictable. Unfortunately, most gyms require at least a monthly commitment. Medical school is no doubt very challenging and time-consuming. But it’s…

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Why I chose medical career?

Well, I chose Medicine for various reasons. First of all, I love studying our body; it’s wonderful to know how your body really works. It’s amazing to discover, that there are a lot of cells that we can’t see with our own eyes, which have to work daily to keep us alive (Thanks guys!) Our heart keeps beating day by day, many organs function without our influence.  What can you say to that, rather than Wow? A sentiment I didn’t find in any other profession other than medicine, is when…

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