Internist Reflection

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During my sophomore year, I was fortunate enough to shadow an internist. I came in every other day and observed his interaction with patients. He managed patients from different age groups and diverse backgrounds. Various illnesses come through that door and I was there to witness aspects of it. I interacted with patients per the physician’s permission to do as such. My curiosity led me to ask questions and interact with patients. Naturally, the patients were willing to share their stories and I acquire invaluable wisdom from them. One thing I took away during my experience shadowing Dr. Ukoha, humility and respect for your patients comes a long way in bonding with your patients. It opens a plethora of opportunities for the physician and it
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