Why I Want To Be A Neonatal Doctor

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Everyone is always asked growing up what they would like to be in life. Some say that they would like to be a veterinarian or a lawyer; myself, a Neonatal surgeon. Why did I choose the Medical field for my major, you ask? Simple, there is nothing better then to know one day I will be the person to make miracles happen for families; always doing something different, whether you 're doing your clinical, learning new techniques for procedures, or growing to become a better doctor each day. A Neonatal surgeon is different then just the General surgeon. Instead of just performing surgery on adults and children, Neonatal surgeons have additional medical training to do corrective surgeries on newborns, such as chest repairs, abdominal and urological birth defects. It takes a lot of passion and hard work from a person to be able to succeed in the medical field. You must be cognitive, have great communication skills, be dedicated to gaining all knowledge possible, and something most people do not think of, but you need to be able to stay calm when difficult situations occur and not let your feelings get the best of you. Firstly, to be cognitive you must endure great memory skills including: having good Judgement and evaluation, being quick with problem solving and decision making, being able to comprehend things easily, but most importantly being able to…show more content…
I will say I feel this is most important because without communication and listening things would be chaotic. Communication is used between your mentor and yourself or between patients and fellow employees. Listening has to do with learning and helping to figure out the details to issues. There a great quote written by G.K Chesterton that says, "There 's a lot of difference between listening and hearing." I agree that your knowledge is your power and with that being said you cannot gain knowledge if you do not
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