"Will you adjust tablets to control blood pressure? Will you give resuscitation in ED? Will you coax appendices out of minute incisions? Will you counsel patients with major depression? Perhaps you’ll venture out to disadvantaged communities to ply and share your skills with people who need them most. (If so, more power to you!)
All these things will come at the end of your degree. But how would you like to do something that will help to protect the health and welfare of billions of people around the world for generations to come… right now?"
Read the rest of this article 'Stepping Up' by Harry Jennens, publish in the January 2013 edition of Panacea here: