I was browsing the web and found some really great info about why people choose to pursue medicine. It will be interesting to compare to what is being published nowadays – more on that in later blog posts.

Dr. Michelle Au from KevinMD wrote an awesome piece with great examples.

http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2011/05/people-decide-doctors.html

Medical Student Jeremy Weaver nails it with common and uncommon reasons people are eager to put on that white coat:

http://freelancemd.com/blog/2012/2/15/the-top-10-reasons-you-should-go-to-medical-school-and-the-s.html

Finally, no information would be complete without some mention of the Student Doctor Network. This place is teaming with primary source info, as well as anecdotal stories from real people in medicine. Granted, any forum post has to always be taken with a grain of salt, SDN is always a great source of personal stories.

https://forums.studentdoctor.net/threads/why-do-you-want-to-go-into-medicine.599041/

Why people become a Doctor part Deux

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