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What It Takes to Have a Career in Medicine

After ordering ample amounts of sides and some fried chicken for my husband, I pulled up to the KFC drive-through window to pick up my food. I had just finished a long shift in the ED so I was wearing scrubs and my stethoscope was still slung around my neck. The young woman at the window looked at me curiously and asked, “Are you a nurse?” It’s a common question. I said, “Nope. I’m a…