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This month marks a decade since I completed medical #internship. I thought then that I had achieved my goal, that I would find joy in my work. Little did I know where life would lead me. My #reminisces & #reflections - too long for a tweet & too short for a blog - hence, a 🧵
As the first & only #medical student in the extended family, I was in #unfamiliar waters. Moving to uncle's house in another city was a not-too-comfortable but not-wholly-unpleasant change. I'm privileged to be part of a family who did all they could to keep me happy
The pedagogy was #authoritative & #oppressive; seemed to be designed to #humiliate, not teach. I couldn't learn by rote, didn't know of any better ways (pre- ubiquitous smartphone era) Expected to address #seniors using honorifics, I felt they were as unapproachable as teachers
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It's surprisingly easy to picture how UK journalists would behave under a military dictatorship.

A thread about the regime of Britain's ruler, General Killmore, being fearlessly held to account by the British press.
Kuenssberg: after months of speculation, the leader of the Opposition was today found buried in an unmarked grave.

Opposition MPs blamed agents of General Killmore. But when I asked him, he seemed reluctant to agree.
Marr: General Killmore - several of your critics, in exile, have suggested that the recent wave of indefinite detentions,
which you had ordered, may have worrying implications for democracy.

How do you respond to that?
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