Thank you for inspiring me and showing me that women can be doctors too!
Dear Dr. Beacom,
I met you back in 2009 for a hip injury when I just finished 7th grade. You were the first female physician I ever had take care of me. After having you care for me, I started to be interested in a career in medicine. I had never considered it before because I had only had male physicians. It was because of you that I started my journey to be a doctor. I am currently in my third year of medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Thank you for inspiring me and showing me that women can be doctors too!
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