General practitioners and family physicians diagnose and treat the diseases, physiological disorders and injuries of patients. They provide primary contact and continuous care toward the management of patients’ health.
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Dr. Nothabo Ncube
I was born and raised in Zimbabwe. I have always been passionate about helping and serving humanity. After consideration of my gifts and talents it grew to become the most logical path to unfold. My intention always is to help people connect with their passions so they can lead purpose driven lives.
What is your educational background?
Windsor University School Of Medicine – MD (Doctor Of Medicine) McMaster University – Bachelors of Social Sciences (Level 2)
What are your daily responsibilities?
Attending and meeting the needs of the clients I coach and mentor. Speaking engagements or workshops.
What hurdles did you face? Did you ever think about quitting?
Yes. I thought about quitting after my first year of undergrad. It was a tough year which almost led me to dropping out of college. People around me at the time didn’t think I would amount to anything at all. I am where I am today because I didn’t listen to naysayers, instead I believed in myself.
What advice would you give to the 15-18 year old version of yourself?
Trust God. Believe in yourself. Trust the process. You don’t have to have it all figured out. Allow time to piece together the puzzle of your purpose.
Never allow your circumstances to determine your destiny. You are more than your circumstances.
Examine patients and complete diagnostic procedures
Proscribe and administer medications and treatments
Perform and assist in routine surgery
Employed by the Hospitals or often operate out of private practices.
Spend a lot of time meeting with patients assisting them with diagnosing current health concerns.
The work is can be stressful but rewarding.
Cooperative Education (Recommended)
Mathematics (MHF4U & MCV4U)
*Additional 4U/M Courses For University Candidates*
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