I wanted to be a doctor since I was 9 years old. In my second year of medical school, I realized that I needed something more than just being a mainstream doctor. Through personal initiative and mentors, I was able to find my niche in research.
Medicine is defined as a “calling” or the noblest profession, mostly because it involves service of others at their weakest. Doctor Refilwe Mothibamele tells us how her pursuit of a medical career led her to HIV/AIDS Research and what makes it an engaging occupation.