Introducing #allheartSquad: @bondkitkat

My name is Kateryna Bondarenko (also known as “bondkitkat” via Instagram). 

I will be graduating with my B.S. in biology and psychology in spring 2018. I would like to become a Doctor in surgery or gynecology.

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GET THE LOOK: Med student Kateryna is rocking her new #WhiteCoat by @cherokeeuniforms.

 
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Probably the last post I'll do about my trip to Cuenca, Spain.

Final thoughts:

As much as I enjoyed Cuenca, Spain as a tourist/visitor, talking about my medical experience there has been difficult. 
Being around Doctors instead of my daily routine with Nurses, Technologist, and patients gave me a new perspective on my life. As much as I enjoy comforting and working with patients as a CNA, I'm coming to work with a heavy heart. Instead of being in the OR, I'm prepping patients into the OR. It's a bittersweet feeling. And I won't be settling into it.

“The journey to become a doctor is not easy and has multiple two way roads. “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick (Mark 2:17).”

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Heading to Moscow 🇷🇺 in a few weeks for a short medical trip. Excited for this amazing opportunity and being able to shadow with some of the top doctors in Moscow City. *White Coat @allheartscrubs ❤️ 


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Happy Valentines Day💕 special delivery from Someone special💗
Scrubs: @allheartscrubs

At the age of 5, my family and I immigrated to America. My parents believed that America was a place where their children would have more opportunities. Everyone in my family has degrees and a passion for their work, I always wanted a job I would love.

The medical field is my fascination and motivation. During my pre-med education, I became a Certified Nursing Assistant to better understand what kind of care is behind a doctor's order. I am able to gain interpersonal skills, as well as a medical view point from the bottom-up. The journey to become a doctor is not easy and has multiple two way roads.   


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I'll be volunteering next week with the Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program (MIKE)
To teach and inspire youth about the medical field. I'll be traveling to 2 different locations and teaching 6 blood pressure clinics. 
Scrubs: @allheartscrubs ❤️ #allheartsquad