Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Transition Period

I am now in a transition period. I have finished my 2 years of housemanship and currently works as a medical officer in a small district hospital.

All of the challenges that I faced during my housemanship are quite memorable indeed. There were few of happy moments interspersed with sad experience. The journey was quite arduous and few of my colleagues were extended and one of my good friend resigned from Ministry of Health. Few of those were diagnosed with mental illness due to harsh working environment albeit the current situation is slightly improved with the introduction of shift system.

Nevertheless, facing hardship is part and parcel of life. By overcoming great difficulty, we will be able to improve ourselves to a greater height than previously. 

"And certainly, We shall test you with something of fear, hunger, loss of wealth, lives and fruits, but give glad tidings to As-Sabirin " [Al-Baqarah:155]
 “Indeed amazing are the affairs of a believer! They are all for his benefit. If he is granted ease of living he is thankful; and this is best for him. And if he is afflicted with a hardship, he perseveres; and this is best or him.” (Muslim)

My next journey as a medical officer has just begins. Hopefully I will be able to remain steadfast in this long journey....