A Pink Bag and a Physician’s Journey Through Medicine

A Pink Bag and a Physician’s Journey Through Medicine

Many physicians have a sacred piece that they keep with them always - whether it's a personalized white coat, a swanky stethoscope, or a special "on call" bag.

After graduating medical school, Dr. Ashley Sumrall had no idea where the pink bag gifted to her by her parents would take her. A change in specialty, countless overnights, several trips to different cities, and numerous on-calls, this physician's pink bag went through it all with her. What once helped her stand in out a crowd of blacks, blues, and grays, soon became an important part of her identity as a physician.

Following marriage and children, the pink bag began to take on a new meaning and significance in her life. Nonetheless, this significant piece of Dr. Sumrall still stirs up memories each time it's brought out and used from time to time.

Read more of this doctors personal journey at Kevin MD.


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