Doctor

Every prompt will center around the topic of doctors. Read the prompt and finish the story. As you will see below the prompt is a file you can download. Download this file, print it out and write your story, or download the file, fill in the story, and save it.

Now write your story based on these prompts and see if you can come up with a good surprise ending. There are no wrong answers. All you want to do is let your mind wonder, use your imagination, and let the words flow.

  1. Mindy had a problem, and was afraid to see a doctor. In the past whenever she went to a doctor complaining of something, either they couldn’t find anything or insinuated it was all in her head. For all she knew, she could be dying of a rare disease or brain tumor, but by the time the doctors would figure it out, or admit she actually was sick, she’d need a coroner, not a doctor, anymore. After a while, she was out of options, and reluctantly went to the doctor’s office. After doing some tests and examining her, he informed her that…..

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  2. Always interested in science and wanting to help other, when Gail announced she planned on going to med school, no one was really surprised. She was a smart young woman, with a lot of compassion, and everyone supported her decision highly. Yet, it was her own uncertainties and anxieties that made her second guess this important decision. Making the decision, then applying to med schools was a major undertaking, and not something to be taken lightly. She had to be sure this was right, but how? Her brother was the one who came up with the idea to…..

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  3. Jeremy, a third year resident, had to decide what area of medicine he wanted to practice or specialize in. He enjoyed pediatrics, and working with the kids, but wasn’t sure he could handle the anguish of watching young patients die. Yet, he thought maybe he could save some of them. He couldn’t decide which was worse – the inevitability that some children will die, or not trying to do something about it. One day, while working in the emergency room, a hysterical woman, carrying a young child came running in. The girl wasn’t breathing. He promptly saw she was choking on something, and pulled a tiny ball out of her windpipe. When the girl woke up, she…..

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  4. Married couple Dana and Luke was doctors at the same hospital. Luke, Chief of Radiology, was serious, somber, and had no tolerance for uncertainty or anything unprofessional. Dana on the other hand, practiced obstetrics and was still in awe of the miracle of birth. She was kind, compassionate and looked for the good in everything. One particularly trying day, Luke’s 4th year resident suddenly quit, after his impatience and criticism finally went overboard. He was livid, and vented to his wife, who calmly responded by telling him…..

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