Dr. Raquel Serra chose God and family over her medical practice. Her story resonates with women, immigrants, and those who believe in family first. Previous Episodes /Playlist https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRrXt7C0IB9A5jU-VjD2Ynr4EgahLaagG Visit CultivateurFaith.com for more information on CultivateurFaith Ministries and CultivateurFaith Podcast. You may support CultivateurFaith Ministries by purchasing one of these books by Throy Campbell, PhD: (1) Cultivating Your Faith: Being at One With Your God: Experiencing Restoration in Christ https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09ZSK38PH/ref=cm_sw_r_awdo_56PNRFPX05M9X67P0G0D (2) Cultivating Faith: My Life Experiences https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B14MBL6J/ref=cm_sw_r_awdo_R71CNQM5GWQ01JEB67VS Throy Campbell, PhD Founder of CultivateurFaith Ministries Host of CultivateurFaith Podcast Dr. Raquel Serra Bio Raised as Roman Catholic, but later baptized in the Seventh Day Adventist Church at age 16. Later in College her Sabbath beliefs were tested, but she chose to give up her scholarship and BS in Chemical Engineering at MIT Philippines. She transferred to the Adventist University Philippines and completed her BS in Chemistry at the age of 20. After working for 3 years as a college Instructor she went to Medical School at the Adventist Medical Center in Manila. Later she got married to Perseus L. Serra. But noted this was the biggest challenge in her life. She practiced Family Medicine for 3 years hoping to have kids before doing specialty training in Medicine. As a resident in Internal Medicine and professor at the College of Arts and Sciences, she helped pioneer the College of Physical Therapy, Nursing, and Radiology. (This was when her greatest miracle happened. She got pregnant with her 1st son, Karl Vincent.) After 3 years of residency, she had her second son Kristian Von Then, her husband decided to move His family to the United States. She thought of the challenges of practicing medicine in the US as a mom and a foreign graduate, she was proactive and completed a BS in Nursing while working as a doctor, before migrating. She has now worked in the US for more than 15 years, as an ER nurse at Harris Methodist Fort Worth, Team Leader ER & PSU at John Peter Smith Surgery Hospital, and in the Medicine Specialty Clinics at JPS Later completed her Master of Science in Health Care Administration at the University of Texas Arlington