Career Questions tagged Doctor

What steps did you take in becoming a Doctor?

Will I be able to make it with all regular classes, no AP etc? #surgeon #doctor #professional...

#dentist

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Active Oct 16 '18 at 08:23 AM

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Posted by Leo R.’s Avatar Leo R.
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Jessica McCarrick | Board Certified Dermatologist Yes, you can. AP classes are not required to be accepted ...

Is it worth putting all the time and money into going to medical school?

I am debating either becoming a medical doctor or a PA. I want the pay and title of a doctor. However, I also am not sure I want to spend all the time and money for the education of becoming one. #doctor #doctorate-degree #phd #student-loans #medicine...

#doctors

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Active Oct 08 '18 at 02:35 AM

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Posted by Taya A.’s Avatar Taya A.
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Naiara Barbosa | Board-Certified Dermatologist Hi Taya,You are the only one who can truly answer this ...

What is the difference between Clinical Psychology and General Psychology?

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 20 '18 at 01:41 PM

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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The area of Psychology has many facets, and the most important ...

Is it best to be an OBGYN or just focus on gynecology?

I'm set on working in the area of gynecology and believe I want to go all the way and become a doctor. However, I've noticed that many people are OBGYNs, not one or the other. While I think I'd love doing both, I'm not sure if I'm as passionate about the obstetric side. What are the pros and...

#gynecology #medical #obgyn #doctor

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Active Feb 07 at 02:44 PM

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Posted by Jordan N.’s Avatar Jordan N.
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Alexander Ogbodo | Medical Doctor The field is only available as OBGYN, though you can specialize ...

What specific roles does a gynecologist perform as opposed to a PA or nurse?

I'm very set on heading into gynecology in my future however I'm having trouble deciding how far I want to go with it. Primarily I'm wondering who does most of the work and interaction with patients at a clinic? Is a nurse or the doctor themselves usually performing tests and exams, consulting...

#career #gynecology #medical #nurse #doctor

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Active Oct 02 '18 at 05:10 PM

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Posted by Jordan N.’s Avatar Jordan N.
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Lashay Taylor | --Career Counselor, Educator, and Motivator Hello Jordan: Gynocologists are considered specialists focusing on one are of ...

What are the steps to become a General Pediatrician?

I have heard many different ways you can be just to become a doctor. However, I want to know what I have to do to actually get to where I want to be. I am a latino women and for me to become a doctor is a huge step for my family. I am not only doing this for my family but mostly for me. I want...

#medicine #sos #doctor

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Active Oct 16 '18 at 08:12 AM

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Posted by Ashley D.’s Avatar Ashley D.
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Jessica McCarrick | Board Certified Dermatologist Steps to becoming a pediatrician: 4 years of college with pre-med ...

Should I worry about my future work schedule?

I want to be a doctor at a hospital but I’m afraid to go into the health field and work there because I know a doctors work schedule is early in the morning and you have to be on call. #doctor #hospital...

#schedule

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Active Jan 26 at 12:24 AM

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ROBIN CHARLESWORTH | Owner/Manager at North Face Lodge and Psychological Associate ... Going to medical school and serving internships and residency programs will ...

How early should you study for the MCAT?

School hasn't started for me yet so I'm currently an upcoming senior and I know I want to go to medical school, does it make sense to start studying this early? I've been studying some of the topics that the MCAT covers so should I even attempt to study from actual resources like practice...

#medicine #surgeon #doctor #medicalschool #mcat

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Jessica McCarrick’s Avatar
Active Dec 25 '18 at 01:03 AM

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Jessica McCarrick | Board Certified Dermatologist It's never too early to study or to take a practice ...

Is becoming any type of surgeon worth it in the end?

When I ask if it's worth it I mean is it worth it financially, mentally, etc. I've always been interested in the medical field but at the beginning of my junior year, my interest really sparked up, it's all I think about 24/7. I have a strong passion for the medical field but I'm not sure what...

#medicine #surgeon #medical #doctor

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Active Feb 07 at 03:10 PM

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Posted by Arial D.’s Avatar Arial D.
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Alexander Ogbodo | Medical Doctor If that is what you want to do it's totally worth ...

Does it really take 13 years to become a pediatrician?

im in 11th grade in Sf, and i really want to do something in the medical field. So like a pediatrician or nurse and i want to know how long it takes because i just want to go to school for 4-5 years and get a job right after i get out of college. #doctor #nursing...

#pediatrics

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Mark J Lester MD., FAAP’s Avatar Elizabeth Coccia’s Avatar
Active Aug 21 '18 at 04:08 AM

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Posted by Michelle A.’s Avatar Michelle A.
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Mark J Lester MD., FAAP | General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine It sounds long but 11 years is not that long considering ...

How many years in collage does it take to be an Ophthalmologist?

Just not sure! I want to be an ophthalmologist when I grow up but, I don’t know how many years in collage does it take to be one?? If anyone has an answer please let me know!! #doctor #higher-education...

#classes

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Kortnee Burrell, M.Ed.’s Avatar Vickey Manning’s Avatar
Active Oct 21 '18 at 07:28 PM

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Kortnee Burrell, M.Ed. | Retention and Graduation Specialist Hello, Vivian!I think it is great you want to become a ...

What is it like working as a Radiologist?

Im trying to figure out what kind of medical field I'd like to go into. I would like to know what all being a Radiologist entails. #scientist #technology #doctor...

#medicine

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Jason Forgey’s Avatar Thomas Chatman’s Avatar Blake R. Nelson, BSRT, (R)(T),ARRT’s Avatar
Active Aug 23 '18 at 01:31 AM

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Jason Forgey | Senior Analyst - Customer Service Operations Radiologists are medical doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating injuries ...

What Colleges are the most beneficial in the area of Neuro-Surgery?

Hi! I'm a 7th grader from Pikeville High School in Pikeville, KY.. I am presently participating in a S.T.E.M. Camp through the Verizon Innovations in Learning. We are discussing Career Choices. I would love to be a neurosurgeon, but I am not too sure about colleges for neurosurgery....

#neurosurgeon #surgeon #surgery #doctor

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Active Aug 18 '18 at 04:59 PM

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What kind of path do I have to go on that will help me become a pediatrician?

My name is Chloe O., and I attend Pikeville High school in Pikeville, Kentucky as an 8th grader. I realize that I am a bit to young to be interested in having a career, but I want to be prepared for the future. I attend a Verizon Innovation Camp. I love science, math, and working with kids,...

#career-paths #pediatrician #doctor

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Active Aug 19 '18 at 11:33 AM

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Posted by Chloe O.’s Avatar Chloe O.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in becoming an pediatrician. It takes a ...

How Much Education Would You Need to be a Dermatologist?

My name is Christina .A, and I am an 8th grader at Pikeville High School in Pikeville, KY. I know I am very young, but I am interested in the field of dermatology. I do science academics and I am in a Verizon Innovative Camp. I am wondering how much education you need to be a dermatologist....

#medicine #doctor

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Active Oct 08 '18 at 02:40 AM

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Posted by Christina A.’s Avatar Christina A.
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Naiara Barbosa | Board-Certified Dermatologist Hi Christina,It is very exciting that you are interested in Dermatology ...

Where can I apply for my career and still be licensed correctly to perform it?

I am a senior trying to find details about my major of choice: Naturopathic Physician. Although, I have came to notice that the only way you can become a licensed and valid physician of this pathway is to approach a CNME accredited program but from where I live they are far out of state and...

#physician #medical-education #doctor

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Active Aug 17 '18 at 12:24 PM

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How many hours a night will I be up studying if i want to be a doctor?

How much time should i put into my classes....

#doctor

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Active Dec 15 '18 at 05:12 PM

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Posted by Riley S.’s Avatar Riley S.
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Kristen Schimmrich How many hours a night will you not be studying if ...

What kind of health profession did you choose and why?

Looking for ideas of what to become. #health #doctor #nurse...

#surgeon

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Active Sep 13 '18 at 09:10 PM

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Posted by Trenton H.’s Avatar Trenton H.
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Nathan Graeff | Recreation Therapist Hi Trenton, great question! With so many health professions out there ...
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Jessica McCarrick | Board Certified Dermatologist Identifying what type of learner you are is the first step. ...

As a doctor, what is it like working with healthcare professionals from other specialities?

What do you have to bear in mind when /What are your experiences in working with different healthcare professionals (e.g.nurses, consultants, surgeons) from other specialities ? #doctor #medic #medicine #consultant...

#surgeon

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Jessica McCarrick’s Avatar
Active Oct 16 '18 at 08:35 AM

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Posted by MERYL P.’s Avatar MERYL P.
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Jessica McCarrick | Board Certified Dermatologist What you are describing is called interdisciplinary medicine. It's often key ...

Give me an example of how you dealt with an ethical dilemma at work.

This could be a situation where it was necessary to wight the positives and negatives of the different outcomes of a decision in order to act in the patient's best interest. #medicine #doctor #medic #healthcare...

#ethics

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Active Dec 15 '18 at 11:29 PM

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Heather Dunn | General Manager Personally, I work in the telecommunications field. I worked for a ...

What’s the best major to pursue in order to become a neurosurgeon

I have little guidance from family members due to their lack of knowledge about college, therefore I’d like to have a better idea of what I’m getting into. I’ve narrowed down the choices to cellular and molecular biology and biomedical sciences. Are either of these two good choices or no? If...

#majors #doctor #field #neurosurgeon #medicine #neuroscience #surgery

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 06:31 PM

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Posted by Destiny W.’s Avatar Destiny W.
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Kevin Pan | Software Engineer at Airbnb Hi Destiny!I'm currently a software engineer, but I actually majored in ...

How do you know medical school is “for you?”

Being young it is easy to say you want to be a doctor, but with little to no exposure it’s hard to know if you’re cut for it. How does one know that they should attend medical school if they are unsure before they get into college? #medschool #doctor...

#medicine

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Active Aug 23 '18 at 01:29 AM

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Blake R. Nelson, BSRT, (R)(T),ARRT | Sr. Radiation Therapist at The US Oncology Network Do you feel you want to work for years under debt ...

How many years of school to I have to go through in total if i want to become a Pediatrician

How many years beyond a 4-year Bachelor Degree? Like how many years of Med School will I have to go through?...

#doctor

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Active Sep 05 '18 at 01:01 AM

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Posted by Jillian N.’s Avatar Jillian N.
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Danny Wombles | Solutions Manager This can be an excellent and extremely rewarding profession. I believe ...

How can I obtain shadowing opportunities for the medical field?

I want to be a doctor and need shadowing opportunities of various fields. #pre-med...

#doctor

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Active Aug 12 '18 at 10:44 AM

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Is it better to be a doctor than to be an actuary?

Both are lucrative careers but which would be a better option? #doctor #medical-school #college-admissions #actuarialscience...

#actuary

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Active Aug 23 '18 at 04:15 AM

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Posted by Klees T.’s Avatar Klees T.
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Marie Hathaway | Operations Manager at Uncharted (formerly Unreasonable Institute) Hi Klees! This is such a great question -- and something ...

How rewarding is being a PA vs a medical doctor?

Under what circumstances or lifestyle preferences would you make a recommendation for one of those tracks over the other? I've been considering both and I want as much information for consideration as possible to aid in my decision-making. #healthcare #medicine #doctor...

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Active Aug 09 '18 at 03:40 PM

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Michelle Marotta | Certified Life Coach My experience is as a patient but I can say that ...

What is a common challenege for Medical students today?

What should I be prepared for as I go into Medical studies? Is there anyway that I can help those that come after me with this challenge? #medicine #medical-school...

#doctor

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Active Aug 09 '18 at 01:08 AM

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Aly M. | MD On the one hand, going to nursing school won’t take away ...

How longs does it take to be a specialist doctor??

How many years does it take to be a specialist doctor #doctor #...

#surgeon

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Active Aug 09 '18 at 03:00 AM

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Posted by Songio N.’s Avatar Songio N.
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Aly M. | MD It depends on the type of doctor. All doctors go to ...

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