Career Questions tagged Medical Practice

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Brooke H. Mar 14, 2018 224 views

What do you wish you knew about the medical field before going into it?

I'm a high school soon-to-be college student pursuing a medical career. I was wondering, what do medical professional wish they knew before starting their career? If it helps, i'm planning on being a surgeon on some sort. Thanks! #medicine #medical-practice #doctor #healthcare...


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Rachel H. Jan 18, 2018 264 views

What is the best college in Texas to get a BSN?

I want to go to the best college possible with a Bachelors of Nursing in Science. #medical-practice #medicine #nursing...


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Arielle B. May 12, 2018 206 views

Is it more beneficial to own your own medical practice or work for private and public companies?

I plan to go into the medical field and I have a plan for college that will get me my masters in orthotics and prosthetics and out of college in four years. I am unsure where to start my career from there. #career-paths #medicine #medical-practice...


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Dierdre S. May 14, 2018 190 views

What can I do with a B.S. in Medical Laboratory Science

I want to get my Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science but I want to know what career options I have other than working in a hospital as a Medical Technologist. #medicaltechnology #medical-practice...


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Gabriella C. Apr 26, 2018 216 views

What is the best way to break the news of the death of a family member to their family?

I am intending on becoming a physicians assistant and I recognize that I may be put in this situation at some point. I would like some tips for this hard topic. #medicine #working-with-children #death #physician-assistant #students-interested-in-career-as-physician-assistants #medical-practice...

#family-medicine #grief-counseling #coping

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Jaden P. Mar 26, 2018 293 views
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Maria H. Apr 21, 2018 312 views

Is it harder for D.O.'s to get the same respect as M.D.'s?

I've recently become interested in #osteopathic #medicine. The philosophy of treating patients as a whole instead of just symptoms appeals to me. However, I've heard that it may be hard for D.O.'s to find residencies that are not biased. I hadn't even heard of D.O.'s until a year ago,...

#medical-practice #premedicine #premedical #physician #medschool #medical-school #holistic #premed #doctor

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Jasmine H. Jan 15, 2018 203 views

How do you start your own medical practice?

After college I want to start my own #medical-practice, but I don't know where to start. Is there anything I can do to prepare while in college? #medicine #healthcare...


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Sabrina D. Jan 10, 2018 247 views

How do you know if you want to be a biomedical engineer?

I am currently in high school and am thinking about majors that I would like to study. Biomedical engineering sounds interesting, but I am not sure if that major would be the best fit for me. #medical-practice #engineering...


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Gabriel M. Dec 13, 2017 269 views

What steps are necessary to become an anesthesiologist?

I don’t come from a family of money or a family in the medical career. Honestly I don’t want to become an anesthesiologist for the interest but I have learned that anything I focus towards I grow to love that subject and a job like anesthesiology is something not many people will do, but I will...

#medical-practice #healthcare #hospital-and-health-care #medicine #anesthesiology #family-dentistry

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Justin G. Mar 20, 2018 197 views

Where are the best and more cost effective "away rotations" for a 4th year medical student specializing in pediatrics?

I will be choosing 3 or 4 locations across the country that I would like to do a 2-4 week rotation during my fourth year of medical school and would like to minimize my out of pocket expenses as well as have a quality experience. #medical-practice #clinical-rotations #medicine...

#career #hospital-and-health-care

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Ream G. Mar 26, 2018 379 views

What is the best major for Medical School?

I hear a lot of people choose majors other than pre-med/biology based majors even though they plan to take the MCAT and go to medical school. I am currently thinking about being a biochemistry major or entering the engineering department and am wondering whether that will have a significant...

#premed #medical-practice #medicine #engineering

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Brooke L. Apr 06, 2018 237 views

Recommendations for my major?

I'm interested in physical therapy and speech pathology, but I also love anything history related. What's something I could major in that includes both the medical field and/or history? #medical-practice...


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Lauren H. Mar 25, 2018 317 views

What are the best opportunities for a rewarding career in the medical profession working with children?

I am currently a senior in high school and am interested in the medical profession, specifically working with children. I have been admitted into college and want to know more about my future....


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yadira O. Mar 21, 2018 251 views

If my strengths are being patient and also being a good listener what type of career would be best for me in the medical field?

My best strengths are listing and being patient, I would like to know what career in the medical field would these strengths be better for or which career they would be more useful for? #strengthsandweaknesses #medical-practice #medical-careers #medical-education...


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Breanna W. Mar 12, 2018 301 views
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Jennifer M. Mar 19, 2018 257 views

What kinds of careers exist for those passionate about both medicine and politics/law?

Hi! I am a current junior with a passion for law and medicine and am working towards an international career that involves advocacy and research. Unlike the process of becoming a doctor, the pathway to my dream profession is not as clearly defined. Now that I'm halfway through my college...

#medical-practice #law-school #international #politics #graduate-school #globalization #medicine #law

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Haley L. Mar 08, 2018 239 views

How do I become involved in research opportunities outside of the classroom?

I am undecided on what major I would want to go into so I am interested in finding out if some of these career paths are viable options for me later in life. #research #college...


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Tyniquia T. Mar 03, 2018 422 views

What are the challenges of being a medical laboratory scientist?

This is my major. I want to learn more about this field....


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Angelique V. Jan 21, 2018 206 views

How did you study for the exams to get into Vet School?

While i was shadowing at an animal hospital one of the veterinarians had told me that getting into Vet school is very difficult and that i would have to stick with it because many schools may turn me down. #vetrinarian #veterinary #medicine...


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Michaela K. Jan 25, 2018 441 views

What sparks one's calling towards a career?

For most teenagers today, its very confusing and mentally challenging choosing a career path for one's whole future. For me, I want to go into the medical field. I am currently in my school's CNA and CMAA certification program. Just this week when I went to a nursing home for hours, the...

#medicine #medical-practice #doctor #futuredoctor

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Harley S. Jan 21, 2018 223 views

What jobs can I get as a medical student?

I plan on becoming a forensic pathologist, which takes a very, very long time. I'd like to know what kind of jobs I can get at certain levels of my college education. I'd like good money, so I can start paying off student loans early. Thank you! #medical-practice #student-loans...

#doctorate-degree #forensic-investigation #college-bound #what-kind-of-jobs-can-i-expect

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Sheila R. Jan 18, 2018 299 views

How do you know what specialty you want to pursue during residency?

During #medical-school will it become easier to pick a specialty for #residency as a class will spark your interest or will an adviser help you? some schools i interviewed at said they didn't have a mentoring program to help. #medical-practice...


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Celine S. Jan 17, 2018 297 views

I don't know what I want to be yet. Will I ever figure it out?

I've had this question burning in the back of my mind since I was in middle school. It seems like everyone around me has it figured out except for me. I know I have an interest in the medical field, but also in the arts and design. I thought I wanted to be a massage therapist until I realized I...

#college-advice #senioryear #medical-practice #medical #fine-arts

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Jamaul C. Jan 16, 2018 314 views

How do you choose between going to medical school and dental school?

When I was growing up I’ve always wanted to be a cardiologist. However, recently I’ve started doing a lot of research and thought that I might want to go to dental school instead. How do I decide? I don’t want to make the wrong decision and end up having regrets in the future....

#dentistry #medical-practice #medical-school

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Vilma K. Jan 16, 2018 268 views

What can you do in high school to make yourself appear more competitive when applying to a pre-me program?

I’m a sophomore in high school and wondering about what I could be doing now to make myself appear a strong and willing candidate for an exceptional pre-med program in college. I have always wanted to go into the medical field, but never sure about what I could be doing to make myself stand out...

#medical-practice #premedical #medicine #highschool #college #competitive #medical #premed