Career Questions tagged Medical Practice

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...

#medicine

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Active Jun 08 at 09:37 PM

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Misty Miller | CLG @ AT&T DirecTV I would suggest taking a look at this website for a ...

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...

#medical

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Active Jun 18 at 12:01 AM

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Posted by Arielle B.’s Avatar Arielle B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The best way to get an answer to this question is ...

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...

#coping #family-medicine #grief-counseling

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Active Apr 27 at 10:06 PM

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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Gabriella,When someone dies and it’s down to you to break the ...

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,...

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

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Martha Cecile Storrie MD’s Avatar Robert Ellis DO, PhD, FACP’s Avatar deb Zakovich’s Avatar
Active Sep 05 at 10:15 PM

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Posted by Maria H.’s Avatar Maria H.
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Martha Cecile Storrie MD | adult urology & primary care physician Maria, as an allopathic medical school graduate in 1985, I have ...
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M. Scott Fontenot | Registered Nurse Getting into a nursing program is competitive. That means there are ...

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...

#american-history

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Active Apr 09 at 03:24 PM

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Posted by Brooke L.’s Avatar Brooke L.
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Martha Cecile Storrie MD | adult urology & primary care physician Isn't history about what motivated people to act, and how their ...

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...

#medicine #premed #engineering #medical-practice

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Posted by Ream G.’s Avatar Ream G.
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Raymond Yen | Medical Director at Concentra I think what you're REALLY asking is what major gives you ...

what is being a nurse anesthetist like and is the schooling worth it?

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Active Aug 22 at 09:02 PM

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Posted by Jaden P.’s Avatar Jaden P.
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M. Scott Fontenot | Registered Nurse Hello Jaden from a fellow Louisianian.You asked, what is being a ...

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....

#medical-practice

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Martha Cecile Storrie MD’s Avatar Raymond Yen’s Avatar
Active yesterday

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Posted by Lauren H.’s Avatar Lauren H.
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Martha Cecile Storrie MD | adult urology & primary care physician One may limit his/her practice in a medical specialty to children ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Patience is a good quality to have in the medical field. ...

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...

#medical-field

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Active Sep 03 at 05:48 AM

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Posted by yadira O.’s Avatar yadira O.
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Carmen LaTorre | Human Resources, Higher Education, Business Administration, Healthcare Hello Yadira,Being patient and a good listener are great skills and ...

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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Active Jun 18 at 03:05 PM

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Posted by Justin G.’s Avatar Justin G.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on pursuing medicine. Good sources of information would be the ...

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...

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

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Jon O'Leary’s Avatar Ian Houston’s Avatar
Active May 04 at 03:24 PM

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Posted by Jennifer M.’s Avatar Jennifer M.
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Jon O'Leary | Executive Search at Egon Zehnder Hi Jennifer,What a great a background and interest area you have. ...

What is the MD/PhD track?

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Active May 26 at 03:52 PM

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Posted by Aishwarya S.’s Avatar Aishwarya S.
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Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Aishwarya,a MD/PhD teach degree, as the name implies, is a ...

How hard is doing Pre-Med with an Engineering major (Biomedical Engineering)?

#biomedical-engineering- #premed #science-phd...

#medical-practice

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Active Mar 19 at 12:47 PM

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Posted by Aishwarya S.’s Avatar Aishwarya S.
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John A Perrotti MD | Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon/drperrotti.com This is a very difficult and demanding combination. Medical schools will ...

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

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Active Mar 29 at 07:44 PM

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Does getting involved in undergraduate research help students get into medical school?

I want to prepare myself for med school. #medicine #medical-practice...

#medical-education

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Active Sep 06 at 01:08 PM

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Posted by Breanna W.’s Avatar Breanna W.
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Robert Ellis DO, PhD, FACP | Physician Director, Integrative Oncology Program at Northwest Permanente Although doing research might help, the most important determining factor is ...

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...

#medical-practice

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Active Aug 02 at 02:31 AM

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Posted by Haley L.’s Avatar Haley L.
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Nicole Coates | UC Davis Alumna seeking opportunities in cognitive neuroscience ... I think it is important to have at least some idea ...

What are the challenges of being a medical laboratory scientist?

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

#medical-practice

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Cindy Wilkerson’s Avatar Beth Cossey’s Avatar Nicholas Giardino’s Avatar
Active Oct 27 at 12:42 PM

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Posted by Tyniquia T.’s Avatar Tyniquia T.
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Cindy Wilkerson | Director, Department of Lab Medicine at Memorial Sloan ... The laboratory science field changes very rapidly. It can be challenging ...

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 #futuredoctor #doctor

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Linda Tambascio Gibbons’s Avatar Steve Elliott’s Avatar Naiara Barbosa’s Avatar M. Scott Fontenot’s Avatar
Active Aug 19 at 03:15 AM

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Posted by Michaela K.’s Avatar Michaela K.
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Linda Tambascio Gibbons | Physician Assistant Hi Michaela, Your experiences in the nursing home and then in ...

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...

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

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Active Dec 04 at 03:16 AM

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Posted by Harley S.’s Avatar Harley S.
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Naiara Barbosa | Board-Certified Dermatologist In all reality, medical school is very time consuming, and it ...

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...

#medical-practice

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Active Feb 21 at 02:36 AM

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Posted by Angelique V.’s Avatar Angelique V.
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Todd Phillips | Associate Veterinarian at Northern Oaks Bird & Animal ... At the time I applied, the MCAT was the exam that ...

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...

#medicine

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John A Perrotti MD’s Avatar
Active Apr 24 at 02:08 PM

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Posted by Sheila R.’s Avatar Sheila R.
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John A Perrotti MD | Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon/drperrotti.com During medical school, you will rotate on different specialties and so ...

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...

#texas

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Active Sep 04 at 01:54 AM

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Posted by Rachel H.’s Avatar Rachel H.
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M. Scott Fontenot | Registered Nurse UT Arlington! All of the courses are on line and the ...

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 #medical-practice #medical #senioryear #fine-arts

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Jacob Schwarber’s Avatar Eric Vincent’s Avatar Danielle Joanette-Kluck’s Avatar
Active Jun 21 at 05:32 PM

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Posted by Celine S.’s Avatar Celine S.
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Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hi, Celine,I think it is common for people in your shoes ...

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....

#medical-school #medical-practice #dentistry

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Neil Pinney’s Avatar John A Perrotti MD’s Avatar
Active Mar 12 at 02:44 PM

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Posted by Jamaul C.’s Avatar Jamaul C.
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Neil Pinney | Director, Comprehensive Care Clinic C at IU School ... The best way to choose is to spend as much time ...

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

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Martha Cecile Storrie MD’s Avatar John A Perrotti MD’s Avatar Kristen Hansen’s Avatar
Active Aug 24 at 12:00 PM

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Posted by Vilma K.’s Avatar Vilma K.
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Martha Cecile Storrie MD | adult urology & primary care physician Here's your answer: learn to represent yourself well (learn to speak, ...

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...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active Apr 20 at 10:04 PM

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Posted by Jasmine H.’s Avatar Jasmine H.

what job in the medical field is best for an introvert?

my name is yadira and I am a sophomore in high school and I am an introvert but i really want to go in to the medical field. #medical-practice #medicine...

#introvert

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Active Jan 18 at 01:41 AM

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Posted by yadira O.’s Avatar yadira O.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Yadira, This is a really great question. There are many ...

What job position would be fit for a introvert person in the medical field ?

I'm in year 10 and interested in going into the medical field but I'm not really a fan of being with people for a expanded period of time so I was wondering what jobs I could do if I join the medical field. #medical-practice #medcine #career-path...

#job-market

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Mark Hansberry’s Avatar Sarah (Andersen) Koenig’s Avatar
Active Feb 07 at 03:46 AM

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Posted by Val S.’s Avatar Val S.
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Mark Hansberry | President of Valley Radiologists PA In medicine there are specialties and parts of specialties that do ...

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