Career Questions tagged Medicine

There are a large number of careers in the field of Medicine. Some of the most popular include Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist, Optician, and much more. To learn more about these...

How do you know a career is right for you? What if you have a lot of interests but you don't know which one is the perfect fit?

I am in 11th grade and I have a small idea of what I want to do. I am interested in the medical field but I am not confident about it. I want to help others and I want to know if I should pursue this path. It is hard and I do not want to end up not liking it the career I choose. #career-choice...

#help #doctor #career #healthcare #medicine #highschool #junior

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Jordan C. Medley’s Avatar Danni Gomes, RDH’s Avatar Kim Gravell’s Avatar
Active Nov 21 '18 at 04:01 PM

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Posted by Dinah B.’s Avatar Dinah B.
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Jordan C. Medley | Dance Teacher at Inmotion Dance Studio What are you passionate about? What would you do even if ...

How do you become a nutritionist? What do they do in a day? What are some ways I can prepare and what classes should I take in college?

I am interested in becoming a doctor but I do not feel like I could be a physician. I think a nutritionist is the right career for me but I want to know what their job is like. #medicine #doctor #hospital-and-health-care #nutrition #dietician #food...

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Active Dec 01 '18 at 07:31 PM

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Posted by Dinah B.’s Avatar Dinah B.
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance Hi Dinah:The path to becoming a nutritionist is going to depend ...

What are some helpful tips that can lead me to picking a career that is best for me?

I'm a junior in high school and I'm still undecided on what I want to do for the future. I'm most interested in medicine or engineering. I have considered becoming a Psychiatrist or a Dermatologist, but I also would like to be a Chemical Engineer. I just don't know what would be the right...

#help #lost #medicine #engineering #college #answer #engineer

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Lisa Walton’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar Mr. Ernst Constant III’s Avatar Douglas Lemmo, P.E.’s Avatar +1
Active Nov 28 '18 at 05:54 PM

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Posted by Johana M.’s Avatar Johana M.
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Lisa Walton | Sales Engineer, industrial pumps First, it's great that you are considering a career in STEM! ...

What degrees do I need to be a physical therapist?

I'm a junior in high school, and I've been considering physical therapy as a career choice. However, I don't know what college classes I should take or what I should major in. #physical-therapist #physical-therapy #physical #therapy #psychology #school #medicine #college...

#major

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Brendon Larsen, PTA’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Nov 07 '18 at 04:58 AM

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Posted by Linzie P.’s Avatar Linzie P.
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Brendon Larsen, PTA | Physical Therapist Assistant & Academic Mentor Great question Linzie. To become a physical therapist, you'll need a ...

Does it actually need take a lot to become a pharmacist?

Like is the process to becoming one difficult? #pharmacy #pharmacist #medicine...

#pharmaceuticals

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Allison Kennedy’s Avatar Bohdan Hrytsiv’s Avatar
Active Feb 04 at 06:04 PM

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Posted by Destiny N.’s Avatar Destiny N.
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Allison Kennedy | Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers To become a pharmacist you need at least 2 years of ...

What can I do to prepare for Med. School applications?

I'm a senior in high school but I want to get started as soon as I'm in college. #premed #doctor #medical...

#medicine

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Lillian Wang, LMSW’s Avatar Sanaz Rykwalder M.S, D.O’s Avatar
Active Dec 26 '18 at 11:59 PM

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Posted by Skylar W.’s Avatar Skylar W.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Hi Skylar! It's great you're getting started early!First off, do some ...

In 2018, are women still underrepresented in the medical field?

I know that in the past women have been underrepresented in basically all STEM fields but it seems like more women are beginning to enter professions that are traditionally “male-dominated” such as medicine. So my question is: in 2018 do men still significantly outnumber women in medical...

#medicine #medicalschool #womeninscience

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Active Nov 04 '18 at 03:16 AM

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Posted by Calista C.’s Avatar Calista C.
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Dr. Kristy Taylor, Heka Healthcare Consulting, LLC | Career Coaching | Resumes | Recruiting (Certified Relode ... This particular blog article has always been one of my favorite ...
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Paul Goetzinger MPA College Advisor | Academic/College Advising Assistance Hi Paige:This is my professional opinion, but you might look at ...

During high school, should I continue volunteering or get a job?

I am currently in high school and am an aspiring psychiatrist. Although there is a long way to go, I want to be as prepared as possible. I am aware that the cost of college and medical school is quite hefty and would like to tend to that as proactively as I can. However, is having money to pay...

#medicine #job #college #experience #volunteer

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Judeanne Armenti’s Avatar Toral Patel’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar Sheila Appleton’s Avatar +4
Active Dec 27 '18 at 12:05 AM

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Posted by Mariya T.’s Avatar Mariya T.
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Judeanne Armenti | Over 20 years of creative and outgoing music ... Mariya,Why does it need to be one or the other?Firstly, both ...

What degree do I need to pursue Radiology?

Hi! I'm currently a freshman in high school, and I care a lot about my future and especially my academics. I plan on doing early college for an associates and my dream school is UCLA. After I graduate from UCLA I hope to go back to my home state to attend UNC School of Medicine. My question...

#radiology #doctor #medical #college-major #college #medicine #premed

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LaRita Edwards R.T. (R)’s Avatar Sanaz Rykwalder M.S, D.O’s Avatar Jaclyn Richards’s Avatar
Active Dec 27 '18 at 12:01 AM

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Posted by Ruby L.’s Avatar Ruby L.
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LaRita Edwards R.T. (R) | Radiologic Technologist at All Florida Orthopaedic Associates To start you need fantastic grades in Math and Science. Ace ...

Is it worth it becoming a biology major?

-Job opportunities -Salary -Business Development -Enjoyment of field #biology #science #major #college-major...

#medicine

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Molly MacLeod, PhD’s Avatar MADERA BIBB’s Avatar Ian Sarad’s Avatar
Active Jan 29 at 03:32 PM

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Posted by Kevin B.’s Avatar Kevin B.
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Molly MacLeod, PhD | Science Communications at Pfizer Short answer: yes, if you love biology and want to learn ...

Can I be included in my kids life and be a doctor?

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Sanaz Rykwalder M.S, D.O’s Avatar Michael Gensheimer’s Avatar
Active Dec 27 '18 at 12:03 AM

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Posted by Morgan H.’s Avatar Morgan H.
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Sanaz Rykwalder M.S, D.O | Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Yes! its all about how you prioritize your time. It won't ...

Best way to pursue medical

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David George’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 07:27 PM

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Posted by Sioux J.’s Avatar Sioux J.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium This is what I did. I became a basic EMT at ...

What is a pediatrician?? Why I choose that.

I want to be a pediatrician in the future yes I know is a long course and I’ll have to really study hard to be there. My dream possible job is hard but it’s only hard if I make it hard for me. ✨ so yea I choose that for me which possibly I could make it come true if I really want to #medicine...

#nurse #pediatrician #dreams

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Sheila Jordan, PMP’s Avatar
Active Nov 06 '18 at 12:14 AM

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Posted by Jessica A.’s Avatar Jessica A.
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Sheila Jordan, PMP | Senior Technical Project Manager at AT&T Hello Jessica:Pediatricians are doctors who manage the health of your child, ...
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Reshma Mohiuddin Hello Janina,I recommend looking up universities that have a CAHME-accredited program ...

Is taking a major which requires medical school and all that jazz worth?

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Lillian Wang, LMSW’s Avatar
Active Oct 17 '18 at 04:01 PM

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Posted by Kertiandra G.’s Avatar Kertiandra G.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education There is no major that "requires" medical school. There are majors ...
Ian Sarad’s Avatar
Ian Sarad | Fermentation Scientist The short answer is yes.Studying biology is hard. You have to ...

What was it like to go into nursing after graduating with a bachelor's degree in a related field?

When I applied for college I wasn't sure what I wanted to do within the medical field, so I applied as a biology major and am currently in a general studies program. I still plan on majoring in biology, but I'm also seriously thinking about going into nursing after. I know there are accelerated...

#medicine #science #biology #college #nursing

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Active Dec 19 '18 at 06:21 AM

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Posted by Emily B.’s Avatar Emily B.
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Stephanie Sheets | Medical/ BS in Psychology If you just focus on biology then your studies will concentrate ...

Whats a good college to enter if you want to become a Respiratory Therapist?

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Carol Kampf’s Avatar
Active Dec 18 '18 at 07:51 PM

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Posted by Jasmin A.’s Avatar Jasmin A.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Jasmin;While I have not recruited for Respiratory Therapists nor have I ...

What's the biggest challenge of becoming a Respiratory Therapist?

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Active Oct 15 '18 at 06:13 AM

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Posted by Jasmin A.’s Avatar Jasmin A.

How did you pick a nursing specialty?

I have heard everything from people ready to set foot on the floor immediately, to having no clue where to start. Are there any tips or signs of what specialty would be best for a nurse? #nursing #medicine #nurse...

#healthcare

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Grace Lescano’s Avatar Teresa Bentley’s Avatar
Active Nov 12 '18 at 10:31 PM

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Posted by Elissa M.’s Avatar Elissa M.
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Grace Lescano | Cardiology and Critical Care Registered Nurse When I first started as a nurse, I had no idea ...

How do I know if the program I am in is good or not?

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Hwal Lee’s Avatar Nicole Ware’s Avatar
Active Feb 02 at 08:57 PM

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Posted by Isabelle M.’s Avatar Isabelle M.
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Hwal Lee | PA-S Isabelle,I would say the answer depends on what you consider to ...
Courtney Riel’s Avatar
Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) This is a difficult question to answer as I am unaware ...

What will I be expecting if I go into Vet Tech at the University of Kingsville?

Also, is it possible to earn a medicine degree for Vet in Kingsville? or what is the process? #veterinary #veterinary-medicine #veterinarian #medicine...

#animals

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Courtney Riel’s Avatar
Active Oct 11 '18 at 08:36 AM

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Posted by Mary B.’s Avatar Mary B.
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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) I am not aware of the University of Kingsville however there ...

What's the difference in being a Vet Tech and holding a medicine degree in Vet?

I'm not sure how long both would be for. Apparently to have a degree in medicine for animals in TAMUK is four years, but in TAMU is to get a Ph.D. I'm not entirely sure of the depths of Veterinary degrees in different colleges but I'd like to be informed. #veterinary-medicine #veterinarian...

#medicine #veterinary

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Courtney Riel’s Avatar
Active Oct 11 '18 at 08:29 AM

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Posted by Mary B.’s Avatar Mary B.
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Courtney Riel | Zoo Keeper & Pet/House Sitter (Owner) You can become a Vet Tech through a college like Blinn ...

Can a medical student be in two different resident programs ?

I want to become a pediatrician and an OB/GYN. Is being in two different programs possible or will I have to be in a program for a certain amount of years?...

#medicine

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David George’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 06:40 AM

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Posted by Salome B.’s Avatar Salome B.
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David George | Psychic Detective at David George Psychic/Medium Salome, I have a friend who graduated from two residencies. Emergency ...

How was the transition from being a medical student to a resident?

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Ransi Somaratne MD MBA’s Avatar Sheila Jordan, PMP’s Avatar
Active Oct 26 '18 at 11:24 PM

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Posted by Marie Angelica P.’s Avatar Marie Angelica P.
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Ransi Somaratne MD MBA | Physician and Biotechnology Executive It was difficult for me because, as a medical student, I ...

As a psychologist, how are you able to cope with the people you are working with?

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Oct 10 '18 at 03:19 AM

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Posted by Marie Angelica P.’s Avatar Marie Angelica P.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Marie,People who must work with clients in high stress situations learn ...

Does where I get my undergraduate degree impact acceptance into Med School?

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Active Oct 03 '18 at 04:25 PM

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Posted by Kate K.’s Avatar Kate K.
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Mary Quiceno, MD, FAAN | Associate Professor of Neurology No, but you might have a greater chance for acceptance at ...

What is the best undergrad degree when pursuing a Medical degree?

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Active Oct 02 '18 at 03:19 PM

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Posted by Kate K.’s Avatar Kate K.
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James Holstein,M.D. Years ago was told not to be a classic premed student. ...

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