Career Questions tagged Physician

What criteria did you need to become a physician's assistant?

I am trying to plan my career as a physician's assistant and need guidance on now and where to start. #physician #medicine #medical...

#physician-assistant

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Active Nov 27 at 09:48 PM

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Posted by Jossie D.’s Avatar Jossie D.
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John Osborne | Director - External Affairs at AT&T I would start with some general education supporting your field like ...

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 at 12:24 PM

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Posted by Bavi R.’s Avatar Bavi R.

I am not sure if I want to go to nursing school or physician assistant school.

I love the medical field, but I am torn....

#physician

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Active Aug 17 at 03:11 PM

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Midwife Nurse & Midwife Physician Assistant

What is the different certification, degree, salary and job duty between a midwife nurse and a midwife physician assistant? #physicians-assistant #nurse #physician #nursing...

#midwife

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Active Jul 25 at 07:18 AM

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Will being an Emergency Medical Technician scar me for life?

I am currently enrolled in an EMT certification course offered at my school, and, though I am very very excited about it, I am also quite terrified at the possible situations I might encounter on a call. Do EMTs frequently feel burned out and emotionally drained? Also, is it possible for an EMT...

#physician #emergencymedicaltechnician #emergency #doctor #emt #ambulance

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Active Aug 18 at 02:35 AM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Isabel,The answer is: Only if you let it. Please research "how ...

What motivated you to continue on with school?

I know I have a long road ahead of me as I start this journey of one day becoming a doctor. For all those Doctors out there. Can you offer some advice on what you did to keep you motivated to stay the course and never give up on yourself even when times got hard. #doctor . #physician....

#medical #medical-school #college-degree #college #healthcare #medicine

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Active Jun 22 at 10:12 PM

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Christine Gazzara | Physical Therapist, Doctor of Physical Therapy at Ensign ... I was more and more motivated as I gained experience with ...

Challenges ahead of me as I seek my goal of being a Doctor?

What type of Road Blocks do I face as a minority female entering the Biology/Pre-Medicine fields for college? #biomedical #biology #doctor #physician #medical-field...

#medicine

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Active Jun 15 at 11:21 PM

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What can I do now that I am in college to get ahead in the medical field?

I am thinking about studying medicine. I am really interested in being a physician or an orthodontist. I would like to know of any programs online or available in person to get more knowledge of the field. I want to be sure of what I want to study before I start college. #doctor #field...

#medicine #physician #medical-field #college #orthodontist

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Laura Colombel’s Avatar Wendy Zenzen, MD’s Avatar
Active Aug 13 at 04:04 PM

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Posted by Angela A.’s Avatar Angela A.
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Laura Colombel | Healthcare Industry Strategist/Healthcare SMEs/Analytics & Research Hi, Angela. The best thing you can do to learn if ...

While in high school, how do you know if medical school is the right decision / path?

I'm currently a junior in high school, and just wondering how I can know whether or not I really want to go into medicine. I've heard that shadowing is a good way to find out, but I don't know any doctors and its really hard to find opportunities for people under 18. Suggestions? #medicine...

#medical-school #physician #highschool #healthcare

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Active 23 hours ago

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Rita Gleason | Technology Delivery Manager at Fannie Mae You should definitely check with your school guidance counselors to see ...

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 ...

Do you have to go to a prestigious university to get into a "good" medical school?

I plan to study to become a #physician after I graduate from high school. I want to attend a "good" #medical-school, but I don't know if I'll be able to get into one if I attend a #public-school. I know that it is mostly up to me on whether I make it or not. But I have to believe that...

#student-debt #ivy-league #premedical #medicine #premed #expensive

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Active Oct 22 at 01:04 PM

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Posted by Maria H.’s Avatar Maria H.
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Ransi Somaratne MD MBA | Physician and Biotechnology Executive No you do not. You need to have a good GPA, ...

What exactly does it mean to be a board-certified surgeon?

Why is it that board-certified physicians/surgeons are held to a higher standard than others? What exactly does it mean to be board-certified? Just more certificates from exams? How does one become board-certified? #boardcertified #surgeon #physician #doctor...

#certified

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Active Aug 14 at 01:54 AM

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Wendy Zenzen, MD | Neuroradiologist, Pediatric Interventional Radiologist, Medical Device Engineer, Independent ... Board certified is exactly that -a surgeon that has taken the ...

How could my salary, as an aspiring physician who is female and part of an under represented minority group, be affected in my future?

I have learned that in 2017 only about 34% of physicians were female. In addition to being female I am also a part of a minority group. I would like to know how these factors may play a role in determining my salary in my future career even though these facts have nothing to do with how I could...

#medicine #physician #female

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Active Mar 26 at 06:38 AM

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Posted by Ana R.’s Avatar Ana R.

How did you prepare yourself, as a student and an individual, for the MCAT?

Being a high school junior, I have experienced scheduling studying for the ACT with regular high school life. However, how were you able to balance such an imposing and important test, the MCAT, with college life? How were you able to find time to do things for yourself and offset that with...

#physician #doctor #medical-school #graduate-school #college #mcat #medicine #family-medicine #medschool

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Active Jun 14 at 07:33 PM

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Posted by Olivia W.’s Avatar Olivia W.
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Danielle Joanette-Kluck | Events Planner|Trainer|Advisor|Recruiter I haven't personally studied for the MCAT, but I worked for ...

What are the steps to become a Physician Assistant?

I am a junior who is discovering various occupations in the med field and one that caught my eye was a PA. How long would it take to be one and what steps should I take to get there, education and extracurricular wise? How hard would it be? Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks!...

#medicine #physician #physician-assistant #hospital-and-health-care #students-interested-in-career-as-physician-assistants

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William Cox, M.D.’s Avatar Mariolino Fernandes’s Avatar
Active Oct 15 at 08:21 PM

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William Cox, M.D. | Medical Practice Professional I would suggest you first explore why you decided to become ...

What are the main differences between a nurse with a PhD and a physician ?

I’ve always wanted to become a Doctor, lately my mind fluctuates between the three. #RN #medicine...

#physician

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Active Mar 14 at 03:20 AM

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Posted by Sundus J.’s Avatar Sundus J.
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Laura Colombel | Healthcare Industry Strategist/Healthcare SMEs/Analytics & Research MD and Phd are both higher degrees. MD stands for Doctor ...

What type of internships are good to become a physician?

I'm not sure what type of internships and which companies can provide me an impressive resume builder in terms of internships. #internships #doctor #pediatrics #science #medicine...

#physician

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Active May 15 at 11:13 PM

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Posted by Ramtin M.’s Avatar Ramtin M.
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Candace Bellamy | Singer/Songwriter at In My Lane It is exciting that you are pursuing medicine as a career. ...

As time goes on, does being a physician's assistant become harder and kind of boring to do?

I'm interested in becoming a physician's assistant, but I'm not sure if it's the right choice for me #physician...

#assistant

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Active Sep 20 '17 at 01:08 AM

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Posted by Bre'Shana A.’s Avatar Bre'Shana A.
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Andrea Caprio | Physician Assistant, Master of Business Administration (MBA) Hello, Working as a PA is very challenging work. Medicine is ...

Medical biochemistry vs clinical pathology

Hi. Recently I was searching information about medical residencies and I found out that laboratory medicine has some kind of two "similar" specialties. So, my question is: what are the main differences between a physician with a specialty in medical biochemistry and another one with clinical...

#medicine #biochemistry #physician #pathologist #healthcare

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Active Jan 29 at 01:31 PM

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Posted by Dave B.’s Avatar Dave B.
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Caroline Velasquez | Medical Field, Modeling ,Psychology and Marketing/Communication Biochemists and biophysicists play a key role in developing new medicines ...

What is the most important quality to have as a nurse, or someone who works in the medical profession in general?

Hi, everybody! I am hoping to become a nurse, and I was wondering, what do you think is the most important quality to have as a nurse? Or as someone who works in the medical profession in general? Thank you so much! #medicine #nursing #healthcare #pediatrics #physician #nicu...

#neonatal-nursing

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Patty Born’s Avatar Nancy Maleki’s Avatar Jocelyn M. Walker’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Angelina P.’s Avatar Angelina P.
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Patty Born | Case Manager/Delegating Nurse, RN, BSN, LMT Hi Angelina, I think the most important quality anyone entering the ...

What are factors to consider when looking at possible medical schools, as in what differentiates one program from another?

I plan to continue on to medical school to become a physician after receiving an undergraduate degree and am thinking ahead. #doctor #medicine #physician...

#emergency-medicine

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Madeline L.’s Avatar Madeline L.
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William Cox, M.D. | Medical Practice Professional What medical schools you decide to apply to is in part ...

What classes did you take in college to be a doctor?

This my back up plan. I am just wondering. #medicine #healthcare #physician...

#surgery

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Ransi Somaratne MD MBA’s Avatar Sanaz Rykwalder M.S, D.O’s Avatar Catherine Castillo’s Avatar
Active Oct 27 at 12:50 AM

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Posted by Montez M.’s Avatar Montez M.
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Ransi Somaratne MD MBA | Physician and Biotechnology Executive You need to complete pre-med requirements before you apply to medical ...

What major is required or essential to become a physician or medical professional?

I am going to be majoring in Biology and Business this upcoming year. I aspire to become a physician in the years to come. I just wanted to know if those majors would cover the pre-medical requirements. #medicine #college-major #college-admissions #physician #college-majors...

#premed

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Active Jun 30 at 01:26 PM

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Posted by Armine M.’s Avatar Armine M.
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James Garza | Owner, Self-employed at Garza Medical Association hi Armine, i've been a Family Physician for 20 years. i ...

What else can international physician work in USA without USMLE?

I have international medical degree and 7years experience but want to work ASAP #nurse #physician #nurse-practitioner #medical-research #physicians-assistant #clinical-research...

#medical-assisting

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Pramuditha Rajapakse’s Avatar Vickey Manning’s Avatar Susan Waldau’s Avatar Yi Jiang’s Avatar
Active May 20 at 01:30 AM

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Pramuditha Rajapakse | MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery).Colombo As an international graduate, I completed the boards to become a ...

To Become a Forensic Pathologist, do I Need to Have Lots of Medical Experience Beforehand?

I have been wanting to be a forensic pathologist ever since I entered the 6th grade. I understand that I need eight years of schooling and about 3-5 years doing residential work. However, does that mean work as a doctor for 3 to 5 years then finally become a forensic pathologist? That has...

#physician #medical-examiner #forensic-scientist #forensic-pathology #medical-education

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Tiffany S.’s Avatar Tiffany S.
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venkatesh Bhupathi | sr.tech at Dell Forensic pathologists are medical doctors who perform autopsies on deceased individuals ...

How did you decide on what you wanted to be?

I know I want to study something in the medical field, but I am still very indecisive. Sometimes I think of other careers to focus on but I'm not sure. I need advice on how to choose. I would like to know how a professional decided her/his career. #medicine #physician #photography...

#pharmaceuticals #chemicals #physical-therapy #medical-education #chemical-engineering

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Rashida Rahman’s Avatar Huong Lieu’s Avatar David Wuerth’s Avatar vineet Selvaraj’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:47 PM

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Posted by Genesis V.’s Avatar Genesis V.
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Rashida Rahman | Creative Volunteering can give you great insight. I found my way to ...

Stay in State or Abroad?

I only have family in Nevada and this is making me not study abroad because of our financial issues were currently dealing. If you were me, what would you choose? I would like to be a Physician Assistant or to be a dental hygienist and I don't know what would be the best choice. #psychology...

#physician #healthcare #public-health #dentistry #japan #psychotherapy #dental-hygienist

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Shulin Low’s Avatar Yi Jiang’s Avatar matthew adeleye’s Avatar
Active Nov 13 '17 at 02:28 AM

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Posted by Cheska H.’s Avatar Cheska H.
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Shulin Low | Ph.D., mucosal immunology Hi, I agree with Yi Jiang that having a medical license ...

Should I go for Physician Assistant or to be a Dental Hygienist

I am going for a bachelors degree but I am debating on which one to take. What do you think would be the best choice to a successful future? My heart is leaning more towards Dental Hygienist, however, in the state I currently live in, they do not have enough clinics for dental hygienist so the...

#physician #psychology #nursing #healthcare #dentistry #physicians-assistant #japan #dental-hygiene #dental-hygienist

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Active May 26 at 03:55 AM

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Posted by Cheska H.’s Avatar Cheska H.
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Hwal Lee | PA-S Hi Cheska,I see your question is from more than a year ...

Do you find the hands-on care of a physical therapist or the executive responsibility of a physician to be more rewarding?

I'm interested in becoming a physical therapist or a physician, specifically a PM&R (Physical Medicine and Rehab doctor). I've heard that physical therapy is one of the most rewarding occupations, but some say it can become monotonous. I've heard that being a doctor also rewarding, but a common...

#physical-therapist #physician #doctor #medicine #physical-therapy #pmnr

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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA’s Avatar Willy Reyes’s Avatar Kamilah DeBoest’s Avatar
Active Feb 21 at 12:02 AM

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Posted by Allison T.’s Avatar Allison T.
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Deborah R. Brandt, PT, DPT, CMA | Sense, Think, Move, movement activities for groups I have only been a physical therapist. Of the two, in ...

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