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8 career options all doctors can consider
 

8 career options all doctors can consider

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Medical school is a tumultuous roller coaster ride, and before you know it, you will be done and dusted with it. You will then find yourself standing at a crossroads, trying to determine which path to take.So here are just a few select choices that you as a fresh doctor might want to consider exploring:
 
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13 Jul 2016 - General
 
I thought the title for this article is a bit misleading. I believe that careers options are the ends themselves and not the earning of the various degrees and academic credentials which are stated in the article. By stating only the academic credentials only, it misrepresents the difficulty in getting into the other career tracks which a doctor can get into. A few options which I can think of which can be added to the article include: Business Consultant, Law Professional( JD), entrepreneur. I ...
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MPH is Master in Public Health, while MBA is Master of Business Administration. Both run parallel after , but both career options provide different oppurtunities. While MPH is more of medical field, MBA is widely oriented. With MPH, you can get easy placements in hospital, with MBA, you can get job almost anywhere, but with a loss, that a non-medico can also do mba. It's all upto you, but i will give a thumbs up to mph rather than mba as your career option. You shall stand apart from others...
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@Marinelle: It really is good to have options. I was suggesting to my batch mate, who is in her senior year in general surgery, to take the USMLE but maybe not a good idea unless you want to repeat your residency training if you want to practice in the US. I am hoping for better future in our clinical setting here in the Philippines with the new administration. I like to remain hopeful. New Zealand is quite open to specialized doctors at the moment and if you are willing to learn another languag...
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This is a good article. I am actually considering to take the Australian Medical Council (AMC) licensure examinations, although I have reservations because I am in my senior year of residency training and its really quite hectic. I am still wondering if I can juggle both residency training and preparing for the exam. One of the requirements prior to taking it is to pass a language proficiency exam,such as the IELTS. If I decide to push through with my plans, I will take my IELTS exam towards the...
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Hi Jennifer, are you US trained? Did you do a residency in the states? Where's your medicalSchool? As far as I'm concerned there are five centres for step 2 CS - Houston, Los Angeles, Philedelphia, Chicago and Atlanta. For a graduate who wants to continue to pursue his/her career after medical school there is only one main option - clinical or non clinical. If clinical then have to decide to become a specialist or be a general practitioner. The latter in some countries does not require p...
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MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) is a degree awarded to medical graduates in Sri Lanka and as far as I know in India. It is equivalent to a MD (Doctor of Medicine) given im other countries. But in Sri Lanka, MD stands for masters postgraduate examinations. After MBBS, medical graduates can choose to sit for masters examination in any main specialty. There are two parts in this examination. Passing MD part 1 makes you a medical registrar in that particular specialty and passing MD...
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There are several options available for us doctors after obtaining our medical degree. The article only mentioned MBBS graduates but from what I understand, correct me if I’m wrong, it is actually equal to Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)? This I actually am not sure about as MBBS is not available here in the Philippines. After finishing your degree, depending on where you obtained it, you would need to take a year of post-graduate internship and take the local boards to be able to practice in the said...
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