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Highlights of a Career in Medicine

Posted by medliorator on April 19, 2009

8. You relieve more than just physical pain. Particularly in primary care, you address your patients’ vulnerability to not just disease, but also to loneliness, fear, and anxiety.

6. You have actual job security. Yes, the recession has hit every sector, including healthcare. But even employed docs who lose a job don’t stay out of work for long, unless they choose to. There are way more people who need doctors than there are doctors.

3. You’re never bored. Boy, it’s always something, isn’t it? Remember the time that woman had her baby in your waiting room? Or the kid who managed to stuff a golf ball up her nose? Physicians have great stories.

The List: Top 10 Reasons to Be Happy You’re a Doctor [Physicians Practice]

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