3 Easiest Countries to Work as a Doctor
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3 Easiest Countries to Work as a Doctor

Ever wondered which are the 6 easiest countries to work as a doctor? In today’s times, we live in such a connected world that it’s hard not to think about how your career would be if you were living in another country. There are many factors to consider when saying …

Is a good doctor one who finishes medical school on time?
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Is a good doctor one who finishes medical school on time?

Compared to half a century ago, medical students are now learning different skills to adapt to the ever-changing landscape of healthcare. “Today’s students are learning about healthcare costs and how to work in teams. They are moving away from hospital settings and training in community centres and even in patients’ …

How does it really feel to perform surgery for the very first time?
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How does it really feel to perform surgery for the very first time?

Sure you’ll know what you’re doing and had plenty of practice on things that aren’t people. Sure you’ve watched others doing it. But what’s it like the very first time you cut somebody open to make them healthy? Is there extra fear of messing it up? Were you fairly confident? …

Aee Doctors Unhappy and Why?
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Are Doctors Unhappy and Why?

As a medical student, I was often unhappy. I would be stressed about the next exam, downtrodden after a surgeon just yelled at me in the OR, or worried that I may not match into the residency of my choice. These are just some of the feelings that doctors-in-training experience …

Physicians, Too Busy for Vacation? Try These 3 Tips
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Physicians, Too Busy for Vacation? Try These 3 Tips

When life gets incredibly busy and stressful, most of us think “I sure could use a vacation.” But if you’re anything like me, your next thought is probably, “I’m way too busy to take a vacation.” Last year, a nonprofit advocacy organization called Project: Time Off released a study that …

Why doctors marry doctors: Exploring medical marriages
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Why doctors marry doctors: Exploring medical marriages

Nearly 40 percent of physicians are likely to marry another physician or health care professional, according to the 2014 Work/Life Profiles of Today’s Physician released last year by AMA Insurance. Many physicians marry other health care workers because of life timing and availability, said Steve Sherick, MD, an emergency medicine …

5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Be Highly Paid
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5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Be Highly Paid

All right, I’m biased. I’ll admit it. I think doctors, especially me, should make a gazillion dollars. Now that we have that disclosure out of the way, I’d like to explore five reasons why we (as a society) shouldn’t want physician pay to go lower. 1) Physicians provide a valuable …

The Truth About Dating Doctors; And Dating as Doctors
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The Truth About Dating Doctors; And Dating as Doctors

Imagine the following scenario: a couple is enjoying a romantic dinner at a candlelit restaurant, staring lovingly into each other’s eyes, electricity in the air, along with the aroma of a gourmet meal. Then suddenly, a sound interrupts the scene. A heartbeat? A piano? Nope. It’s a pager, and one …

8 Doctors Share The Worst Injuries They've Ever Seen
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8 Doctors Share The Worst Injuries They’ve Ever Seen

If you work in the healthcare field, then you’ve probably seen the most intimate and disgusting things about human beings that most other people have. You get to know not only their medical and personal histories (because their lives are on the line) but you usually see them at their …