Doctors

How Much Do Doctors in Other Countries Make?

In response to Uwe Reinhardt’s recent post on “rationing” doctors’ salaries, a number of readers wrote in asking about physician compensation in other countries. Doing a direct comparison of remuneration across different countries is tricky because the same salary may allow for different standards of living in different places. But …

6 ways doctors can make their money work for them
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6 ways doctors can make their money work for them

You’ve worked hard for your money, now make sure it works for you. We all want our money to grow and grow and be there for us when we ask for it, serve as our nest egg during retirement, eventually go to our kids, grandkids and charitable accounts when we …

5 Highest Paid Medical Residency Programs in US
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5 Highest Paid Medical Residency Programs in US

We love doctors and doctors love helping people, not getting rich! Those who don’t come from money must understand that it’s a major investment to go into medicine. So it’s only natural for most of them to get insight into the 5 highest paid medical residency programs in the US. …

Choosing a Medical Speciality Based on Your Personality
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Choosing a Medical Speciality Based on Your Personality

When people ask me what I want to be when I grow up, I tell them I’m going to be a doctor. Then, I have a mini-existential crisis when I realize I’m 22 years old and almost a full-blown “grown-up.” Usually, after that, they ask me what kind of doctor I …

In what Country is It Easiest to Become a Doctor?
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In what Country is It Easiest to Become a Doctor?

Although all countries require the completion of medical school in order to become a doctor, the duration and intensity of these programs vary somewhat between different countries. For instance, some countries, such as the United States and Canada, require medical students to complete their undergraduate before entering medical school, necessitating eight or …

3 things women doctors need to succeed
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3 things women doctors need to succeed

“There was porn in the call room the first night I slept there.” The call room is the room where doctors sleep — if they have minutes to catch some sleep — when they are on call. When you’re the first female doctor to ever be on the service, apparently …