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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 …

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Practising medicine: Is it better in a hospital or your own private practice?
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Practising medicine: Is it better in a hospital or your own private practice?

The brain drain involving medical doctors does not only include relocation to a foreign Country, but also involves doctors leaving government employment to take up positions in privately owned clinics/hospitals. While the major reason informing this relocation is financial in nature, other factors are considered as well. Remuneration How much …

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6 ways doctors can make their money work for them
Doctors

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 …

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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. …

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2-year-old defies odds: Learns to walk after rare stage 4 cancer
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2-year-old defies odds: Learns to walk after rare stage 4 cancer

As she gets older, Zéa is realizing that she’s different. While wearing ballet slippers, the little girl who loves to bop around to music looked at her mother and said, “My feet are broken, Mama.”  But Zéa — with the help of her family, doctors and a variety of physical …

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7 Acne Myths You Need to Stop Believing
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7 Acne Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Acne spoils not just the appearance but the mood as well. Acne treatment is tightly connected with lots of myths that will not help to defeat this problem…and they might even make things worse. Bright Side presents the most widespread myths and shares how to protect your skin from harm and get rid of acne as quickly as possible. …

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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 …

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Being a good medical student doesn’t mean you’ll be a good doctor
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Being a good medical student doesn’t mean you’ll be a good doctor

There is a saying that you enter medical school wanting to help people but exit it wanting to help yourself. It may be a cynical view, but a realistic one. The criteria for being a good medical student are far different from being a good doctor. Medical education may be …

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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 …

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