ERIC Number: ED108933
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
A Career in Medicine. Revised Edition.
Rosenthal, Neal H.
This publication, a pamphlet included in the B'nai B'rith Occupational Brief Series, directs attention to the many fields of work that are concerned with our nation's health. This career brief focuses on the physician, the key occupation among many in the field of medicine. A list of the specialties recognized by the American Medical Association is presented. Location of employment and working condition factors are described. The need for licensure, the personal qualifications, the educational requirements and a brief description of premedical training are briefly summarized and presented in this booklet. Medical school educational costs, earnings, career advantages and disadvantages and employment outlook are other topics presented. Opportunities for women physicians are proposed as favorable. Related occupations are listed. A selected bibliography is included. (EB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Medical Education, Medicine, Pamphlets, Professional Education
B'nai B'rith Career and Counseling Services, 1640 Rhode Island Avenue, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20036 (Free)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: B'nai B'rith, Washington, DC. Career and Counseling Services.