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Medicine as a career option
This page evaluates medicine as a career option. It provides information that can help you answer a question of the form Should I pursue a career in medicine?
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Many smart people consider learning medicine with the goal of becoming a practicing doctor. This page discusses medicine as a career option. Some people who study medicine transition to biomedical research. For more information on that, see biomedical research as a career option.
This page is still under preparation. In the meantime, check out the links below.
Who’s the happiest? (a breakdown by specialty)
The Deceptive Income of Physicians by Ben Brown, MD.
From the 80,000 Hours blog: