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Old 10-30-2010, 10:31 AM   #1
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So You Want to be a Doctor

So you want to be a Doctor, here's a handy dandy chart from NAG, to help you choose a field.
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Old 10-30-2010, 12:09 PM   #2
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Surgery - believe it's the only specialty that actually cures the patient

Dermatology - never cures, but charges $ for lifetime of the patient

Chief of Staff - believes medical training is not necessary - only MBA
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Old 10-30-2010, 12:35 PM   #3
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Radiologists are crazy, too. The main trait is: want to be a doctor, but don't like dealing with people (talking to them, getting germs from them, etc.)? Want to sit in a room by yourself all day, and/or possibly just work from home in your pajamas, looking at pictures on an array of high-res monitors and dictating gibberish into a telephone?
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Old 10-30-2010, 01:56 PM   #4
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That chart is absolutely true. Short paths, but the ER and shrink parts are 100% correct.
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Old 10-30-2010, 02:16 PM   #5
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My path would be that of the ER doc.
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Old 10-30-2010, 02:29 PM   #6
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Wait, where's the bit about the TARDIS?
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Old 10-30-2010, 03:40 PM   #7
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Anaesthesiologists aren't sane.... although I guess they may be when they start out.....
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Old 10-30-2010, 11:50 PM   #8
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It's trying to tell people what they do after three drinks that messes them up.
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Old 10-31-2010, 02:26 AM   #9
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Anesthesiologists are a gas.
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Old 10-31-2010, 07:12 AM   #10
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Does that make Gynaecologists cunts?
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Old 10-31-2010, 07:37 AM   #11
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That's worth pointing out--every Obstetrician I've ever met has been humble and kind. They are the only ones who are fully aware that they are not God.
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Old 11-01-2010, 11:59 AM   #12
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every Obstetrician I've ever met has been humble and kind.
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:06 PM   #13
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Maybe because Obstetricians know they aren't in charge, just witness to the process. They pass on what they've learned from seeing it happen so many times, but mother nature is calling the shot's for the most part.
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Old 11-01-2010, 07:45 PM   #14
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Old 11-03-2010, 12:13 PM   #15
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