Careers for physicians in business and management consulting

Careers for physicians in business and management consulting

Business savvy physicians who have a general interest in influencing medicine from a more global scale may be interested in working in business consulting or practice management positions. There are a number of global firms working to improve healthcare that seek to hire physicians to serve as consultants to their clients.

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Careers for physicians in the financial sector

Careers for physicians in the financial sector

Physicians with great financial management skills, an eye for the next great investment, and an interest in consulting may enjoy one of the many ways they can provide financial consulting. Venture capitalism (or another form of financial consulting) can prove to be a great move for physicians looking to make a career shift or supplement their income.

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Medical-legal consulting for physicians

Medical-legal consulting for physicians

Physicians with an interest in legal justice may find providing expert medical opinion or advising a legal team for case preparation to be quite rewarding. Many simply find it to be a great way to supplement a clinical career.

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Careers for physicians in healthcare administration

Careers for physicians in healthcare administration

As healthcare institutions continue to grow and the landscape of medicine continues to evolve, there is an increasing need for physician leaders in healthcare administration. Physicians have the insight of working within the system and know the unique challenges that clinicians face in providing care to their patients.

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Global health and non-profit careers for physicians

Global health and non-profit careers for physicians

Physicians, particularly those with public health, global health, healthcare administration, or business backgrounds may find that there is no shortage of positions in nonprofits around the world that could benefit from physician knowledge and training.

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Careers for physicians in public health and population medicine

Careers for physicians in public health and population medicine

Physicians or medical professionals with a strong interest in preventive health and working to improve patient health on a larger scale may enjoy a position in public health. By working at the population versus the individual patient level, physicians can help research and enact public health programming that will affect the health of the general public.

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Governmental and public policy careers for physicians

Governmental and public policy careers for physicians

Although many physicians may dread the bureaucracy, political maneuvering, and protocols involved in government work, it is incredibly important that physicians have a say in the legislation that affects the health of the citizens of the United States, whether nationally or on a local scale.

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Physician leadership development programs with pharma companies

Physician leadership development programs with pharma companies

Physician leadership development programs can be an efficient way to transition from traditional medicine to a rewarding and lucrative career in the pharmaceutical or medical technology industry. These programs are developed and sponsored by large companies that see the value in introducing early-career physicians to the range of roles in the industry that require the knowledge, experience, and clinical expertise that doctors and healthcare professionals have to offer.

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10 skills you already have that lend themselves to a non-clinical career

10 skills you already have that lend themselves to a non-clinical career

There’s a tendency among physicians who are considering leaving clinical medicine to feel that they’re not adequately prepared or lacking the appropriate skill set for the new work. Even if you’ve spent your entire career to date in a clinical setting, you’ve acquired and used skills that are vital for a non-clinical career – even one that is only tangentially related to medicine.

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Jobs for physicians in the pharmaceutical industry

Jobs for physicians in the pharmaceutical industry

By far one of the most popular non-clinical career choices for physicians is a job in the pharmaceutical sector. Pharmaceutical companies need physicians to help them in various areas including designing research studies, evaluating drug safety, and communicating their message to other physicians.

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