Among the many choices med students make is between community medicine and academic medicine.
- Doctors who practice community medicine make more than academic physicians (sometimes lots more).
- As it often does, the question of which to choose depends on which aspect of each you can live without.
- The co-hosts also visit with Santa, because Dave’s been naughty, to answer pop quiz questions on holiday crimes.
Santa Claus is on hand for this episode to help listener Josh with his dilemma: which life should Josh choose, that of a community physician or an academic physician? As M4 Emma Barr, M1 Matt Engelken, MD/PhD student Aline Sandouk, and M4 Madeline Cusimano see it, there’s lots to consider. For instance, do you want to teach and do research? Do you want to make a lot of money? What kind of patient population do you want to work with?
Plus, Santa gives the co-hosts a pop quiz on weird holiday crimes.
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