To be a doctor you must have the ability to take care and deal with sick and unstable patients. You need to remember that you will be in a hospital building for long hours trying to save lives. To be professionally trained to first be a doctor you would have to attend about 12 years of college including residency. You must have had completed a 4-year I graduate degree program, spend four years in medical school, and complete 3-7 years of residency training before you can qualify for a medical lisence. The more of degrees you have from medical college will benefit you with this job by being brought into a higher level of medical study and will greatly increase your slalary. The average salary for a professional Doctor is $325,000 a year, or $6,250 a week. Some characteristics and natural abilities that would benefit for this job is having a good stomach and not getting grossed out by a patients disease or appearance, being able to keep yourself calm during a bad situation, and staying healthy when coming into work and dealing with patients.