Pediatrician

What kind of education

  • 4 years of undergraduate courses at a college or university

  • After completing college, you will need to attend 4 years of Medical School

  • 4 years college + 4 years medical school + 3 years of residency = 11 years (after high school).

Daily life of a pediatrician

  • The average pediatrician sees about 127 patients a weThere are

  • appointments for kids who are sick, like with an ear infection or poison ivy, and well child appointments, when kids get their checkups and shots


Charateristics of a Pediatrician

  • Good-natured personality

  • Sensitive

  • - “Easy-going for medical people”

  • - Ability to accept delayed gratification

  • - Enjoy high level of interaction and direct care for people

  • - Tolerant of the faults of others

  • - Comfortably around children (in general, but even when they are sick in particular)

  • - Enjoy a variety of activities

  • - Be outgoing

  • - Accepting of schedule disruptions

  • - Enjoy teaching people