Primary Care Physician

By: Jordyn Robinson 3rd hour

Basic Information About Primary Care Physicians

  • Diagnose and treat a wide variety of diseases
  • Advise on preventative health care practices
  • Work in offices, clinics, hospitals, or medical schools
  • Usually work more than 40 hours a week
  • Need a state medical license
  • Job outlook is very good in the next few years
  • Training usually lasts 10 years after high school
  • Usually work more than 40 hours a week
  • A earn an average of $140,000
  • Work with patients of all ages
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Education Needed

High School Courses

  • Advanced courses in math, science, english, and social studies
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Foreign language
  • Statistics and probability

College education

  • Undergraduate in pre-medicine
  • Four-year medical school
  • Additional 3-5 years specializing in internal medicine completing residency experiences
  • Need to get a state medical license


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Primary care physician job opening. You will diagnose and treat a wide variety of diseases and advise on preventative health care practices. You will work in a clinic and maybe needed at the hospital. You will need a state medical license or obtainable. The starting salary is $137,000. Based on experience.