Primary Care Physician
You'll get a treat if you treat a disease! By: Teagan 2 hr
Information about Primary Care Physicians!
- Primary care physicians diagnose different diseases
- They treat all different diseases.
- They are On-Call for 365 days of the year in case of emergencies.
- They usually work about 6 out of the 7 days of the week.
- Primary care physicians work in an office and clinic with access to medical diagnostic equipment and laboratories
- You need to have a bachelors degree and have completed medical school.
- They get paid from a range of $92,000-$166,000 or more.
- You need to be able to work well with people.
- Care includes early intervention
- They give advise to on preventative health care practices.
Pros and Cons
Cons- 1. There is a lot of schooling to go through(bachelors degree, pre med, and medical school). 2. You are on-call for 365 days of the year. 3. Sometimes you can work long hours.
Helpful Highschool and College Courses
- Physical science
- Advanced biology
- Human anatomy/physiology
- Foreign language
- AP English
- General Biology with lab
- General Chemistry with lab
Colleges That I Could Attend For This Career
University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
Pros- 1. Tuition is only $8,800 2. They offer internships. 3. For room and board it's $7,300
Cons- 1. They don't have a dance team. 2. To drive home it's a few hours. 3. It's $400 just for books.
University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
Pros- 1. Tuition is only $7,684 2. Room and Board is only $7,192. 3. It's not a very far commute when I go home.
Cons- 1. There isn't a dance team 2. The cost for books is $500. 3. They don't have medical school there so I would need to go somewhere else too.
Unversity of Saint Thomas
Pros- 1. There is a dance club there. 2. It's a private school. 3. It has a really good program for this career.
Cons- 1. It would be a really long drive back home. 2. The tuition is $37,264. 3. For other expenses it's $3,825.
"Primary Care Physician - Doctors Medi Center Carteret NJ." Doctors Medi Center. Web. 14 Jan. 2016.
Jeffress, D., and Bronwyn Harris. WiseGeek. Conjecture. Web. 14 Jan. 2016.