Family And General Practicioners

Family and General Practitioners Job Description

About Family and General Practicioners

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population. They are not considered as a full treatment doctor. These doctors will find what problems you may have and if serious they will send you to a more specific field to help with your needs.

About Family And General Practicioners

Education/Training Requirements

Doctors are required to have at least a bachelor's degree once they enter medical school. The majors recommended to take is Biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and English. Before entering a higher area a student should volunteer at a local hospital to obtain experience in healthcare earlier than others. A PhD:(Doctoral Degree) is required in order to become a licences doctor.


Doctors tend to have more working hours than usual. However they tend to work only 2-3 days a week so not much is taken away from their personal time. It may become demanding and no social time, only taking responsibility for patients health and well being. Stress will be created since patients will be consecutively coming in need.

Salary Information

Family and General Practitioners are paid up to 81.03$ each hour which adds up to 14k monthly. At this rate these types of doctors are paid 173,175$ annually.

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My Motivation

High School

Consider taking higher classes that are in the health pathway and achieve career experience by volunteering at a local hospital.