Family and General Practitioner

By: Candy Carrillo

Description

Physicians who diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases and injuries that commonly occur in the general population.

-Prescribe or administer treatment, therapy, medicaton, vaccination, and other specialized medical care.

-Deliver babies

-Advise patients and community members concerning diet, activity, hygiene, and disease prevention.

Salary

Starting doctors: $82,630

Experienced doctors:$225,00

Colleges

Job Outlook

2012-2022: Faster than average (15% to 21%)