Career Spotlight: Doctor


In this episode we will explore what it takes to become a doctor. We hope this will shed some light from an insider point of view.

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Many students dream of becoming a doctor, helping people, saving lives. Shows on TV such as Grey’s Anatomy, House MD, and Binnelanders portray being a doctor as glamorous, exciting, and rich. It’s no wonder so many people strive to become a doctor.

The reality is a little different from the TV. Medical students study for 5 or 6 years and then have 3 years of service in government hospitals before they may start in private practice. Training in government hospitals