Do you have a strong desire to help others and enjoy nurturing those who are sick and in need of help? If this sounds like you and you have a strong aptitude for science and mathematics a career in medicine or pharmacy may be right for you. Pharmacists and doctors who practice clinical medicine work with patients first hand in order to help treat disease and restore health for a happy life.
Clinical practice is not limited to primary care or emergency medicine. Clinicians practice in a wide array of specialties such as
- Pain Management
- Global Health
- Cardio-Vascular Medicine
- Genetics and Genetic Medicine
- Infection and Immunity
- Women’s Health
In addition to helping the sick these careers offer the opportunity to work on the cutting edge of science and technology. Doctors incorporate the latest breakthroughs in pharmacology in the treatment of their patients. New medicines are approved almost daily for diseases such as cancer, AIDS, and diabetes. They utilize state of the art robotics and diagnostic tools to identify ailments and perform surgeries that boast recovery times of days instead of weeks.