Preventive Medicine Physicians
Prescribe medicine for patients
By: Lauren Estes
Job Responsibilities: Research about diseases, identify groups at risk for specific diseases, manage programs in specific areas
Education needed: Around eight years of college
Experience needed: Out of the 8 years of college 4 of Medical school
Degree: Doctoral degree
Personal traits: Critical analyzing, always learning, constant listener, social, awareness of patients, decision making
Work place: Doctor's office, hospital
Companies: Air Force Professions, Life Line Screening, Hadley & Associates, MedStar
Salary for annual average: $187,200
Growth: Faster than average (15% to 21%)
Related careers: Health Specialists, Pathologists, Hospital worker, Medicine manger
Interesting Facts: Some physicians can work with one patient multiple times, as a regular.
Some physicians went to Africa to treat Ebola patients
Physicians prescribe different medicines to different people for their health.