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Physician Medical Healthcare
 
Description    
Physicians diagnose, treat, and try to prevent human illness, disease, or injury. They perform many functions, including but not limited to: analysis of patient histories, physical examinations, and interpretations of diagnostic tests. Physicians stress preventive care and often counsel their patients on better health care practices. They help patients through life-threatening situations and severe illnesses. Physicians use accepted methods of medical treatment, including pharmaceutical agents and surgical procedures. There are two types of physicians: allopathic physicians, better known as the M.D. (medical doctor), and osteopathic physicians, better known as the D.O. (doctor of osteopathic medicine).
     
Annual Pay Education Needed Where to Get Education
$130,000 MD or DO, several years residency depending on speciality, and completion of state and national exams Elon U (PRE), Guilford Co (PRE), High Point U (PRE), UNCG-JSNN (PRE), WFU (MD)
     
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Full professors Job Family: Medical Educator Cluster: Healthcare
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Salary Range: $42,000-$77,000
Education offered at: UNCG-JSNN (MSN, Cert), WSSU (MSN)
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