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Five career options for physicians beyond practicing

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Patient care may be the most common career path for physicians, but it isn't the only one out there.

Patient care may be the most common career path for physicians, but it isn't the only one out there. A medical degree opens the door to dozens of different career options. Some of them require additional schooling or the purchase of specialized equipment, while others — like becoming a medical writer — only require the willingness to sit down at a keyboard and share information and experiences. For physicians who are looking to step away from clinical work but still want to utilize their expertise and their degree, here are five alternative career options to consider.

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