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[–]hsmooth83[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (2 children). As a Canadian, I have never seen such low interests rates for Americans - always see 5-9% floating around..and on my own financial aid presentations during american med school interviews. AMA. This marked about a 21.5% increase for PCPs from 2015, and about a 20% increase for Specialists. I know one physician who sees 30 pts a day but has one of the highest patient satisfaction scores, and also one of the highest quality marker scores (i.e. [–]Negative_SplitsADMITTED 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (11 children). I been to bars but never got super drunk and have sex a lot or hookup due to commuting and schoolwork. Thanks, [–]skyguy246MS1 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago (1 child). Maybe a super rural FM position where you're the only doc in town and you're always on call? haha - PA / Physician couples are the best ! Ive read several books about the experiences of doctors and the book I am reading now called Better by Dr Gawande talks about the need for doctors to be relentless in their pursuit of perfection for their patients. Next on our bucketlist: Southern Africa - the Great Migration. I've been asked by my own patients perhaps 5 times in the last 3 years what a DO is. Salary, while not a huge factor, is a small concern for me, and I'd … What kinds of clinical experience did you have going into medical school, and how strongly did they influence your choice of specialty, if at all? Go to the most affordable med school you can get in to. If you look anywhere aside from the large metro areas on either the west or east coast, you're much more likely to find jobs that pay $200k+. In a family medicine clinic, do you think it is possible to reduce the number of patients seen in a day while increasing the amount of time spent with each patient to a level where you can still take home around 75k a year after overhead working 5 or 6 days a week? My family doctor growing up was sort of my inspiration so I'd always pictured having a practice like him. # of patients whose diabetes is well controlled, well controlled hypertension, % of people getting their cancer screening done, etc). [–]hsmooth83[S] 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (2 children). So while you can theoretically take 6-8 weeks vacation, you lose out on that same amount of time in income. If your residents like you, they'll help you out. I currently practice as an employed physician in a large multi-specialty medical group. It can't be that they drink 4 sodas and 2 burgers for lunch Why can't I see my post? If you get bored - you can always do other things. I also came to the States as a non-American - having gone through immigration and I benefited from doing the H1B visa program which is currently also under the crosshairs of the administration. [–]hsmooth83[S] 25 points26 points27 points 3 years ago (8 children). It's weird -- sometimes I get a sense of jealousy and animosity from our own family members when we tell them about some plans for our trips. :), [–]hsmooth83[S] 11 points12 points13 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]gotlactosePHYSICIAN 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (0 children). Their patients can come see you whenever they need to because you're not as busy as you would be working for a clinic. [–]Seltonik 5 points6 points7 points 3 years ago (1 child). Whether this also changes your outlook in terms of getting residency positions / med school acceptance...we'll need to wait and see. Visit PayScale to research family physician / doctor salaries by city, experience, skill, employer and more. Best food? Like, they need to make sure the right number of nursing staff, PSRs, and other ancillary staff can be there when I want to be there too. Full size regulation size basketball court, with upper track and weight area. Did you have to choose b/w IM and FM? [–]throwawaymcat2MS1 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child), I'm also a premed interested in doing FM and I just wanted to thank you for doing this! They'll just make you second guess yourself. Do you do a lot of procedures, or do something else to boost your income? Good luck on your applications. I wanted a good outpatient based education in residency. When ranking your match list, was family medicine your most-preferred specialty? However on the flip side, in my graduating med school class -- we matched into all sorts of specialties. You aren't a burger flipper. Thanks! One thing I've learned after 3 years - you never know WHAT is gonna come through that door. A key component of being relentless is listening to the patient and understanding their situation by digging deeper into their stories. Haha could I possibly shadow? Saw them in follow up. Basically if you live in almost anywhere else you'd make good money. There's so much to know, you could still learn something every day. Also, I was never super afraid to just say "I'm not sure what that is". It's sometimes taken away and dampered our excitement to share with them some of the cool experiences we've had, unfortunately. We live comfortably af. On a day to day basis I feel like I practice how I want, but there are still over arching 'rules' you have to follow that are set forth by the higher ups. It's better to say you don't know than to take a wild guess or act like a know-it-all med student. Actually we don't really know what more we can do with all this extra income we have. I get 4 weeks of vacation per year, which my non-medical family and friends can't believe because it's more than their 2 weeks per year. Denver, Colorado 2. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed FM when shadowing. How many hours do you work in a given day and how many patients do you see? Is that true? Sure. Actually, yea, this was described in Better, I think it was about a few new docs that did this in a small town that eventually expanded too big and the new doctors they hired didn't have the same zeal and instead started to cut corners. There's always something you have to do...there's never really a time when you're totally 'free' of responsibilities. Topping the list is New York, with New Hampshire and Vermont close behind in second and third. If you're having trouble finding someone to shadow, I recommend just shooting an email to the human resources department at the hospital / health system in your area. [–]DemNeuronsMS4 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child). Salary estimates are based on 549 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Family Physician employees. [–]hsmooth83[S] 8 points9 points10 points 3 years ago (0 children). Some may ask about the difference if they see my degree, out of curiousity. Filesharing is prohibited in this subreddit. Has being a DO ever affected your salary/made it harder to find a job? Hah now I fully feel like a motivational speaker. If this means anything -- I will be taking a new job in a top 20 size metro area (population 3-5 million), working and living right in the city, and will make $256k next year minimum. [–]Jus_do_it24 5 points6 points7 points 3 years ago (1 child). [–]DMcCrayCrayUNDERGRAD 24 points25 points26 points 3 years ago (1 child). He provides full-spectrum family medicine care including maternal/fetal care and obstetrics, screening and diagnostic endoscopy and a wide variety of other clinic and hospital-based procedures. [–][deleted] 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (1 child). Work smarter, not necessarily harder. How often do you get people in your community that you know or friends that come up to you and ask for a diagnosis? They had live jazz band that evening too and it was a great night out. I was interested in only an outpatient based, non surgical specialty, and something that I could reasonably get in to with my less than stellar med school grades and board scores. What was your backup plan if becoming a physician didn't work out for you? [–]ODhopeful 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (2 children). To further help reassure you or others -- I was bottom third in my med school class percentile. Rounding 1 in 6 Sundays usually about 6 hours. Coincidentally, those are highly valued skills as a physician. [–]hsmooth83[S] 5 points6 points7 points 3 years ago (4 children). [–]hsmooth83[S] 8 points9 points10 points 3 years ago (4 children). [–]hsmooth83[S] 23 points24 points25 points 3 years ago (3 children), [–]Astrikos 10 points11 points12 points 3 years ago (2 children), [–]TimeSpace1 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (1 child), Definitely another time for a /r/premed connections 10/10, [–]hsmooth83[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]RenomitsuMS2 14 points15 points16 points 3 years ago (4 children). I had a friend who picked DO over MD and I was flabbergasted. Yeah, medical school was probably just as fun as college for me. Thanks for doing this. Then you probably have other things to work on too to be less stressed. As in, you get freedom to choose working hours, don't have to listen as much to administrators, etc? [–]hsmooth83[S] 10 points11 points12 points 3 years ago (6 children). Company - Private. practicing in real life >>>>>>>>>>> med school >> residency. [–]hsmooth83[S] 13 points14 points15 points 3 years ago (5 children). Idk...hoping you can spread some light into this or give a new way for prospective pre-med/med students to think about this field. Also, what's some of the best food you've had traveling? I'm assuming hospitals would prefer an IM trained physician more in a metro area. Home call 1 in every 11 weekdays. I don't want to be stuck working or being on call most of my time. Family Physician salaries in your area. It's crazy, and an honor, to be a part of your patient's life. Easiest/most interesting? You may want to look up and read about the 'Direct Primary Care' model. They also are more curious and sometimes even want to learn a few osteopathic techniques for themselves. But also don't forget to take time to enjoy life even if you're going through premed classes, MCAT studying, med school admissions, exams, and Step 1, 2, 3. Im applying to medical school and Im a patient as well so often I am torn on the conflict between the need to see many patients in a short period of time and giving patients the best care possible. Was amazing. Did you have a roommate during med school? Sometimes I run a little bit over if we end up talking about end of care goals or other things like that. Plus I lived in a new city and didn't know as many people to ball with. If you could go back in time to your premed self, what would you tell them? Or give talks at your YMCA or college. So make sure you enjoy today too! Hey thanks for the ama. If thinking more within the US -- Charleston SC has a very world-class food scene. I like my specialty. Vermont beats the national average by 4.9%, and New York furthers that trend with another $29,863 (14.4%) above the $208,024. Job Highlights. They are one of the only specialties with increasing income in the US. From my perspective, as someone going in med-peds, the major disadvantage of FM is that the training is too superficial, they do not get the respect they merit from their colleagues, there's no potential for subspecialization, and the pay is inadequate. We’ve identified nine states where the typical salary for a Physician job is above the national average. Family medicine is a branch of medicine “devoted to comprehensive health care … Most docs don't start making an attending salary until early 30s. 3) What specialties would you recommend if I value lifestyle just as much as you? I was under the impression that in FM salaries above $200K were pretty rare, with about $170K being more common. I'm happy for the most part. I probably averaged 2-3 hours of study each day on top of the studying for med school classes. That sounds great! Figured I'd open one up here to. It seems like these days most people within the medical community know what a DO is. Take time to take care of yourself, spend time with family, and go out and do fun things like your own hobbies and date. I heard these don't really help compensation wise but rather helps you diversify your career. How do you see legislation affecting your job/the career outlook for aspiring physicians? You're welcome! 3) It's funny, my high school non-med school friends at the time always thought it'd be a surefire thing to help attract the opposite sex when at a bar or club. I personally don't feel worried about systems hiring PAs/NPs - but there should still be a good, ethical supervising physician overseeing things. When you get into residency try to maximize your Roth 401 accounts. By choosing to practice in the active Army, you'll receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes a competitive salary and financial incentives such as medical school loan repayment. I've had colleagues that ultimately took a year or 2 sabbatical and went and did locums in New Zealand. 5) Sure, if that's what you want to do. But then you get labeled as that skanky doctor. Every Mon off. On my last contract I successfully negotiated an extra $30k of salary / bonus. 501 to 1000 employees. Nothing too crazy so far up until this point. Please share some stories about the smart ass patients if it's not too traumatizing! During the easier rotations I'd play every few weeks. If you're serious send me a message. I may have missed it? Please pass the promethazine. What would you recommend as far as eateries? Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education , certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. Like pick up extra urgent care shifts. I'm all for the AI train and post-scarcity, but if you think a physician's job is the first to go, I question your (not you, but all of these people who believe this) intelligence. $208,284. In some places, it's really taken off. Met lots of new people, dated, new hobbies. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child), [–]hsmooth83[S] 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (0 children). I'm on the west coast though, so it's not really plausible. Doctors in these metropolitan areas are most in-demand by employers based on recruitment activity on Doximity: 1. I'm totally looking forward to life beyond residency now, although I still have to put a lot of thought into what specialty and/or practice setting I want to do after IM training. [–]spareanyexchangeREAPPLICANT :'( 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (3 children), That's so funny, I'm an American at a big Canadian school hoping to go back to the states after graduating. "house parties" were less common because no one wanted to clean up. 3) Radiology, Sports medicine, dermatology, ortho surg would probably be on my short list for other specialties. Did an ultrasound and some tests and she ended up having a DVT and PE. Hi reddit, I did a thread like this over on that other premed site that starts with an S and ends with an N. People seemed to enjoy it, 300 posts in. It's crazy to think about. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Then why did you come see me in the first place? [–]MedaviationMS3 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child). 1) Now that you're a practicing physician, have you ever had any instances in the workplace where a colleague (physician, PA, NP, etc.) Topping the list is Massachusetts, with Hawaii and Connecticut close behind in second and third. According to the Medscape Physician Compensation Report, in 2018, Primary Care Physicians in the United States earned on average $237,000, while Specialists earned $341,000. What are thoughts about the trend of family medicine salary rising? On my busy days in clinic I estimate I can generate about $1700 in pre-taxed income. [–]hsmooth83[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (4 children), [–]masterp1992 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (3 children). Salaries for family practice doctors vary depending on what part of the country they live in and how much experience they have. You make less money if you live in high cost of living major cities like NYC, Boston, on the west coast. Thanks again! The 5,300-plus family doctors facing the prospect of pay cuts comprise about half of Ontario’s roughly 11,000 practising primary care doctors. Did you have enough time to practice your hobbies during school/residency/even now? As someone who's been in that situation many times, I want to do right by my patients by giving them the time they need without worrying about compensation. (self.premed), Hi reddit, I did a thread like this over on that other premed site that starts with an S and ends with an N. People seemed to enjoy it, 300 posts in. Location, location, location. The actual material isn't super difficult, but you had to learn so much in so little time is what made it more difficult. At that point, you've accrued ~200k in debt, and with interest, will end up paying ~400k when all is said and done. Nah, not super hard to get hospitalist job. 1) I don't make as much as a specialist, but for the kind of work I do I think I get compensated more than fairly. For myself, I realized that I haven't been happy living in a smaller town and probably started to get burned out myself. It's not very popular where I'm currently living, but I've heard and seen mixed results in other parts of the country. Deeeeetroittttt basketballllllllll. Wow, that's amazing. Is your wife a doctor as well? Your post-residency life sounds like my dream... [–]hsmooth83[S] 6 points7 points8 points 3 years ago (4 children). One last question: Any FM fellowships that have higher employability potential than the others? IM residencies can sometimes tend to be inpatient-heavy. Assuming absolutely no more growth in salary … [–]hsmooth83[S] 12 points13 points14 points 3 years ago (4 children). [–]nonam3r 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child). Length of the fellowship, salary, and details of curriculum (i.e. 2) I do OMM maybe once a week. Thanks. I don't know terribly much about the inner workings of medical school, only general process, so I have plenty of questions. I play probably every 2 weeks with a group of older guys in the age range 40-60 lol. Or start working in health policy. Life can be really good when you're done with all the exams, school, and training. Now, if I didn't do medicine, I'd probably try to become a professional blogger. How comfortably were you able to answer attendings' questions, and what was your strategy for coming in prepared (scouring over First Aid every night? A few years later, patient had gone through a series of tests, eventually had an LVAD and now had a heart transplant...all in this patient who was my age. [–]gymbuzzz 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child). They have been in practice many years more than me so I'm not afraid to run cases with them either even if they're 'just' a PA/NP. Just curious, I know you said you'll probably have a net worth of around 1 million when you are 39- is that with potential kids? Hope your move goes as smoothly as possible! There's always a job for a physician. Even with all our travels, my wife and I are on track to have $1 million net worth before I'm 40. [–]ODhopeful 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). Sometimes I'll have patients who purposely seeked me out as their physician because they had such great experiences in the past with their DO physician. Below are the most recent family physician salary reports. per year. and thank you for spelling it right...I grew up in a coastal city not far south west from there. By being relentless, one doctor was able to achieve a yearly mortality rate of 2% for his CF patients while the national average was around 20%. I taught my wife how to do OMM so we'll do some things at home if either of us has a sore neck or back. Also are FM not preferred as a hospitalist vs an IM? This subreddit is not a place to spam your blog or solicit business. But you had your standard Halloween house party, ugly Christmas sweater party, etc. 4) People went out to the bars, pubs, or clubs probably once a week at the minimum. The average starting salary for investment bankers, with bonus, is $114,000 and rises to $163,000 for third-year analysts. 19. Typically, 5-8 weeks. I've seen no instances where being a DO has ever affected my ability to get a job. If you want to end up doing research or academics at a prestigious university, then maybe MD may be better? If you're open to working in smaller towns, you could probably find jobs that offer you contracts of $250k+ salary, $70k signing bonus, and pay up to $250k in student loans. [–]paulwill2UNDERGRAD 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago (1 child). He was later diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer and passed not long after. If they did I'd tell them to just come in and see me. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, on average, family practice doctors earn about $195,000 a year. Thank you for motivating me to keep pushing through applications and remember the end goal! I had another 4 weeks of self studying on my own. I'd tell my premed self to not freak out about every little thing that could go wrong. If you couldn't have gotten family medicine (for whatever reason), what specialty would you have chosen otherwise? [–]billythegruffgoat 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (2 children). I'm applying to schools this upcoming cycle and what if I like a DO school over a MD school? For the most part, yes. The lowest average physician salaries among the most-requested searches were paid to family medicine physicians, with an average salary of $239,000, down just slightly from the previous year. Or transition into administrative work. And you can get stuck being on call on holidays too. Just so you know, deferring enrollment is better than failing your first year of medical school. The national average salary for a Family Medicine Physician is $190,651 in United States. 8-5 and 8-noon on the half day. Thought something wasn't right. [–]hsmooth83[S] 19 points20 points21 points 3 years ago (10 children). Volunteered at the hospital doing non-clinical things. or even a patient questioned and/or debased your abilities as a physician because you were had D.O. I didn't have a whole ton of great EC's. [–]hsmooth83[S] 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (4 children). and join one of thousands of communities. Generally speaking you get your patients that: Eastern Europe. The most phone calls I get is probably 3 per call shift. 86 Primary Care Physician jobs available in College Station, TX on Indeed.com. hey just curious...as a FP, how hard is it to land a hospitalist job? I'd say on probably in the $70-$125k range depending on specialty. Rounds about every other Sat (about 2 hrs) with 3 hrs of clinic 1 in 4 Sat. Everyone in here has a story and a problem. I'm on call once every 10 days or so. What is the most interesting case you have encountered? Did you take any gap years, and if so do you regret it or not ? There are good PAs/NPs and then there are inadequate PAs/NPs, just like there are good and not so good physicians. I had only applied to a handful of schools the first application cycle. Would it be best to room with a med student? Patagonia. [–]Wesmosis 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago* (1 child), [–]hsmooth83[S] 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (1 child). Yeah, it's not too bad of a size. Physician depression, burnout, and even suicide is real. I live in a smaller town and I'll run in to some patients at the grocery stores. I did shadow a physician a few times. No, no MD has ever asked me what a DO is. You're never going to know everything. and not a M.D.? And you're going through the same struggles with 200 other med students so there's usually a lot of support. What's your opinion on the bureaucracy of medicine? I'm a 33 year old physician in family medicine. Taking the MCAT in 11 days... taking a break and happy to find this awesome thread! 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