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Exploring This Job

You can start exploring this field by reading as much as you can about the profession. Remember to visit Web sites of professional organizations for more career-related information. Ask your high school counselor or a science teacher to arrange for a career day in which a doctor from the local community can come in and speak to your class about the work. You can also talk with your family physician to find out what medical school and the work in general is like. There are also "Day in the Life" videos of geriatricians and other physicians available on YouTube. 

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