What is the life of a doctor REALLY like?

When I sit at home and think about being an MD, it seems very appealing...helping people, living life with a purpose, ect.. But are all these thoughts still in your mind day after day? Do you get worn down with the schedule and stress? I would appreciate honest answers from doctors or family members of doctors- it would be a huge help. THANKS!

Asked By: paul - 5/20/2008
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What a question! Let me share with you some of the insights that I have gained over my years of medical training and working as a doctor... More
Answered By: Myocard - 5/20/2008
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It's not Grey's Anatomy, I'll tell you that. From time to time, you get the thrill of saving a life, or changing one for the better. But more frequently, you're down because of the stress. It's a rewarding career, but its very challenging. Interns should expect to be up, working, for over twenty hours in one shot... More
Answered By: Dr. Jeah - 5/20/2008
daddy say doctors job is to keep from getting fired
Answered By: Monica W - 5/20/2008
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