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What can I study if I am really interested in medicine, but don't want to work as a doctor?

I have already completed a degree in clinical laboratory science. I love studying anything related to biology.. physiology, microbiology, biochemistry, pathology... love it all! I think I would like to study medicine for the knowledge, but I hate the job of a doctor. What would be a solution for someone like me? It just hurts me to see sick people, I don't think I want to be around that atmosphere. Is there a "less depressing" specialty out there.

Asked By: Ami - 10/18/2010
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You may want to consider becoming a Pathologist. Pathology is essentially medicine without therapeutics. Most of us who enter the field enjoy the science of medicine, but would rather act as a consultant rather than a primary care physician. A good pathologist also serves as a reference source for his/her colleagues... More
Answered By: BloodDoc - 10/19/2010
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pharmacist
Answered By: Connor - 10/18/2010
 
I was going to say pharmacist too- or you could work towards a PhD in any of those fields and teach at a medical school. They need PhDs to teach the basic science classes in anatomy, physiology, etc. Or how about physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech therapy? Still deals with sick people but you are... More
Answered By: A A - 10/18/2010
 
You could do biomedical research and/or teaching. Of course, Grad or med school school comes first.
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Answered By: A Bcdefg - 10/18/2010
 
u can study that become professor in college... uhm a high school teacher, but u probably don't want to do that. u don't have to work as a doctor and treat patients, u can get a dr. degree and work in administrative positions in the hospital with a fairly good pay! honestly u see sick people all around u so might as... More
Answered By: mangojuice - 10/18/2010
 
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