People often interchange the words “allergist” and “immunologist.” An allergist can often fill the role of an immunologist, and an immunologist can often fill the role of an allergist. The main difference is that allergists focus primarily on the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, while immunologists treat patients with compromised immune systems. Though they are […]
All radiologists have to earn a bachelor’s degree, pass the MCATs, and attend medical school. They have to pass the USMLE, complete a residency program, and pass a licensing exam in order to obtain an official medical license. Becoming a full-time radiologist takes long years of training and difficult coursework. But once that education and training is behind […]
As a resident physician, there’s one thing you can count on: You’re going to earn a relatively small salary despite the long hours and hard work you’ll be putting in. Residents earn a fraction of what licensed physicians make. And if you’re already burdened by student loan debt, these crucial years of residency training can be […]
Every year, Medscape surveys physicians to find out which subspecialties are the happiest and unhappiest outside of work. In 2012, rheumatologists were among the happiest, but in 2021, they’re among the unhappiest. Why is that? Well, only 55% of rheumatologists feel fairly compensated, which can certainly affect a physician’s feelings toward their medical specialty. How can rheumatologists increase their […]
Whether you practice general dermatology, pediatric dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, or work as a Mohs surgeon, finding the perfect opportunity can take time and dedication. There are various ways you can go about finding a job in the city you want to work in and at a salary level that’s appropriate for your level of experience. […]
An electrophysiology cardiologist cares for patients with irregular heart rhythms. Electrophysiologists are one of the top-earning cardiologist subspecialties. Considering that it is one of the most difficult medical specialties — and that it takes sixteen years of training to get licensed to practice — the high pay is understandable. How much does an electrophysiologist make? […]
Cardiothoracic surgeons have always held a title that earned them respect from their medical peers. They also earn a high income.
In the past, every cardiovascular health issue required surgery to diagnose and heal. However, that’s no longer the case. Interventional cardiology uses transradial catheterization to access the heart to treat patients. This method reduces the possibility of complications and results in a much quicker recovery period. Specializing in this form of cardiology can increase your […]