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By: Dr. Alia Nasser.
Medical tourism is booming and countries are now catering to incoming patients who are seeking cheaper care. By the year 2019, the medical tourism market is expected to reach a whopping 19 billion dollars. Countries such as China, Japan, India, Brazil, Colombia, France, Italy, Mexico, (and soon Dubai), are heavily investing in advanced facilities and services for incomers.
We all know it’s difficult to get experience in the healthcare field, but it’s also necessary in developing a successful career. Worthy experience is more than just padding your resume. It’s also the need to have practical, hands-on experience that allows you to effectively expand your skill set.
Now that you’ve made the decision to gain a career in the healthcare industry, the first step is laying the educational foundation, then obtaining the critical experience you need. But how, you ask? Be prepared to work for free and get creative with your opportunities.
By: Megan Riddle, MD, PhD
After obsessively checking your email every five minutes for weeks, the appearance of your first interview offer brings with it a flood of relief and excitement. All that studying, volunteering, and writing of countless secondary applications has earned you a coveted interview slot. Yet coming on the tail of such excitement is that sense of panic. What now?