Segments in this Video

Physicians: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:29)


Doctor Pamela Garcia works at a family health center in a large city. She sees approximately twenty patients a day.

Physicians: Career Beginnings (00:42)

Garcia started her career as a nurse. Her interest in anatomy and pathology made her realize family medicine was the right vocation for her.

Physicians: Keys for Success (01:50)

To be successful in the medical field, Garcia believes it takes perseverance. It is important to hear what a patient tells you to make a diagnosis.

Physicians: Education and Certification Requirements (01:39)

The ability to handle large amounts of testing is important. At each level of education, be sure you attain the skills to continue.

Physicians: Workplace Atmosphere (00:59)

The urban health center is located in a rough neighborhood; the hospital is a pleasant place to work. Garcia works with a team of people that feels like family.

Physicians: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:43)

Find a specialty in medicine that brings you joy. Work in the medical field is an ever changing occupation.

Physicians: Day on the Job (02:07)

Garcia starts the morning with a team meeting The group goes over the daily schedule and makes an organized plan to see patients.

Physicians: Industry Goals and Services (00:50)

The main goal of medicine is good health so that a patient can live a quality life.

Physicians: Industry Challenges (01:01)

Garcia believes the biggest challenge is trying to figure out a cost effective way to maintain health without leaving anybody out.

Physicians: Looking at the Future (01:34)

Garcia predicts that technology will play a bigger role in the medical field. Tele-medicine will become more prominent.

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Physician—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a Physician? In this Career Q&A video interview, Pamela Garcia, M.D. talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in medicine. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 12 minutes

Item#: BVL133154

ISBN: 978-1-64023-601-1

Copyright date: ©2017

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