Best Healthcare Jobs 2015

In today’s job market with an unemployment rate of 5.8%, many young college graduates are having trouble finding suitable work. The outlook seems bleak with sayings like “a Master’s is the new Bachelor’s degree,” permeating the college graduate stereotype. For science students looking for the best career options health care…

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Medical Specialties: Cardiology

by Sana Azam Cardiology, like other medical specialties, has gone through many changes over the past couple decades. Nobody knows this better than Dr. Samee Syed, a cardiologist who has been practicing medicine for almost 30 years. “Cardiology was only one field when I completed medical school,” Syed said. “Over…

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Medical Specialities: Neurology

by Natasha Sosa “One out of every six patients that enters the hospital is a neurology patient,” said Dr. Leslie Weiner, MD, former Chair of the Department of Neurology at the Keck School of Medicine. With stroke being the third-leading cause of death in the United States and neurological disorders…

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Medical Specialties: Reconstructive Surgery

by Manu Gandham Reconstructive surgery, with its endless range of application and demanding level of technical proficiency, attracts self-critical and adaptive surgeons who are constantly in the pursuit of perfection and never accept their successes without first examining their failures. Unlike other surgical fields where surgeons might perform identical surgeries…

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Medical Specialties: Rheumatology

by Kristi Gadalla Pre-health students interested in arthritis and other connective tissue disorders might consider rheumatology as an internal medicine specialty in musculoskeletal disease. Rheumatologists treat a variety of conditions involving pain and inflammation in bones, joints, muscles, and the tissues that connect them. “It’s a great specialty if you’re…

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Medical Specialties: Neonatology

by Kausar Ali Neonatology is a relatively new subspecialty of pediatrics that has gained much ground since the 1970s. The field focuses on the care of newborn, premature, and sick babies who are placed in a specific Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the hospital. Neonatologists treat babies who are…

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