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Any opinions on Family Practice doctors?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by drmoon, Feb 27, 2002.

  1. drmoon

    drmoon Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jan 18, 2002
    Los Angeles
    I'm wondering if this specialty is considered the "lower rung" of medical specialties. Like, if you couldn't get any other residency you would end up getting this one.

    I keep hearing that it's more difficult to make ends meet as an FP. Does anyone know what kind of average salary an FP can expect after finishing a residency? Are there enough jobs? Do they need more money after residency to start up their own practice??

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