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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
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    Jan 18, 2002
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    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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