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I went to a drug rep dinner and a urologist was there promoting Levitra and saying it was better than Viagra and blah blah. I was wondering if was being paid by the drug company to be spokeperson? kind of like a celebrity getting paid to do a commercial.

Has anyone heard of ways we can get paid for being doing other stuff? Like consulting a TV show.

Also does anyone plan on going into other areas of business like real estate or investing?
 
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I apologize for the poor grammar. I was typing fast and ignored my mistakes.

fj25 said:
I went to a drug rep dinner and a urologist was there promoting Levitra and saying it was better than Viagra and blah blah. I was wondering if was being paid by the drug company to be spokeperson? kind of like a celebrity getting paid to do a commercial.

Has anyone heard of ways we can get paid for being doing other stuff? Like consulting a TV show.

Also does anyone plan on going into other areas of business like real estate or investing?
 

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hmm... i considered being a trophy wife but i think i'm getting too old for that ;)
 

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You can finish plastics, not take your boards and get into entertainment while practicing - makes a lot of money.
Once you become an expert - a company may sponsor you.
SOme senior surgeons are involved and get paid to do board review courses. Others do med mal defense as consultants.
I took time off to learn business and did hands-on mortgage banking, day-trading and private equity investing. Also did some chart reviews and expert witness - but it was plaintiff work (don't like doing that)
There are a lot of opportunities - like inventing your own product.

Sky is the limit. Lotto is only $1


fj25 said:
I went to a drug rep dinner and a urologist was there promoting Levitra and saying it was better than Viagra and blah blah. I was wondering if was being paid by the drug company to be spokeperson? kind of like a celebrity getting paid to do a commercial.

Has anyone heard of ways we can get paid for being doing other stuff? Like consulting a TV show.

Also does anyone plan on going into other areas of business like real estate or investing?
 

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Or see xrays and path specimens instead of patients.
 

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fj25 said:
I went to a drug rep dinner and a urologist was there promoting Levitra and saying it was better than Viagra and blah blah. I was wondering if was being paid by the drug company to be spokeperson?

Of course he was. Drug companies will pay you (even as a resident) to give a talk about one of their products. Several hundred dollars for a short talk, if you're in to that kind of thing. Slippery slope in my view, but to each his own.
 

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Kimberli Cox said:
Of course he was. Drug companies will pay you (even as a resident) to give a talk about one of their products. Several hundred dollars for a short talk, if you're in to that kind of thing. Slippery slope in my view, but to each his own.
Wow...most people have to work a few years and let disillusion set in before they'll sell their souls. ;)
 

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itz okay for the poor grammar, i dint see any btw :)
 

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i'm shooting for trophy husband.
wacky, i'm shooting to be a trophy husband
 

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zedpol said:
wacky, i'm shooting to be a trophy husband
no no no, if you're all shooting for trophy husbands you're going to give people ideas!!