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Either EM or FM. Undifferentiated complaints across the lifespan. The main difference is the setting and acuity (usually).
 

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Is Emergency Medicine the most diverse in terms of what you see....

acute, FM, psy, minor procedures, etc...

I have not see or cant think of anything better.

a busy general practice anesthesiologist. A day can include:

neonates to elderly, neurosurg to ob, regional nerve blocks to cardiac echo, critical care to interventional pain, thoracic to eye balls, general to MAC, pacu to icu to pre-admission clinic to pain clinic.
 

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In anesthesiology you have to handle patients of all ages with every single illness.
 

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In anesthesiology you have to handle patients of all ages with every single illness.
I agree with anesthesiology, but they only handle patients that need procedures. Right? Probably isn't managing STDs (PID tx perhaps).

ER/FM are great examples also.
 

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I'd say rural family medicine hands down. In a really rural area you are ER physician so you see all the ER stuff, plus a bit of everything else. I don't think there is anything that compares to it as far as variety goes, although it's much more time consuming than alot of specialties.