Sports Medicine Doctor By: aidan nevin

What do they do?

A sports medicine doctor can prescribe treatments for amateur and professional athletes. They can work at a high school, hospital, collegiate or professional sports organism.

Money

A sports medicine doctor makes $207,000 annually and around $100 hourly.

Education

To become a sports medicine doctor you need a 4 year premedical degree. Then you have to pass a medicine collage admission test to be admitted into a 4 year medical school. After you graduate they serve a 3 year residency.

Skills

Some skills needed to become a sports medicine doctor is being able to listen to the patient and have empathy for them. Also you must be able to communicate with the patient and make decisions.

Growing

Yes, a sports medicine doctor is growing and much faster than average. It is growing (14% or higher)

Job Outlook

This job is growing by 14% because there are more athletes and people are getting hurt more from sports.

Conclusion

Would I still be interested in pursuing this career? Yes I would because it has good pay and sounds interesting.

Citations

  • http://study.com/articles/What_Does_a_Sports_Medicine_Doctor_Do.html

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