If you want a cushy career with plenty of benefits, you have a lot of options open to you. Insurance brokers, bankers, and legal professionals have relatively easy work once they get the hang of it, and they earn good money.
Medicine, on the other hand, is always tough. It requires you to take on tremendous responsibility for the lives of other people – and that in and of itself can be exhausting. Then, when you pile all the paperwork, long hours, and other pressures on top of that, it’s a surprise anyone goes into it.
So what’s the upside? Why are people going into medicine in increasingly high numbers? Let’s take a look at some of the reasons.Continue reading