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AnnaD

i actually quite like the idea of working as a doctor. is this a good idea, or would it be too much effort?

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tracy_j

Like many other things it requires a lot of learning and other training. My son initially started on that route at university but decided it was not what he wanted. It is a good idea for those that will enjoy it but don't forget you would have to get really involved with people, both mentally and physically too. I would suggest talking to a recently qualified doctor, if you can find one, to get an idea of what it is like.

 

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Jani

If you look you will find that there are many transgender person's that are doctors.  Dr. Christine McGinn is one that comes to mind.  There are many other examples in other fields.  I know of Lawyers, Pilots, Scientists, Business owners, et al.  

 

Of course anything worth doing it worth the effort. It all depends upon what you want out of life.  Don't focus on how hard something is, focus on the happiness you will receive doing something you love.  The old adage "find something you love and you'll never have to work a day in your life" is true. 

 

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Charlize

Dr McGinn is my doctor.  That is in part because she is located quite close to me.  She is lovely.  We could certainly use more trans doctors.  That being said the direction you take in your studies is a personal one.  I know medicine often requires that we pick a path early.  I would speak to your school counselor to discuss options.  I'd also talk to your own doctor and see what they say about their lives in medicine.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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AnnaD

thanks, all 👍

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