If you are a doctor born and educated outside the US, and have tried to practice medicine in the US, you know that it is a long and tedious journey. All states have various requirements that need to be satisfied in order to practice medicine, such as studying for and successfully completing the so-called “STEP” exams, as there are three steps to completion. Additionally, there is a certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates that must be completed. Finally, proficiency in English and participating in a medical residency, which can take years, and a great deal of money, completes the requirements. Not to mention the emotional, financial and social toll these processes can take on you if you cannot clear any step or fail to find a good residency program.
Did you know there are several career alternatives that could make great use of your degree, your knowledge and time, and provide a satisfying career outcome here in the US? Here are the top five, which promise equally lucrative careers as medicine:
Here at Sollers College, we can help you make the transition from medicine to these alternative careers with our Certificate in Advanced Clinical Research, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Data Science, Data Science or Big Data Engineering. Our programs also help you fill any experience gap in the industry with our internship programs, projects and hands-on tools. Contact us to take a free demo session and take the first step toward a new career.