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At the moment I'd love to specialise in Paeds/clinical genetics, however, I don't have any particular desire to be a consultant by age x. I'm planning on working abroad for a while, perhaps New Zealand/Aus/New York at SHO level. then I guess I may wish to start a family etc, so i'll just have to wait and see what happens
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That is an interesting theory i do admit, but limited by speciality. Do you know what you want to do eventually? (as in what field)
Cardiology. Naturally. I think my dad's enthuasim is rubbing off.
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My first clinical firm is within cardiology so I may be contacting you for help Unfortunately Prof Hampton has now retired - It would have been fab to be attached to his firm.
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what's your username on there?
I always used it as a guest, but you provided me the impetus to register. Whats your username?
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It;'s joyabbott - same as on here. I'm one of the mods
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It;'s joyabbott - same as on here. I'm one of the mods
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Cardiology. Naturally. I think my dad's enthuasim is rubbing off.
Is it paid well? I was thinking cardiology would be a possibility as well.
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cardio is well paid

But then, as are most consultants posts.
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cardio is well paid

But then, as are most consultants posts.
I mean paid well as in over £150K/yr
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Is it paid well? I was thinking cardiology would be a possibility as well.
Well my dad hasn't done badly out of it. He got an invitation to be the Head of Cardiology in Seychelles once. (you know the tropical island?) This is because he was invited to do a governamental exchange type thing. And Evne though I was about 4 at the time, it must have been class. He might consider retiring there actually, with a post in some uni.
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depending on how much private work you do... yes

hang on...
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I mean paid well as in over £150K/yr
I'm sure if you did private, you'd easily get that much money.
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Well my dad hasn't done badly out of it. He got an invitation to be the Head of Cardiology in Seychelles once. (you know the tropical island?) This is because he was invited to do a governamental exchange type thing. And Evne though I was about 4 at the time, it must have been class. He might consider retiring there actually, with a post in some uni.
You should bring him along with you to future med school interviews!
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don't feel obliged to answer this... but where does your dad work?
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You should bring him along with you to future med school interviews!
Hell, he probably went to school with some of the interviewers.

No, I want to see what I can do for myself and not dependant on my dad. I know that I can get into my insurance unis, like Leeds etc. So I know that in teh futute that I will be a doctor, but whether going to a good uni will affect your future career path. Like rethinking my strategy.
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according to my trusty 'do you want to be a brain surgeon book'..

ave cardiology is £110K

cardiothoracics £130K
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all medschools are good though... there really isn't anything to choose between them job prospect wise (although admittedly newer ones may take a while to be as well respected)
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don't feel obliged to answer this... but where does your dad work?
Well he's actually done some private work, then did some lecturing. But now he plans to drop the career altogether. I think hes moving onto full time course fishing by the looks of it
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according to my trusty 'do you want to be a brain surgeon book'..

ave cardiology is £110K

cardiothoracics £130K
Hey, i had that book when i was 16 (yes, sad I know) and lost it. I remember it gives an 'on-call rating' with a certain number of bleepers telling you how time-consuming the job is!
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all medschools are good though... there really isn't anything to choose between them job prospect wise (although admittedly newer ones may take a while to be as well respected)
Surely being in Cam, is better for future job prospects that being like in for example Southampton. I mean for like eg International wise.
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