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Medical doctors examine, diagnose and treat patients. They can specialize in a number of medical areas, such as pediatrics, anesthesiology or cardiology, or they can work as general practice physicians.

Pediatrics: $60-$70/ HOUR (average entry-level wage)

    -Working with children from the time they are born, until they are about 19 years old.
    -Teaching people how to parent and how to identify warning signs in their child.
    -Making sure patients are happy and healthier after leaving the office.
    -Pursued a bachelors degree four years out of high school.
    -Went to medical school at Wayne State University and started clinical in the third year of medical school.
    -Completed her fourth year with elective training.
    -Finished up her education with three years of a residency.

Medical programs offered in the area:

Alpena Community College

Kirtland Community College

North Central Michigan College

Video Interviews

Printable Profiles:








Valda Byrd- Physician

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