Alternative roles for doctors

The following section is for doctors, medical trainees or medical students who are considering a move to an alternative career. You will find ideas of jobs where a medical degree and clinical training or experience are valued.

The skills you have gained from medical training and clinical practice are highly transferable to a variety of professions. These include scientific, technological, managerial and financial roles.

Transferable skills you will have gained include:

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For a longer downloadable resource, look at our alternative careers for medical students document.

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