29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby Ducked » 14 May 2012, 08:27

Yeh, Think I have to agree, even at the risk of promoting medical ego-obesity.

You can't be unaware that there are plenty of people doing what you are proposing to do, who would give you important organs if it would let them do what you can already do.
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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby Teddoman » 14 May 2012, 08:38

Folks you are limited only by your imaginations. Imagine and then do it.

I have a friend who used to assist in high end TV installation jobs. Did this many years.

Then woke up one day and realized it was barely paying the rent.

Now he's amputating feet at a hospital.

ps He still has all of his kidneys
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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby bigduke6 » 14 May 2012, 08:41

Maybe the Doc is suffering from a chronic case of "yellow fever"?
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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby Dr. McCoy » 14 May 2012, 09:31

ChewDawg wrote:I hope I don't come across as rude when I say this but "wake the hell up!" You have the gift to save lives and to heal. People have invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in your medical education.

Give back to society but not by throwing sticky balls in the classroom!

Don't listen to Chewy. You can teach English and practice medicine at the same time.

I have a boil.
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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby Ducked » 14 May 2012, 11:42

Teddoman wrote:Folks you are limited only by your imaginations. Imagine and then do it.



Meanwhile, over on the reality channel, Ted is spending a day interning as an ad copywriter for Nike, with hilarious consequences.
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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby steelersman » 15 May 2012, 00:52

ChewDawg wrote:I hope I don't come across as rude when I say this but "wake the hell up!" You have the gift to save lives and to heal. People have invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in your medical education.

Give back to society but not by throwing sticky balls in the classroom!


Who wants to be saving lives when you can be chasing women.
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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby Teddoman » 15 May 2012, 03:06

Ducked wrote:Meanwhile, over on the reality channel, Ted is spending a day interning as an ad copywriter for Nike, with hilarious consequences.

Hey, if it involves hot tubs and interns in bikinis, where do I sign up? :)
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Re: 29 y/o doctor moving to TW. Medical education jobs? Other ideas?

Postby steelersman » 15 May 2012, 04:15

jastevenson wrote:Hi!

I'm a board-certified American physician recently out of training.

I enjoy medicine, but after 4 years of college, 4 years of medical school, and 4 years of residency (working for 80-100 hours per week), I am looking for both a change of pace and a change of scenery.

I will be moving to Taiwan in July.

Any tips on a finding a part-time (10-20 hours/week) teaching or non-teaching job in Taiwan?

I am not looking for a patient care type of job. However, I hope to find something that will allow me to use my medical education more than a job teaching English to elementary school kids.

Thank you in advance!



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