e-mentor Medical

Your Name (optional): Scott Fox

Male/female: Male

City: Tacoma

State/Province: Washington

Country: USA

Industry: Medical

Job: Physician

Company (Optional): zzz



Training/experience required (years, other jobs):

4 Years College, 4 Years Medical School, at least 3 Years Residency

Explain what you do:

I am an Emergency Room Physician

Why should kids choose your career path?

High ambition for mental stimulation.

What would you recommend career wise and how should kids approach/develop their preparation for a working life?

Get experience in the field of medicine, i.e. EMT, Paramedic, Nursing Aides, Volunteer work to make sure you are interested in spending the time and money on medical school.

Lessons learned:If you started all over again what would you do differently?

I would have looked for sources of funding other than student loans

A favorite anecdote, phrase, or expression relating to business that inspires you:

  1. I can’t do what?
  2. Success is about the journey not the goal.
  3. Learn to Listen

Other suggestions or relevant information you would communicate to kids regarding careers in general:

Learn as much about technology, i.e. computers and portable communication devices now. The future of medicine involves both of these.