Zoom Obstetrician/Gynecologist--Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

Obstetrician/Gynecologist--Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be an obstetrician/gynecologist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Dr. Theresa Burcher talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success as a doctor. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry's biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 21 minutes


Copyright date: ©2019

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Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Main Duties and Responsibilities (01:40)
Dr. Theresa Burcher is an attending physician at a medium size hospital. She cares for women in all aspects of their life from adolescence to menopause. It is a fulfilling career.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Career Beginnings (00:54)
Burcher always knew she wanted to be a doctor. During her third year in medical school, she found the OB/GYN rotation most enjoyable.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Keys for Success (02:56)
A doctor needs a good reputation, to be diligent, and hardworking. In a professional setting, one needs to research best-evidence techniques and be a part of the medical community. Women are the cornerstone of their communities and need to feel empowered.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Education and Certification Requirements (02:27)
Doctors need to attend college, medical school, and a residency program. Graduates need to take two exams to practice independently. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists require continuing education classes to renew licenses.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Workplace Atmosphere (02:10)
OB/GYNs work with different types of people including patients, residents, anesthesiologists, surgeons, psychologists, and others. Love what you do and like where you work. The hours are long.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Advice for Aspiring Pros (02:39)
Residency training is difficult. The field of obstetrics and gynecology has multiple specialties. Ask questions; women believe there will be difficulty in achieving goals.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: A Day on the Job (02:17)
Dr. Burcher divides her time between the office and the hospital. During sign-out, the outgoing team discusses treatment plans and strategies they have implemented. Burcher discusses her daily tasks on-call including circumcisions, patient meetings, surgeries, resident management, and deliveries.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Industry Goals and Services (01:19)
OB/GYNs want to empower women and feel like a primary care doctor.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Industry Challenges (01:39)
Burcher feels that governmental and insurance policies limit women's choices and access to care. The decisions are being made by men.

Obstetrician/Gynecologist: Looking at the Future (02:11)
OB/GYNs need to be more active in governmental and insurance policy-making. There are currently more men than women in the field; Burcher expects to see the ratio change.


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