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Careers in Genetics: Medical Science Liaison

Careers in Genetics: Medical Science Liaison

Medical Science Liaisons are professionals with advanced biomedical degrees who collaborate with the medical and scientific community to provide consumer safety and marketing information about their company’s products. They travel often to speak with healthcare professionals regarding the educational needs of consumers and attend scientific conferences to gather the newest scientific information relevant to their... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Audiologist

Careers in Genetics: Audiologist

Audiologists are licensed health care professionals who diagnose, study, and treat hearing and balance disorders. Because there are many such disorders with a genetic basis, audiologists must have a basic understanding of genetics. These professionals work in many different settings including schools, clinics, private practice, hospitals, and health departments. myIDP career category: Clinical practice Additional Resources:... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Physician/Clinical Geneticist

Careers in Genetics: Physician/Clinical Geneticist

Physicians are medical doctors who manage the health of patients. They must successfully complete medical school, pass either the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination or the U.S. Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination, and complete a residency to obtain a full medical license. There are medical specialties, such as pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology, that necessitate familiarity with genetics. In... Read More

Careers in Genetics: Independent Clinical Researcher

Careers in Genetics: Independent Clinical Researcher

Independent Clinical Researchers conduct research on mechanisms of and therapeutic interventions for human disease, including clinical trials for new drugs or treatments. Unlike independent basic researchers, clinical researchers interact directly with their subjects in a clinical setting. Independent clinical researchers work in hospitals, medical schools, industry, and government. myIDP career category: Principal investigator in a research-intensive... Read More

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