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Being a Cardiovascular surgeon

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John Vu English 3 CP Mrs. Bynum September 25, 2009 Being a Cardiovascular Surgeon Being a cardiovascular surgeon or also known as a cardiac surgeon, is one of the most fascinating careers that someone could ever have. They are able to help other people either inside a hospital or outside of it. It isn't just helping people on a daily basis, but also saving people's lives. Out of all jobs in the medical field, being a cardiovascular surgeon is the best. There are many great things that everyone can appreciate about being a cardiovascular surgeon. On a typical day of a surgeon, we normally think they work in a hospital performing surgery. Working in a hospital is a very comfortable place to work at. The temperature is well regulated, its usually a very clean environment, and everything is organized making everything a step easier. ...read more.

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Going to school and learning is one of the best things you can do for yourself and everyone should take advantage of it. In the long run, the more you know the better off you will end up being as a surgeon and it can lead you farther down the road. How likely is it for you to be unemployed when you're going to be a cardiac surgeon? Most likely the chance is very small. More and more surgeons are needed everyday to help other people. Physicians and surgeons held about 633,000 jobs in 2006 in the United States which is a lot for this country. The employment rate is projected to rise about 14% from 2006 to 2016, which is faster than any occupation. Approximately 15% are self employed, 18% employed by a hospital, half of them work in offices of physicians, and others practiced in different schools, local governments, or even other countries. ...read more.

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While you're at it you have to complete 5 years of general surgery training before starting cardiothoracic training which is your chest area including the lungs. Last of all nobody wants to work more than what you're suppose to that is a normal 40 hour weekly schedule. It can be extremely stressful working 60 or more hours about every week. An addition to that, nobody said it would be easy going to school and studying for this career, but it is possible. Being a surgeon has many great qualities to it. The things they get to do for others everyday, having an enormous amount of knowledge, the environment they work in, and what everyone loves to have is a lot of money. If you have an interest in learning more about the human body, consider being a surgeon because just one person can make a big impact in the world. There are many great things that everyone can appreciate about being a surgeon. ...read more.

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