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Preventive Medicine Physicians

Work to prevent disease, either for individuals or communities.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Physicians and Surgeons, All Other, are $999.00 / hour.


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.
  • Gather medical information from patient histories.
  • Analyze quantitative data to determine effectiveness of treatments or therapies.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
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Job Title Examples:

Occupational Health Physician
Preventive Medicine Specialist
Public Health Physician

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