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Medical Scientists

Exploring This Job

There are many ways to explore the career of medical scientist. You can read books about the field. Ask your school or local librarian for some suggestions. Visit the Web sites of professional associations. The Association of American Medical Colleges, for example, offers information about a career in biomedical research at its Web site, https://www.aamc.org/students/research/mdphd/. Other good ways to learn more about the field include visiting the Web sites of college programs that offer degrees in genetics, biology, biotechnology, pharmacology, and related fields, and talking to a medical scientist about his or her career.

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