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Nuclear Medicine Physicians

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Approximately 355,460 physicians and surgeons (all others not listed separately by the Department of Labor) are employed in the United States. Nuclear medicine physicians work in hospitals, clinics, health care centers,and research laboratories. Some are self-employed in their own or group practices. Jobs for nuclear medicine physicians are available around the world, although licensing requirements may vary. There is great demand for medical professionals of all types in developing countries. Conditions, supplies, and equipment may be poor and pay is minimal, but there are great rewards in terms of experience. Many doctors fulfill part or all of their residency requirements by practicing in other countries.

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