Is General Medicine a good Career option?

Is General Medicine a good Career option?



A Career in General Medicine has always intrigued me. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into General Medicine, while I want to first understand What is a Career in General Medicine. In my quest to learn more about a Career in General Medicine, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181129-0001/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Medicine/english 


Dr Poonam Tayde's overview!

With 6 years & 7 months of professional experience, Dr Poonam Tayde understands General Medicine. Dr Poonam Tayde has worked in General Medicine as Resident Doctor in Smt Kashibai Navale Medical College & General Hospital. In Dr Poonam Tayde's own words, this is how Dr Poonam Tayde got into General Medicine: "After completing MBBS from NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences (2007), I started working with Smt Kashibai Navale Medical College and General Hospital and I am a Resident Doctor." 


Career Video on General Medicine

In a video, Dr Poonam Tayde has talked about various aspects of a Career in General Medicine. Dr Poonam Tayde started by explaining General Medicine as: "General medicine is the medical specialty concerned with preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases in adults." The video was an engaging disposition.



  • It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter General Medicine, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at General Medicine. Dr Poonam Tayde touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:Clinical Practice
  • New Technologies
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Bio-Chemistry
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy

Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.

  • Dr Poonam Tayde then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in General Medicine:Focus
  • Mental Alertness
  • Patience
  • Logical Thinking

There are great positives of this Career.

  • Dr Poonam Tayde believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in General Medicine:Respect
  • Service to Humanity

It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.

  • And, Dr Poonam Tayde believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in General Medicine:Harassment
  • No Social Life


In the final section of the video Dr Poonam Tayde talks about How a day goes in a Career in General Medicine. This video is by far the best video on a Career in General Medicine, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20181129-0001 


Similar Career Talks on LifePage

  • I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:Career in Intensivist:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20161129-0001/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-Intensivist/english

  • Career in General Medicine:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170523-0001/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Medicine/english

  • Career in Medical Counselling:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170526-0001/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-Medical-Counselling/english

  • Career in General Medicine:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170919-0004/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Medicine/english

  • Career in General Medicine:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170918-0001/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Medicine/hindi

  • Career in General Surgery:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180104-0002/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Surgery/english

  • Career in Medical Counselling:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171114-0002/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-Medical-Counselling/english

  • Career in General Medicine:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180107-0004/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Medicine/hindi

  • Career in General Medicine:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180320-0001/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Medicine/hindi

  • Career in General Surgery:
  • https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180328-0002/Science/Medicine - Generalist/Career-in-General-Surgery/english

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in General Medicine was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: https://www.lifepage.in