We offer alternative careers advice for Doctors looking for career opportunites beyond the GP's surgery or the hospital. Discover some of the options in and outside of medicine that may interest you. This is only our advice and remember our list is not exhaustive!
Whatever path you decide to follow you will need to tailor your curriculum vitae (CV) to fit the career that you want to pursue. Non-medical CVs' are a little different (and shorter!) than what you are used to.
As doctors you are in the enviable position of being highly skilled and trained. Many of these skills will be of great interest to employers and could prove a great asset when applying for new roles.
Meet a few people who have already made the move out of medicine and onto their exciting new pathways.Some have left medicine for a totally new career: Ella Tziambazis, a previous delegate, describes his journey. An important message is that it is not impossible to leave and then return to clinical practice years later, as Richard Weller discusses.