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Kari is an OBGYN resident. Kari finished Medical School and is in a residency program practicing as an OBGYN delivering babies.

Job Title: Obstetrician And Gynecologist (OBGYN) Resident

Job Summary: Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Job Description

An obstetrician/gynecologist is a physician specialist who provides medical and surgical care to women and has particular expertise in pregnancy, childbirth, and disorders of the reproductive system. This includes preventative care, prenatal care, detection of sexually transmitted diseases, Pap test screening, family planning, etc.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$90,000 - $275,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
24 to 24 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Irregular, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Hospital / Clinic
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Empathy, People skills

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Education Requirement
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