Learn about how to become an ophthalmologist, specifically the steps you must take to become a specialist in sports medicine.
This video explains that aspiring doctors must:
Be okay with delayed gratification since the schooling required is extensive Enjoy learning Be passionate in helping others Have a personal commitment Be comfortable in the high-stress setting
Important to remember that medical sports is a patient-focused practice. Prospective doctors in medical sports must have a good rapport in all age ranges. Many — more than 30 million athletes play in youth or adolescents’ activities. If you’re not ready to be a part of a team working with athletes of all ages to ease their injuries, sports therapy is not the area to choose for you.
Learn more about a doctor who differs from other sports medicine specialists by emphasizing an integrated and holistic approach.