Top 50 Blogs to Learn About Every Medical Career

by admin on February 2, 2010

Most people think of a career in the medical field as being a doctor or a nurse. However, while these jobs are certainly important, there are plenty of other jobs available in the medical field that can provide you with a career that is fulfilling and interesting. A number of jobs also require less education than becoming a doctor or nurse, while at the same time allowing you to make a difference in others’ lives. Here are 50 medical blogs that can help you learn about every medical career.

Medical and Health Career Job Blogs

These blogs can help you learn about your options, as well as provide you with places to go to find a job in the medical field:

  1. Health Careers: This blog from About.com provides insight into different medical careers, and how to find a job.
  2. Premier Health Careers: A blog about looking for jobs in the medical field, and insight into what you need to do.
  3. BioJobBlog: Find a career in biology and health biology related fields.
  4. Healthcare Executive Careers Blog: Learn about what it takes to get a job as a healthcare executive.
  5. Non-Clinical Medical Jobs: This blog and job board focuses on jobs that do not revolve around clinics. Lots of travel medical jobs here.
  6. Healthcare Career Blog: A look into the latest trends in medical careers and jobs.

Physician Blogs

Learn about what it’s like to be a physician, and get jobs tips.

  1. Physician Careers Blog: Focuses on what you need to get a good job as a doctor.
  2. Buckeye Surgeon: Shares information on being a surgeon and comments on different aspects of the career.
  3. KevinMD: One of the best doctor blogs around, sharing career information and commenting on health care.
  4. GruntDoc: This doctor was once in the military, and he has an interesting perspective on medicine.

Nurse Blogs

Find out about nursing, and how to make it your career.

  1. Travel Nursing Blogs: Get a collection of career advice and career stories from nurses who travel as part of their work.
  2. St. Vincent’s Hospital Darlinghurst – Male Nurses: Learn about what life is like for a “murse.”
  3. Nurse Healers: Focuses on the healing aspects of nursing, and how to be a better nurse.
  4. The Nurse Practitioner’s Place: Learn about how you can be a nurse practitioner.
  5. A Midwife’s Muse: Learn about life as a nurse midwife.

Dentist and Orthodontist Blogs

Learn about the careers opportunities available if you don’t mind working on others’ teeth.

  1. Marty Jablow DMD: Discussions on dental technology and career helps.
  2. Exceptional Dental Practice Management: Learn about how to more effectively manage a dental practice.
  3. The Tooth Booth Dental Blog: Get a first hand look at what’s going on in the world of dentistry.
  4. The Daily Grind: A blog about life in a tooth related practice.
  5. Ask Dr. Straight Orthodontist Blog: Learn about what it’s like to be an orthodontist.

Eye Care Blogs

Optomologists and ophthalmologists have interesting jobs working with people’s vision and eyesight.

  1. Vision: This About.com blog talks about vision, and includes information on careers in eye care fields.
  2. optoblog.com: Follow the exploits of optometrist David Langford.
  3. Dr. Morris’s Optometry BLOG: Learn about a career in eye care, from a guy who talks about eye issues.
  4. Ophthalmology News Blog: This blog from MedicineWorld offers a look at news and information from the world of eyes.
  5. Ophthalmology Blog: Learn more about what is going on with regard to procedures and other career helps.

Radiology and Medical Tech Blogs

Learn how to me a medical tech or a radiologist, and enjoy an interesting and rewarding career.

  1. Radiology 101: A look at life in radiology, and what you need to do to be successful at it.
  2. Aunt Minnie: Learn about therapy, radiology and more, as well as get the latest news in the field. Also includes a helpful career center.
  3. Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Medicine Podcast: Learn about the latest happens in the world of nuclear and molecular medicine.
  4. Latest Medical Technology: Learn about what’s available in medical technology, and be a part of it.

Medical Assisting Blogs

You can assist in medical practices without being a doctor or nurse. Learn how to help others and have a good career.

  1. Medical Assistant Jobs: A look at different career opportunities for medical assistants.
  2. Nursing Assistant Resources on the Web: Learn how to be a nurse assistant.
  3. The American Society of Podiatric Medical Assistant’s Blog: Learn about medical assisting, specifically in podiatry.
  4. American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s MySpace Blog: Learn about the ins and outs of assisting dentists as a hygienist.

Transcription, Billing and Coding Blogs

You can take care of administrative issues in medical offices. Some of these medical transcription, billing and coding blogs can even be done at home.

  1. Medical Transcription Blog: Learn about a job as a medical transcriptionist, and what it takes to become one.
  2. Medical Billing Blog: Learn about medical billing and software that can help you enhance your career.
  3. Medical Coding and Billing Blog: Learn more about the jobs of medical coding and billing, and get information on where to find jobs.
  4. Your Medical Coding Career: Get advice and helpful hints on enhancing your medical coding career.

Pharmaceutical and Medical Sales

You can get involved in medical equipment sales and pharmaceutical sales as a career, selling doctors, hospitals and others what they need to help patients.

  1. CafePharma: This page is devoted to pharmaceutical industry news, and a helpful resource for sales professionals.
  2. PharmaGossip: Get the inside story on the pharmaceutical industry.
  3. Medical Sales Recruiter: Learn what recruiters are looking for in sales professionals, and brush up your skills.
  4. Specialty Medical Sales Blog: News and information that can help you with a career in medical sales.
  5. Recruit Buzz: Get career information and help from this helpful blog on medical sales.

Alternative Medicine Blogs

Learn how to provide medical services and healing in an alternative/complementary way.

  1. The Chiropractic Blog: Learn how to enhance a chiropractic practice.
  2. Next Generation Chiropractor: Offers insights on a career in chiro, as well as a look at the latest developments in the field.
  3. Acupuncture Health Insights Blog: Learn about the practice of acupuncture, and how you can use it to enhance your career.
  4. Natural Health Almanac: Learn about natural health, and what it’s like to be a naturopathic doctor.

Student Blogs

Learn how to get into a career program for various medical fields. These student blogs provide insight into what’s like to study in medicine.

  1. Medical Assistant News: St. Augustine School of Medical Assistants: Get information on becoming a medical assistant, from students and teachers at St. Augustine.
  2. RNLife.com – A Nursing Student’s Blog: Delves into healthcare issues, and addresses the challenges of being a nursing student.
  3. Radiology Student’s Page: This is put on by Dave’s Places in Radiology, and offers helpful hints for students.
  4. RookieDoc: Tools and tips to help doctors-in-training through their internships.

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