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  1. What is the difference in income between IM vs FM physicians - I heard that in GIM in Alberta you make 500K+ - 1 million, but in FM you usually make 250K+. Are those numbers correct.
  2. Sorry it should be 30 years old! Given the fees for service model, would it be possible to make good money if you see complex patients and spend time with them or do most FM doctors see more patients that are less complex.
  3. I finished 5 years of my IM training in the UK and now I am planning to apply to CaRMS - FM or IM. Now, I believe that I have skills and competencies to manage complex patients but my educational credentials are not being recognized. I'm currently 30 years old and debating whether to apply to FM or IM in CaRMS next cycle. If I go through the FM residency route - will I be able to see complex patient and work them up if I have competency to do so from my prior training. I'm interested in working-up complex patients in outpatient settings. How are the billing codes in FM vs. IM? Will I
  4. TBH.. if you will just be doing data entry, it will not be worth your time (Unless you are able to write manuscript on it).
  5. LOL... I was not planning on escaping regulations or rules or anything-- I just want to be my own boss and do whatever I want to do and I dislike working for organizations and having to appease authority or "higher ups" ( if I don't genuinely feel like it and I usually can't fake things for gain)... I also not a competitive person at all, and don't compare myself to others.. just want to be able to make a difference in the lives of my patients, and do my own thing without having to compete for things... I guess FM or peds might be the best options for me yes, I meant along the way...
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