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Careers in occupational medicine

Occupational medicine is one of the most varied specialties in medicine, covering the multi-faceted relationship between health and work.  If you become a specialist you could find yourself working in the NHS; an international company; Defence Medical Services; or as a private provider.  You will come across a huge range of physical and mental health problems, and may be the first one to spot the link between a hazard in a factory with an industrial disease.

There are also multiple sub-specialties including radiation, diving and aviation medicine, and many opportunities for international work.

Watch the short clip below where Dr Reza Naghavi MFOM describes Occupational Medicine in 30 seconds:

For a quick guide to careers in occupational medicine and specialty training, see: Have you considered a career in Occupational Medicine?