Physician Careers by Personality Type… Does Yours Match?
Physicians come in all shapes and sizes, even though it’s often what’s on the inside that counts… especially if you’re an internal medicine specialist! But all jokes aside, physicians are truly unique professionals right down to their personal approaches to medicine. With such a variety of medical specialties out there, doctors often gravitate toward fields that align with their personal and professional goals. Still, to really find your passion, it’s best to consider how physician careers by personality type align!
One of the most famous personality tests out there continues to be the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Using a series of situational questions, the test allows individuals to understand their personalities in terms of four aspects - Thinking, Feeling, Sensing, and Perceiving. Now, we’ve aligned those personality types with physician specialties to see just how diverse doctors really are in our infographic below: