Internists are medical doctors who only treat adults. They practice internal medicine, which generally refers to conditions affecting the internal organs.
Internists are the first point of treatment for most people. Internists monitor their patient’s conditions carefully and will update treatment approaches if necessary. Internists also may take part in conducting medical or academic research, such as running clinical trials or analyzing healthcare records.
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High levels of physical stamina
Excellent fine motor skills and hand dexterity
Strong communication and leadership skills
Ability to think critically and problem solve
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