The PathMatch Guide to

Physicist - Family Practice

A Day in the Life

A Family Practitioner is a medical doctor who provides primary healthcare to patients of any sex or age. Any age includes newborns to the elderly. This specialty includes biological, clinical, and behavioral science. Family Practitioners receive hospital training and have a focus on outpatient care. They may also have training in pediatrics.

Work Responsibilities

Skills You'll Need

  • Critical thinking, or the ability to identify strengths and weaknesses to other potential solutions
  • Active listening, or the ability to give full attention to what those around them are saying
  • Good judgment and decision making
  • Good reading comprehension
  • Good writing skills
  • Skills to work with technologies at their disposal

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Growth Path

  1. Jr. Level Family Practitioner
  2. Mid-Level Family Practitioner
  3. Mid-Sr. Level Family Practitioner
  4. Sr. Level Family Practitioner

Demand for Talent

  • Projected Growth: MASSIVE
  • Current Demand: FIRE
  • Job opportunities for family practitioners are projected to grow at a rate of 10-145.5% by 2026
  • Family practitioners will always be needed, as without them medical care can be fragmented


Jr. Level Family Practitioner
Mid-Level Family Practitioner
Mid-Sr. Level Family Practitioner
Sr. Level Family Practitioner

Teams You'll Work With


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