Importance of Education
Name – Confidential
Profession – Medical
Designation – Associate Professor & Head of Department of Radiation Oncology
Organisation – All India Institute of Medical Science
Age – 45
City – Patna
Work Experience (Years) – 25 years
Under-Graduation – MBBS, Patna Medical College
Post-Graduation – DNB, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
Professional Qualification – ESMO
Please give us a summary of your Career.
I was determined and focused towards my career from my childhood. As soon as I completed my DNB, I was placed well.
Please describe your current Job Responsibilities.
I am the Associate Professor & Head of Department of Radiation Oncology in AIIMS. I am teaching MBBS students at AIIMS.
Average Income in this Profession in the current scenario
Starting out/Fresher – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 20-40 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
Work-Life Balance as Radiation Oncology HOD
On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
All 7 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Does your work require you to travel?
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
How would you consider the job security in your profession?
Would you consider Radiation Oncology Risky?
Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?
Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?
What are the different ways of entering this profession?
MBBS is the general way to get into this profession.
How would you rate Stress-Level in Radiation Oncology?
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
How would you describe your co-workers?
Generally speaking, your work is
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
Importance of Education in Your Profession
Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Post-Graduation in Relevant Stream
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
At present, which institutes are best for the education of this profession?
What is the cost of education (post 12th) of this profession at present?
10 lakhs approximately
Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful in your Profession?
First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoys variety of tasks and is good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on facts and details and apply past experiences to come up with practical solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to keep flexible plan and keep options open
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he get easily stressed out, angry and irritated
Please provide details
One has to be patient enough to manage and handle the workload.
What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to join your Profession?
This profession helps you in the betterment of the society and your country.
Due to transfers, you get to see many places.
What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering a career in your Profession?
May not be able to give family much time due to long and odd working hours.
Recognition in your Profession
What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
General Information of your Profession/Business
What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
It Doesn’t Matter
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Maybe Easy for Few
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Maybe Easy for Few
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?
I would still pick the same profession.