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Okay so I have been thinking about a medical career and I need to know the what these are
ATTENDING
FELLOW
RESIDENT
PLEASE TELL ME WHAT THE DIFFERENCE IS AND WHAT THEY DO
I know this is a pretty brief explanation but hope it helps.....

The resident is a 2nd year post-graduate in training. He/she reports to the attending physician and sometimes the fellow.
The fellow has completed a fellowship program and might be a physicians assistant, research assistant, a lecturer or a professor. Each university or hospital might have a slightly different definition of Fellow.
The attending is the staff physician in charge of patient care and acts as supervisor.

I hope you do choose the medical field. Great career choice.
Hmm. I'm not sure where you got those definitions.

A resident is a doctor-in-training doing his residency which is the period of training right after medical school.
A fellow is like a resident except he or she has finished their residency and is now training in a subspecialty. For example, someone who wants to be a cardiologist would do an internal medicine residency and then do a cardiology fellowship.

The medical field can be a rewarding career choice, but keep in mind that it's a very stressful one too and you do have to make a lot of sacrifices. It requires a major time commitment as far as education and training and unlike a lot of other careers, it's not as easy to change careers later in life because you've invested so much of your time and money into it.
Let's get this right.
An intern is right out of medical school, and is an intern for 2 years
A resident has completed his internship.
A fellow has completed his residency and is working on his specialty
An attending is an experienced physician who is over all of them





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