There's an article on published in the Next Generation titled, "Alternative Careers in Medicine." It looks like it was published in 2007 and the article is based on an interview with John R. Wesley, M.D., a medical business consultant, Adjunct Professor of Surgery at Northwestern University Medical School, and the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Rhoads Research Foundation, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Dr. Wesley worked at Baxter Healthcare, a global pharmaceutical and medical devices company. He emphasizes the importance of his professional network and he encourages self-awareness and an open mind: "Ask yourself, 'Is this what I want?'"
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