If you have medical experience or are looking to apply for medical school, volunteering in the healthcare field is a great choice. Volunteering in general is wonderful for so many reason, and using your skills to volunteer in healthcare is beneficial for you and patients. Usher Khan is a medical assistant and registered orthopedic tech who is passionate about completing volunteer work. Today he shares the top benefits of volunteering in the medical field.
- Boost your medical school application. Completing volunteer experience shows medical schools that you are serious about a career in healthcare.
- Gain experience working with patients. Healthcare is entered around patients, after all. The more you can develop your empathy, listening skills, and bedside manner with patients, the better.
- Travel opportunities. There are so many organizations looking to send people with medical experience to areas across the world who need it.