Any other MDs here? Are you preparing for industry exits or the long haul in consulting? I genuinely love this industry so far an am curious how much of my background will actually be useful after SA.

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Hi there im.an md MBA just starting my career in consulting. Love the industry and role but am looking for bigger challenges. What are some exit options for me? I have a cumulative of 3.5 years of industry experience, 3 years of clinical experience and 1 year of research experience.

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Not sure yet if consulting will be the right long term path but I suppose statistically most people leave so I will eventually have to look at other opportunities. I'm also curious what else people have done as an exit.

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How many fishes in this thread at BEP??

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