Medical jobs require specialized training. Doctors, surgeons, and dentists graduate college and then attend medical schools. Some nurses need a college degree, but some don't. X-ray technicians and ultrasound technicians attend classes to earn a certificate in their field. (3-page lesson)
Doctors help sick people.
The doctor in this picture is preparing to give a young patient a shot.
After doctors graduate from college they go to medical school.
It takes about eleven years to become a doctor.
Surgeons are doctors who operate on patients.
For example, surgeons preform heart operations and organ transplants.
After doctors graduate medical school, they can train to become surgeons.