"...Some family doctors choose positions in which there is no direct patient contact, such as development of new products in the pharmaceutical industry. Having a diverse knowledge base, family doctors are ideal for staffing emergency departments and urgent care centers. Locum tenens positions are plentiful, if the doctor likes travel and appreciates meeting new people and places. Moonlighting assignments are abundant.
Family doctors can choose a cause, or branch out into a special interest, such as: sports medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, obstetrics, addiction medicine, occupational medicine, alternative and complementary medicine, public health, international and travel medicine, or a special interest of his/her own creation..."