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Medics at BCG

At BCG, we believe that many of the attributes and skills that have allowed you to succeed in medicine are essential to consulting. Like doctors, management consultants must be good with people, intellectually curious, creative, and analytically minded.

Doctors bring not only relevant skills, but also a unique perspective that allows them to approach problems in a way that provides tremendous value to our clients. BCG attracts doctors from all stages of their careers, including those who join right after medical school, bringing a range of capabilities which allow them to deliver valuable insights for our clients.

One factor which unites the people who join BCG is a passion for problem-solving. They are people with ambition who want to challenge themselves intellectually, to understand some of the most complex business and organisational issues, and to shape strategies with widespread impact.

In addition to on-the-job training, BCG provides an extensive network of mentorship, formal training opportunities, and leadership development to help doctors thrive in their career transition. Doctors most commonly join in the Senior Associate or Consultant role, and beyond the extensive entry-level training, we provide a Business Essentials course to help new joiners quickly gain an understanding of key business terms and concepts.

BCG's intellectual leadership, diverse client base, and global network make us an ideal platform for personal growth and development. As a BCG consultant, you can have a high-level impact with some of the world's leading organisations and businesses.

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The switch from late night cannulas and cardiac arrests to intense problem solving in a different environment has been fascinating.

Andrew
Senior Associate
London

In some ways, consulting is not dissimilar to medicine – companies come to us with challenges, and we look for cures.

Katie
Principal
London

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