Wall Street’s multimillion-dollar lure

NY Times: Lure of Great Wealth Affects Career Choices looks at how Wall Street is so lucrative that doctors, lawyers and others are leaving their primary professions to receive the huge rewards there.

A decade into the practice of medicine, still striving to become “a well regarded physician-scientist,” Robert H. Glassman concluded that he was not making enough money. So he answered an ad in the New England Journal of Medicine from a business consulting firm hiring doctors.

And today, after moving on to Wall Street as an adviser on medical investments, he is a multimillionaire.

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