Doctor

You have spent years in medical school learning to heal through science. You might be a physician, a surgeon, or even a mental health professional, but regardless, you tend to the well being of others.

Skill Proficiencies: Medicine, Science
Tool Proficiency: Select one: Biologists' Tools, Chemistry Tools, or Pharmacist's Tools
Languages: One of your choice
Equipment: A casual wardrobe, a business wardrobe, scrubs, two lab coats, a stethoscope, a medical license, a degree in your chosen field of medicine, a smartphone, a tablet, a medical kit, (a) a laptop or (b) a desktop computer, and (a) a biologists' kit, (b) a chemistry kit, or (c) a pharmacist's kit.

Specialty

To determine the nature of your medical training, roll a d8 or choose from the options in the table below.
d8 Specialty d8 Specialty
1 Emergency Medical Specialist 5 Physician
2 Forensic pathologists 6 Psychiatrist
3 Medical Geneticist 7 Psychologist
4 Neurologist 8 Surgeon

Feature: Medical Community


You know the medical professionals of your city. You know at least one trustworthy person who is a medical specialist who will help you or your friends with medical needs without alerting the authorities. They may provide access to labs, or even lab results, if not called upon too often. You must remain in good standing to maintain your position. Your hospital or practice will demand that you be available at specific times.

Suggested Characteristics


Doctors are very educated medical experts who care for the sick and wounded.

d8 Personality Trait
1 I'm fresh out of medical school and looking to prove myself as a hot-shot doctor.
2 I know my work is serious, but I have to find ways to goof off to release the stress.
3 I'm curious about new medical techniques and I want to know how everything works.
4 When I'm on duty or working with patients, I'm great with people, but I have trouble having normal conversations.
5 I live to work and my personal life is in shambles.
6 I have a gift for healing others granted to me from above.
7 I despise the modern medical system. It's a business that makes money only when people are sick.
8 People don't tell the truth about everything. They always have some secret shame or something they want to keep from their loved ones.
d6 Ideal
1 Humanitarian. I became a doctor to help people. (Good)
2 Inquisitive. I'm curious about the physiology of living things, especially when that physiology is outside the norm. (Any)
3 Avaricious. I became a doctor for the wealth and prestige that it brings, though, so far, I haven't been satisfied. (Evil)
4 Diagnostician. Every illness is a mystery which I must solve. (Lawful)
5 Deviant. I seek to perform procedures that push the bounds of nature. (Chaotic)
6 Reasoning. Emotions cloud our judgment. When I work, I am a machine. (Lawful)
d6 Bond
1 When I was young, someone I loved was ill and I wasn't able to help them. I won't let that happen again.
2 I work with a team of medical specialists who I admire and trust.
3 I had a mentor who taught me everything that I know, but since I became a doctor, we've been estranged for some reason I don't fully understand.
4 I come from a family of doctors and I want to make them proud.
5 I' the first college graduate from a working-class family. They made many sacrifices to give me this opportunity.
6 Medicine and it's advancements my only concern.
d6 Flaw
1 The sight of blood makes me queasy.
2 I narrowly escaped a malpractice suit for a mistake I know that I made.
3 I am right, always. And anyone who disagrees with me if, by definition, wrong.
4 I became a doctor because of my family's expectations. I wanted to study liberal arts.
5 I hate myself when I'm wrong and battle depression over the smallest thing.
6 I like to remind people of how intelligent and educated I am.
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