The fact of the matter is that your background as a doctor doesn't really give you an edge in an SAP career. If I were you, I'd be looking for a career shift that took more advantage of your current skills. Having said that, obviously SAP has a lot of market penetration in the pharmaceutical industry, so perhaps that would be a good area to look if you are determined to break into SAP -- for example, apply to SAP-related positions at pharmaceutical companies.
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