~by Don Osborne from ~INQUARTA
Becoming a Doctor is not for the faint-hearted! Gone are the days when academic excellence only will guarantee you a place in Medical School. Medical School selection committees are looking at a lot more…
“How Do You Become A Doctor in the United States?”
Ask yourself some questions:
How do I become a doctor? Or – “I really want to become a doctor, but I need to know what I need to do in order to become a doctor?&
So you want to become a specialist surgeon?
First, you will need to become a medical doctor (general practitioner). Becoming a medical doctor requires, depending on the state/country you live in, that you obtain a premedical science degree and follow it up with a medical degree. Some medical schools combine these two degrees into a single degree.
Second, you would be wise to gain practical experience for at least a number of years as a general practitioner before considering special
Let’s face a fact – you want to know how to become a medical doctor, also called a general practitioner (GP), because you love people; you love working with people and you have a heart for people who are suffering. If you want to find out whether you’re a future doctor.
Although medicine does offer careers for so called “task orientated” personalities, a GP works with people almost all of the time and in the final analysis needs to be a “people’s
Below is a short summary of the steps to follow to become a doctor in the united states of america.
Academically you need to focus your attention on attaining an approved 4-year pre-medical science qualification (step 2):
Get a GED or a high school diploma
You MUST finish a 4-year college or university, complying with medical school premed requirements
In your final year at college/university, you will have to do the MCAT test (Medical School Admission test)
Apply to medical school. I woul
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