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Can one become board-certified in internal medicine before graduating from medical school?

Can one become board-certified in internal medicine before graduating from medical school?

No: In order to become certified and sit for the exam, a physician needs to have completed medical school and a 3 year internal medicine or 4 year internal medicine/pediatrics residency to register and take the examination. ...Read more

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Is completion of medical school one of the pre-requisites to becoming a fellow in the american academy of pediatrics?

Is completion of medical school one of the pre-requisites to becoming a fellow in the american academy of pediatrics?

Yes: A person must successfully complete medical school in order to become a physician. After 3 or more years of additional training in pediatrics, he or she can apply for membership to the aap. ...Read more

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Is 32 to old ti start medical school?

Never: The average age in my medical school class for those starting was 28 years old. We had many in their 30s. Even one that was in his mid-50s who had been a farmer and wanted to be a doctor. If properly motivated and if it's something that you want, it's never too late ...Read more

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How difficult is pre-med and medical school?

That is an : individual issue. I took really hard pre-med courses - so that was hard. Medical school - that just about knocked my socks off. The impact would be different on different people and medical schools can vary. ...Read more

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Do mental health professionals attend medical school?

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Do mental health professionals attend medical school?

Med. school: Being one, I attended medical school, then residency training program, then fellowship to specialize in Psychiatry. ...Read more

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Is medical school a lot harder than undergraduate school?

Worth it: Medical school was tough. I had the privilege to study with very talented and dedicated classmates. We worked very hard. Having said that, it was worth it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is best to get your bachelors in before going into medical school?

What is best to get your bachelors in before going into medical school?

Any university...: Any university where one can really shine, is a good place to get a bachelor's degree. The student must be able to learn all his life sciences material really really well, and demonstrate it on his grades and standardized test scores. The actual major doesn't matter, but should be something the student enjoys and makes him a mature, well-rounded person. ...Read more

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Is physics necessary to succeed in medical school? I'm thinking of applying to med school eventually.

Is physics necessary to succeed in medical school? I'm thinking of applying to med school eventually.

Required: Pre-medical requirements from undergraduate school are an index of your discipline, intelligence and compulsiveness. Physics is one of those which requires you to apply these skills and your success is considered to correlate with success in medical school. It is a requirement, so do as well as you can and help is usually available. And physics can be interesting also. ...Read more

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Hi I am a pemed student failing my first biology class. Should i still pursue medicine? I am good enough to be accepted into medical school?

Why are you failing?: Is it because of lack of interest, lack of understanding material, study habits etc. Discuss with the professor and figure out what can be done to improve your situation. If you are truly interested in medicine, then do what ever it takes to try and succeed with an honest effort. ...Read more

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How much time does dr. Spend on hyperaldosteronism in medical school?

Not much: The training to manage hyperaldosteronism takes place more through sub specialties, nephrology and endocrinology, post internal medicine residency training. ...Read more

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I want to go to medical school, do you have any words of advice concerning the application process?

I want to go to medical school, do you have any words of advice concerning the application process?

Going to Med School: As an older adult applying for medical school you will be bringing some life experience with you. It is such a pleasure and a joy to be a physician. So, jumping through the hoops, the long hours, the insurance mess is all worth it. Select a broad range of schools and remember when you are interviewed it is your time to interview them to find the best fit for you. ...Read more

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I plan on going to medical school for Anesthesiology. Any advice on how to prepare or things to expect?

I plan on going to medical school for Anesthesiology. Any advice on how to prepare or things to expect?

Good luck: Advice? Work hard, treat school like a job, but don't make it your life. Be balanced, but recognize that this is a large investment in time and effort. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Do I have a good chance of becoming a neurosurgeon with B's and C's in the first year of medical school?

Do I have a good chance of becoming a neurosurgeon with B's and C's in the first year of medical school?

Dedication: It requires excellent academic performance in medical school and superior performance during neurosurgical rotations. So you need to step it up moving forward. It is very competitive. You must be willing to work harder than most. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am a medical student and i would like to know what is the next step in becoming a neurosurgeon after medical school?

I am a medical student and i would like to know what is the next step in becoming a neurosurgeon after medical school?

Dedication: It requires excellent academic performance in medical school and superior performance during neurosurgical rotations. It is very competitive. You must be willing to work harder than most. Good luck. ...Read more

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