How to Become a Doctor?

by Shenron on July 14, 2009

Becoming a doctor is a dream for many people. To make it happen, it is important to get the right foundation set bystudying medicine-related subjects all the way from high school. This will help one enroll into university or college and later medical school. Below are some of the basic steps to becoming a doctor.

  • Pursue related subjects:
  • Graduate from college or university

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  • Take the Medical School Admissions Exam
  • Complete medical school
  • Residency period
  • Volunteering in a medical setting

Pursuing related subjects involves focusing on subjects such as chemistry and biology. These are very essential when it comes to pursue medicine. One will definitely need to graduate from college or university with an excellent pass mark to join a medical training institution. Medicine is a very sensitive subject and those who enroll are normally dedicated and committed to medicine.

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The Medical School Admissions Exam is issued to those who graduated from college or university with excellent grades and want to join medical school. The completion of medical school is very vital. One cannot study for two or three and a half years of medicine school and still expect to become a doctor. One is supposed to pursue the full four to eight years then get into the residency period. This is where one works as they are being trained by experienced doctors.

On completion of medical school and the residency period, it is important to get hands-on experience by doing some voluntary work at clinics. This will also help in developing people skills, which ensure that one understands how to deal with different types of people. This will also help in experiencing different medical situations.

Finally, the most important aspect of becoming a doctor is having the passion and commitment that comes with this profession. Before venturing into it, be careful to understand all the challenges that becoming a doctor will come with.

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Mike September 20, 2009 at 5:05 am

It’s a good idea before setting out to become a doctor to volunteer in the health field on summers off to be sure it’s what you want, ’cause it’s a very demanding path.


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