Becoming a doctor is a long, complicated process. Because you are responsible for your patients’ health and well-being, you have to prove yourself to be competent and qualified. It takes many years of studying and practicing under supervision to make sure that any mistakes you make do not negatively impact patients. The following are not all the steps to becoming a doctor, but they are the most important.
1. Go To Medical School
Even this first step involves lots of smaller steps. To be a doctor, you have to have a strong grounding in life sciences. Therefore, med schools require that students wishing to attend meet minimum academic requirements for admission. Majoring in pre-med should cover your bases, but if you major in a field such as biology, you may still qualify. Additionally, you also typically have to take and pass the Medical College Admission Test to demonstrate the …Continue reading