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I want to work in a hospital. How will I apply after I get my ph.d?

I want to be a neurologist that works in a hospital? #doctor #doctorate-degree #hospital-and-health-care #neuroscience #neurology #medicine


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Richard’s Answer

Neurologists are physicians who have completed medical school and neurology residency.

In the US, to apply to medical school, you need a bachelor's degree. Any 4-year university should suffice.

Apply to medical schools during your last year of college.

Medical school takes 4 years to complete.

After medical school neurologists complete a residency for additional training.

After training neurologists can work in the hospital or clinic or both. A new field is teleneurology and telestroke. The neurologists works from their home or office and remotely evaluates neurological emergencies.

Try using a recruiter to help you find the perfect practice setting

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Maria’s Answer

Hi

Here is a great info link
https://www.aan.com/tools-and-resources/medical-students/careers-in-neurology/

Best.

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Estelle’s Answer

To become a neurologist, here is the path:

College degree,
including the premed requirements and MCAT

4 years of medical school

1 year Internship in internal medicine

3 year neurology residency

A PhD in Neuroscience will not make you a neurology physician.

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Naiara’s Answer

To be a Neurologist and work as a physician (patient care) you will need to go to medical school and get a MD or DO degree, not a PhD. There are doctors who have both a medical degree and a PhD, but these take at least 6-7 years of schooling.

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