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Angela A. May 25, 2018 410 views

What can I do now that I am in college to get ahead in the medical field?

I am thinking about studying medicine. I am really interested in being a physician or an orthodontist. I would like to know of any programs online or available in person to get more knowledge of the field. I want to be sure of what I want to study before I start college. doctor field...

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Ava C. May 10, 2018 472 views

While in high school, how do you know if medical school is the right decision / path?

I'm currently a junior in high school, and just wondering how I can know whether or not I really want to go into medicine. I've heard that shadowing is a good way to find out, but I don't know any doctors and its really hard to find opportunities for people under 18. Suggestions? medicine...

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Maria H. Apr 21, 2018 555 views

Is it harder for D.O.'s to get the same respect as M.D.'s?

I've recently become interested in osteopathic medicine. The philosophy of treating patients as a whole instead of just symptoms appeals to me. However, I've heard that it may be hard for D.O.'s to find residencies that are not biased. I hadn't even heard of D.O.'s until a year ago,...

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Maria H. Apr 21, 2018 415 views

Do you have to go to a prestigious university to get into a "good" medical school?

I plan to study to become a physician after I graduate from high school. I want to attend a "good" medical-school, but I don't know if I'll be able to get into one if I attend a public-school. I know that it is mostly up to me on whether I make it or not. But I have to believe that...

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Samantha M. Mar 27, 2018 497 views

What exactly does it mean to be a board-certified surgeon?

Why is it that board-certified physicians/surgeons are held to a higher standard than others? What exactly does it mean to be board-certified? Just more certificates from exams? How does one become board-certified? boardcertified surgeon physician doctor...

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Sundus J. Jan 18, 2018 348 views

What are the main differences between a nurse with a PhD and a physician ?

I’ve always wanted to become a Doctor, lately my mind fluctuates between the three. rn medicine...

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Ramtin M. Dec 21, 2017 503 views

What type of internships are good to become a physician?

I'm not sure what type of internships and which companies can provide me an impressive resume builder in terms of internships. internships doctor pediatrics science medicine...

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Vanden G. May 22, 2016 709 views

What does a typical day look like for a M.D. that is in their residency in the field of radiology?

Im currently a senior in high school and plan to follow a pre med track next year when I begin my undergraduate studies. After med school I plan to take part in a radiology residency program. doctor physician radiology radiologist hospital-and-health-care...

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Huy D. May 20, 2016 529 views

When I am studying, and if I receive and internship, Is there any possible chances of pay? What specific skills should I keep in mind for my future career in nursing?

I am a sophomore, and I am truly dedicated to the idea of one day becoming a nurse, Doctor, or any kind of health professional. I want to be able to earn these chosen careers because my goal, dream is to be able to live a life of helping people. I want to ensure a safe and healthy world. My...

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Cecelia J. May 19, 2016 555 views

What are some of the best schools with Physician Assistant programs?

I already have a school in mind for my first four years, but what school is best for the remaining schooling needed? physician-assistant physician healthcare...

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Sydney W. Aug 12, 2016 524 views

What activities should I be participating in in high school to be able to apply for an undergraduate degree used to get into medical school?

I want to be a neurosurgeon and am overwhelmed with the amount of colleges I could apply to for undergrad. I am currently leading two different sections of the robotics team at my school and am thinking about taking summer classes to become an EMT to get hands on-experience in the medical...

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Dave B. May 31, 2017 3259 views

Medical biochemistry vs clinical pathology

Hi. Recently I was searching information about medical residencies and I found out that laboratory medicine has some kind of two "similar" specialties. So, my question is: what are the main differences between a physician with a specialty in medical biochemistry and another one with clinical...

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Christian G. May 13, 2016 647 views

Regarding the future of Physician Assistants, do you believe they will be allowed to do more in their respective areas of work.

I am considering a career as a Physician Assistant and I have always heard that PAs are not allowed to do as much as the Physicians. I am curious about the job and how it will change in the future. doctor science medicine pre-med physician careers hospitals hospital...

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Sara W. May 13, 2016 716 views

Is it better to get my Nurse practitioner or physicians assistant?

After I graduate with a nursing degree I want to go on and get either my NP or PA. Not sure which is better to get. medicine nurse healthcare physician nurse-practitioner doctor...

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Elizabeth M. May 11, 2016 585 views

Is there a personality difference between PA's and DNP's and if so, should I consider this when making a career choice?

I understand that PA's tend to be task oriented, check it off the list, get it done and move on type of personalities vs nurses who might have a similar job description, but tend to be more compassionate and nurturing. I definitely tend to lean towards the PA type but my college of choice does...

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Bre'Shana A. Aug 31, 2017 374 views

As time goes on, does being a physician's assistant become harder and kind of boring to do?

I'm interested in becoming a physician's assistant, but I'm not sure if it's the right choice for me physician...

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RS P. Mar 05, 2014 2679 views

What parts of your job as a physician do you find most challenging?

My objective is to get into the medical field and I plan to be a physician and I want to know what challenges do physicians go through. doctor medicine physician pathologist...

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Elizabeth M. May 11, 2016 470 views

What is a better path for someone that would like to one day be a mother--a PA or DNP?

I would love to be a mother one day, and I am taking this into consideration while trying to choose a career path. While a PA and DNP have similar jobs, is one better suited for a mother than the other? medicine nursing nurse healthcare physician...

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Malinda G. May 18, 2016 458 views

Besides obtaining my Bachelors, what other steps can I take now to make myself more attractive to a PA program?

I am a graduating high school senior and have just determined which career path I want to follow, which is that of a Physician Assistant. I discovered that PA would be a good fit for me as a result of a career class at my local community college. However, I have no history or experience in any...

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Taylor B. May 17, 2016 818 views

How hard is Physician's Assistant school?

I am a nursing student going back and forth between becoming a nurse and a physician's assistant. medicine nursing nurse physician physician-assistant assistance...

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Kassandra S. May 15, 2016 522 views
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Angelina P. Feb 17, 2017 718 views

What is the most important quality to have as a nurse, or someone who works in the medical profession in general?

Hi, everybody! I am hoping to become a nurse, and I was wondering, what do you think is the most important quality to have as a nurse? Or as someone who works in the medical profession in general? Thank you so much! medicine nursing healthcare pediatrics physician nicu...

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Madeline L. Feb 14, 2017 669 views

What are factors to consider when looking at possible medical schools, as in what differentiates one program from another?

I plan to continue on to medical school to become a physician after receiving an undergraduate degree and am thinking ahead. doctor medicine physician...

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Montez M. Feb 08, 2017 544 views

What classes did you take in college to be a doctor?

This my back up plan. I am just wondering. medicine healthcare physician...

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Armine M. Jan 31, 2017 526 views

What major is required or essential to become a physician or medical professional?

I am going to be majoring in Biology and Business this upcoming year. I aspire to become a physician in the years to come. I just wanted to know if those majors would cover the pre-medical requirements. medicine college-major college-admissions physician college-majors...

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Maja G. Jan 26, 2017 5062 views