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By Tom Nolan, Matt Green, Alexander Young

Deciding upon even if to pursue a occupation in drugs is a choice that are supposed to no longer be taken evenly. changing into a physician will be hugely worthwhile however it isn't with no its drawbacks. it truly is for this reason vital that you just achieve a transparent perception into the realm of drugs to make sure that it's the correct course that you should stick with. This booklet has been written with the above in brain to supply a transparent photograph of what changing into a physician quite consists of. It explores what it rather capacity to be a very good surgeon and the stairs that are meant to be taken to substantiate even if a occupation in drugs is de facto the single for you. The publication explains the method of creating a winning software to clinical tuition together with some of the front checks (UKCAT, BMAT, GAMSAT), the UCAS own assertion and next scientific institution interview. lifestyles as a scholar at clinical schoolis mentioned as are many of the profession paths open to you as a physician with valuable insights supplied by means of working towards medical professionals. This complete publication is key studying for a person excited about changing into a physician and deciding on even if it truly is the fitting profession for you!

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Chapter 3 How to choose a medical school Matthew Harrison & Will Dougal Chapter 3 How to choose a medical school Choosing which medical school to apply for is one of the most important yet difficult aspects of your application. There are 32 medical schools to choose from, but on the surface you may find it difficult to distinguish between them. Reading the prospectuses might not get you much closer to deciding which one is right for you. They each talk about their teaching style, intercalation, clinical training and boast about their extra-curricular activities, but they might not say a lot about the location of the medical school, how far you have to travel, or the cost of living locally.

And Mitchell, A. Gray’s Anatomy for Students (London: Churchill Livingstone, 2004) Koeppen, B. , Berne and Levy Physiology (Philadelphia: Mosby, 2008) Kumar, P. , Kumar and Clark Clinical Medicine (London: Saunders, 2005); Pocock, G. , Human Physiology: the basis of medicine (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2006); Tortora, G. Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (Denver: John Wiley and Sons 2005). These are some examples of general textbooks; the best advice is to wait as you may happen to find one in a charity shop.

7. 8. 9. 12 Selection for medical school implies selection for the medical profession. The selection process attempts to identify the academic and non-academic qualities of a doctor. A high level of academic attainment will be expected. The practice of medicine requires the highest standards of professional and personal conduct. The practice of medicine requires the highest standards of professional competence. Candidates should demonstrate some understanding of what a career in medicine involves and their suitability for a caring profession.

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