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How to Become a Psychiatrist!!

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How to Become a Psychiatrist!!

Post  Admin on Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:13 pm

How to Become a Psychiatrist!!


Things You'll Need

1 Take lots of science courses in high school to best prepare yourself for a college premedical program. Include physics, chemistry and biology.

2 Visit the Medical Schools Web page (aamc.org/medicalschools.htm) for a list of U.S. and Canadian medical schools. Contact your top choices about the college premedical courses that you'll need for admission.

3 Peruse the Princeton Review Web site (review.com) for a listing of colleges and their programs. Send for catalogs and applications. Be certain that the colleges to which you apply offer all the prerequisite premedical courses.

4 Maintain a high grade point average, especially in your science courses. The competition for medical school is intense.

5 Take the Medical Admission Test (MCAT) at the end of your junior year in college. Ask your adviser how to best handle the paperwork involved in medical school applications.

6 Complete four years of medical school, pass your medical boards, and you will have your Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree and, most likely, an enormous loan to repay.

7 Begin your four-year residency in psychiatry, which is actually on-the-job training for which you will receive a salary. Depending on the state in which you work as a resident, you will take your medical licensing examination sometime during this period.

8 Consider continuing your training to receiving board certification in a subspecialty such as forensic psychiatry, child psychiatry or geriatric psychiatry.


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