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How do I find out more about being a doctor for the CDC?

I want to work for the CDC after med school and residency, but I don't know how to show people (particularly med school adcoms) just how serious I am about this. I'm applying to med schools this cycle and want to mention my CDC aspirations, but am afraid that doing so might inadvertently hurt my application because I have no experience with the CDC. [more inside]
posted by acthelight on Apr 16, 2014 - 13 answers

What could I do if I leave pre-med?

What other options are there besides pre-med? [more inside]
posted by JYuanZ on Oct 27, 2013 - 20 answers

In your opinion what are the most interesting topics in medicine today?

My original proposed topic for a publication I'm writing in was about printing organs and bone marrow but it may be rejected because someone else proposed the same idea. I'm currently brainstorming ideas before tomorrow. Currently I'm thinking of writing of genetically engineered humans. Any other ideas?
posted by JYuanZ on Sep 17, 2013 - 16 answers

MSW bid vs. detour to premed

How would you compare a somewhat-expensive MSW program with a detour to post-bacc premed education (& subsequent bid for med school)? For somebody passionate about kids, disability, and cross-cultural wellness. [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on Jun 13, 2013 - 8 answers

At this rate I'll be a doctor at 65...

I'm an adult working a full time job and I have my BA already. I'd like to start working toward medical school by taking an evening class next semester in NYC. I do not want to stop working and enroll in a post-bac pre-med program. Help me figure out my options. [more inside]
posted by telegraph on Oct 21, 2012 - 6 answers

Do you know anything about City College of San Francisco's biotech/computer skills certificates?

Has anyone completed the "Genomics Technology," and "Computer Skills for Scientists" certificate programs at the City College in San Francisco? My plan is to take these classes while finishing up pre-med requirements at the City College. Then I want to find a job in genetics research while I decide between medical school/finishing my biochem education at Berkeley. Is this feasible? Is this a good plan? [more inside]
posted by sunnichka on Mar 8, 2012 - 7 answers

How should I manage my time for the next 5-6 months?

I was hoping to be back in school this fall to take pre-med classes, but it didn't work out. How do I handle all this unstructured time till I can start school in the spring, both in terms of daily life and my plan for the next few months? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Aug 20, 2011 - 12 answers

Calling all med students, past and present

Thinking back to medical school classes like Biochemistry and Pharmacology, how much foundational knowledge did you actually use from your undergrad courses in related subjects? Was it important to walk in being able to solve all of the kinds of problems you’d see in general chemistry and physics, or were concepts more important? I am trying to understand how much ‘general’ review is required for success before someone who has been admitted actually starts a medical school program.
posted by mockjovial on Jun 29, 2011 - 3 answers

What material should I give my recommender so he can write my letter?

I'm going back to school to take pre-med requirements (previously). My current boss has agreed to write a recommendation for me, and has asked me to tell him "what I want him to say." What should I give him? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on May 18, 2011 - 5 answers

What really matters when it comes to choosing a post-bacc pre-med program?

I'm considering applying to medical school as a nontraditional applicant (ie, humanities major, five years out from college, work thus far in entirely unrelated fields). I need some information on post-bacc pre-med programs to help me figure out my game plan. [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on May 10, 2011 - 8 answers

In what warm foreign country can I take Organic Chemistry for pre-med?

In what warm foreign country can I take organic chemistry for pre-med? [more inside]
posted by crawltopslow on May 1, 2011 - 12 answers

Premed in Austin?

I'd like to become a psychiatrist. Problem: I earned a bachelor's degree that includes none of the prerequisites for getting into medical school. I live in Austin, TX. [more inside]
posted by sindas on Apr 23, 2011 - 11 answers

Can I go to med school?

I've been to two colleges. The first one, I received all W's and an F. The second one, I received all F's. Do I have a shot at medical school? [more inside]
posted by biochemist on Aug 12, 2010 - 36 answers

What's the best way to study for organic chemistry and/or anatomy?

What are your best study strategies for learning organic chemistry and/or anatomy? [more inside]
posted by melodykramer on Sep 15, 2009 - 19 answers

Pre-med Requirements After B.A.

How can I complete pre-medical requirements after having earned my B.A.? [more inside]
posted by mahoganyslide on May 15, 2009 - 3 answers

What can I expect as a premed?

As a new premed student, what should I expect (namely in terms of math courses/difficulty) to encounter later down the road? [more inside]
posted by pandemic on Aug 7, 2008 - 13 answers

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