Medical School Prerequisites: Masochism?

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As a future physician it is your duty to have sound “scientific literacy”.  In in fell swoop I’ve answered the question stem to my blog entry, job well done me, time for a pint — oh wait, you were expecting an actual entry, back to work me.  Alright, so you’ve decided to take the physician plunge (make sure you learn the secret premed handshake) so let’s discuss those arduous prerequisites.  It’s a time honored tradition for premeds to bemoan the seemingly esoteric course work required just to get into [US] medical schools.  But, I believe most premeds miss the intent of the rigorous coarse work, falsely associating it with some type of twisted sadism created with the sole intent to crush your soul.  As a reminder, the typical premed course work consists of a year of:

  • Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry *optional at most schools
  • Physics
  • English
  • Upper…

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