Does anyone know that steps on how to become a Pediatrician?
Q:Does anyone know that steps on how to become a Pediatrician?
More Answers to “Does anyone know that steps on how to become a Pediatrician?“High school (or GED), college (4 years), medical school (4 years), internship (1 year), residency (2 years). It’s the same steps all doctors take, but with a specialization in pediactrics during your internship and residency.You can read more about becoming a pediatrician at http://pediatrics.about.com/od/becomingapediatrician/ or http://www.drgreene.com/21_566.html . Go to college and do well as a premed or a chem or bio major. Take your MCATs. The Kaplan class will help. Start working/volunteering at a hospital or as an EMT in the summers and during school, if you can. Then, try to get your experience in these volunteer/research jobs in pediatrics. Apply as early as you can to medical school with some solid essays and letters of recommendation. In medical school, later on, take your electives in pediatrics and get a pediatric intership and residency. A fellowship is not a bad idea afetr residency (only 1 year). Then, you are on your way, doc.
You have to go to college and earn the degree that is the only way you can become a pediatrician
First, four years for Bachelor’s Degree (college); then, post-graduate work toward your field in Pediatrics. Many years of study, sacrifice and a long residency which is usually grueling. Also, you cannot get into medical school with a GED (as someone stated). You MUST graduate from high school, then onto college. Your grades must have been EXCELLENT from first grade onward to be able to enter pre-med.