Pre-Medicine

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Pre-Medicine : 

Pre-Medicine “The Gateway To Saving Lives” By: Rana Qureshi & Joshua Harwell

Contents : 

Contents Introduction Getting into Medical School Medical School Residency Specialties Medical Advancements Conclusion Acknowledgements

What Is Medicine????????? : 

What Is Medicine????????? Medicine is defined as the science of art dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, and cure of disease. ? Medicine is important because it gives physicians the chance to help the ill and allows one to have a chance at living a healthier and more fulfilled life.

Getting Into Medical School : 

Getting Into Medical School

Pre-Medicine Courses Needed : 

Pre-Medicine Courses Needed Biology, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physics, Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Math, and English Recommended courses: Biochemistry Microbiology Physiology

Requirements : 

Requirements MCAT test (Medical College Admissions Test) Strong High School GPA in science Minimum of 60 University credits

Year One : 

Year One Course work (4-5 classes a semester) Year One Courses (First Semester) Gross Anatomy Histology Biomolecular Chemistry Doctor-Patient relations courses Second Semester Neuroscience Genetics Physiology Pathology More Clinical experience

Year Two : 

Year Two 3 Main Goals Classes Boards Choosing Graduate Advisor Take Part I of United States Medical Licensing Exam during, and choose Thesis Lab.

Year 3 & 4 : 

Year 3 & 4 Medical Rotations Surgery Radiology Pediatrics Medicine Psychiatry Obstetrics & Gynecology Opathalmology Neurology Anesthisiology

Residency : 

Residency Can’t enter residency until MD is received. Process begins summer of 4th year and continues through the fall and early winter of 4th year Steps of residency Identify programs Apply to programs Request good letter of recommendation Request transcript Set up interviews Evaluate programs Submit rank list MATCH

As a Resident : 

As a Resident First year is known as an internship Resident is titled General Practitioner Fellowship begins after end of first year

Specialties : 

Specialties Primary Care-includes areas like Pediatrics and Family Practice Subspecialty Care-includes areas such as Orthopedics and Radiology

Radiology : 

Radiology Radiologists specialize in medical imaging Perform procedures such as x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and ultrasound waves One needs 4 years of training after Medical School

Continued : 

Continued Subspecialties within Radiology-Musculoskeletal and Pediatric Cardiology Average income varies between $250,000-$300,000

Pediatrics : 

Pediatrics Pediatrician is one who specializes in health and treatment from infancy through adolescence Diagnose illnesses, prescribe meds, and counsel families One needs to complete 3 years of residency and pass examination to be certified and a part of American Academy of Pediatrics

Continued : 

Continued Subspecialties in pediatrics include Pediatric Cardiology and Neonatology Average income is $140,000

Medical Advancements : 

Medical Advancements A research team has developed a way to prevent progression and reverse a common type of blindness Injection of Pancreatic cells has reversed diabetes and its symptoms Research into neuronal activity and causes of seizures has led to new anti-epileptic drugs

Acknowledgements : 

Acknowledgements We would just like to take a moment and thank the HCOP staff for allowing an opportunity like SEP I to exist