So, you want to be a doctor?

Doctor 1

Being a doctor is about having a heart of service.

You give to your patients through integrity, sacrifice, and dedication.

To become a doctor you must graduate from medical school, typically taking 4 years.

You will then need extra training in the form of a residency or fellowship, which can take 3 to 6 additional years.

Key Points
  • "Pre-med" is not a major. Major in any area of personal interest to obtain a degree in.
  • Being "pre-med" is an interest in addition to your major.
  • Medical schools accept a variety of majors. You can major in whatever you are interested in as long as you complete the requirements.