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M.D. Allopathic Medicine

Career Overview:

  • Physicians examine patients, obtain medical histories, and order, perform and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients about illness, injuries, health conditions, and preventive healthcare.
  • In hospitals, Allopathic Physicians can provide emergency care, perform surgery and care for patients with injuries or life-threatening illnesses.
  • In laboratories across the country, physician researchers look for the cause of illnesses and for new and better ways to treat all kinds of diseases and injuries.
  • Physicians can also work in solo or group practices diagnosing, treating and managing their patients’ conditions.

Full Medical Allopathic Profile

Common Allopathic Physician School Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a strong overall GPA
  • Completion of prerequisite coursework with a C or better in each course and strong science GPA 
    • Common course requirements for medical schools: 
      • One year of Biology with lab
      • One year of Chemistry with lab
      • One year of Organic Chemistry with lab
      • One year of Physics with lab
      • One semester of Biochemistry with lab
      • One year of English
      • One semester of Psychology or Sociology
      • Either Calculus I & Statistics or Calculus I & II
  • Competitive score on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
  • Letters of Recommendation. At least one of your letters should be from a professor that has taught you in a math or science course, and who can adequately speak to both your academic readiness and personal suitability for the pursuit and practice of medicine. Your remaining letters can come from professors, advisors, clinical research coordinators or preceptors, supervisors, coaches, mentors, and personal and professional colleagues.

NSU Allopathic MD Program:

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