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Pre-Medicine

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Overview

Overview of Profession Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.
  • Median annual wage for physicians and surgeons $208,000 (May 2017)
  • Career outlook (percent growth projection between 2016-2026) 13%

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Education & Training/Residency

  • Degree: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Education: Typically, a 4 year undergraduate degree (commonly in biology, chemistry, physics, or math), 4 years of medical school and depending on specialty, 3-7 years in internship or residency programs (total of 11-15 years)

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Alumni Graduate School Placements

  • University of Minnesota
  • University of North Dakota
  • UW-Madison Medical School
  • Medical College of Wisconsin