Medical doctors are health-care providers who practice pharmaceutical and surgical means. They concern themselves with the relationship between the body’s ills and means of alleviating sickness and diagnosing patients through examinations and tests. After obtaining a significant amount of education and completing a medical residency, many doctors specialize in areas ranging from general medicine to podiatry or cardiology.

 

For more information, including education requirements and average salaries, visit http://www.snagajob.com/job-descriptions/doctor/.


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Pre-Health Professions Advising


If you are considering medical school, Loras College will provide you with a solid foundation to help you reach your goal. Of course you must do your part by meeting the rigorous admission standards of the medical schools to which you apply. Loras students (60-80%) have consistently been admitted to medical schools at a rate equal to or greater than the national average (45%). Many Loras pre-med students have gone on to attend top-ranked medical schools and have built promising careers in a number of medical specialties.

To assist you in preparing for successful admission to the medical school of your choice we offer:

  • Regular advising sessions with the health science coordinator/faculty advisors
     
  • Campus visits from Admissions Officers of the health professions schools
     
  • Campus visits from local Health Science Professionals
     
  • Visits to various health professions schools
     
  • Application and Interviewing Workshops and Mock Interviews
     
  • Resources on career choice, schools, and admissions requirements
     
  • MCAT prep courses
     
  • Opportunities for students to investigate the health profession of choice
     
  • Opportunity to join the Health Science Club
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