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Pre-Medicine in the USA - Saint Louis University


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Pre-Medicine in the USA - Saint Louis University


Medical education in the USA is one of the best ways to a successful career for a future medical professional. The high level of medicine in the country, well-equipped educational institutions, quality programs and internships - all this guarantees a reliable and promising education for foreigners.

The medical education system in America is highly developed and has its own nuances. What future students of medical universities should pay attention to, where to go, what programs are considered the most popular - SMAPSE experts will examine all this with the example of the prestigious Saint Louis University.

The specifics of studying medicine in the USA - study programs for foreign students

 

Not all higher education institutions invite foreign students to academic programs - Saint Louis University is one of the few universities that accepts foreign students. Students study medicine directly at master's programs in the so-called Graduate Medical School, while undergraduate studies are all about medical or biological sciences. Pre-medicine is one of the specialties that undergraduate students choose to become a doctor. This specialization is of paramount importance, as it is the main requirement for admission to Graduate Medical School.

The study of medicine in the United States will provide not only high-quality theoretical and practical knowledge, but also establish professional ties. Note that networking, or professional contacts, is the key to successful professional implementation in the United States.

In order to become a doctor in the USA, it is necessary to undergo a multi-stage education from preparation for education at the departments of medicine to obtaining a license and working as a physician.

Consider the path of medical education using the example of Saint Louis University:

Learning phase

Duration

Educational Description

Undergraduate Preparation

1 year

Those wishing to tighten their knowledge can enter the Pathway pre-university program and, upon its completion, go immediately to the second year of undergraduate studies.

Program at the University: International, the One Year in Science and International Year One in Engineering (spostupleniem on Biomedical Engineering-BS).

Undergraduate

4 years

The following programs and features are available at Saint Louis University as part of Pre - Medicine:

  • Medical Scholars Program (at the end of the course, almost 100% of students enter the master's program in medicine).

Students in the early stages begin to conduct research, as well as gain practical experience at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.

Each student is assigned a mentor who provides comprehensive academic support. At the end of the education, students pass testing in the main subjects:

  • Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
  • Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems
  • Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior
  • Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills.

Master's program - Graduate Medical School

 

4 years

At Graduate Medical School, students are engaged in research in clinical medicine. In addition, students increase their general professional competencies - writing scientific papers on medicine, the skill of critical thinking, master oratory and much more.

Internship and licensing

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