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What does a primary care physician do?

Careers and residencies

Primary care physicians aim to prevent, diagnose, and treat a range of health conditions.

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What is a primary care physician?

What to major in to be a doctor?

Careers and residencies Opinions and features

Not sure which bachelor's degree to study? Find out why your undergrad degree doesn't affect your chances of going to medical school or being a doctor

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What to major in to get into med school

What is a medical resident?

Careers and residencies

Discover everything you need to know about medical residencies.

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What is a medical resident?

What is internal medicine?

Careers and residencies

Internal medicine enables physicians to train to manage a wide range of medical conditions. Discover if internal medicine is for you with MUA.

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What does internal medicine mean?

MUA's guide to taking the MCAT

Student life Opinions and features

The MCAT is key in every hopeful med student's journey to becoming a doctor, but how hard it is and how much does it cost?

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What is the MCAT?

What is the Difference Between Inpatient and Outpatient Care?

Careers and residencies

Learn about inpatient and outpatient care, including their differences and examples of inpatient and outpatient services.

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The differences between inpatient and outpatient care

What is family medicine?

Careers and residencies

As a primary care profession, family medicine allows physicians to engage in healthcare for all ages.

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What is family medicine?

What is an OB-GYN and what do they do?

Careers and residencies

Find out what doctors that specialize in obstetrics and gynecology do and how you might become one by studying your MD at MUA.

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What is an OB-GYN?

The Truth and Myths of USMLE Exams

Careers and residencies

The truth & myths of USMLE

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What inspires people to become doctors?

Student life

Medicine is one of the most respected professions in the world. Saving lives and nursing people back to health is a job that has a strong sense of mor

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What inspires people to become doctors

6 Tips to Prepare for the MCAT Exams

Careers and residencies

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is an essential step of your application process to a reputed school. Most entrance committees consider

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Everything you need to know about the USMLE Step 1 Exam

Careers and residencies

If you’re an aspiring physician, you will have heard about the USMLE Step 1 Exam - the first of three licensing exams required

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Mistakes to Avoid While Studying for the USMLE

Careers and residencies

To become a practicing physician in the U.S., you must pass the USMLE. That’s true whether you attend a school located in the U.S. or an international

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Time to Abandon Racial Categories in Medicine?

Careers and residencies

Newly minted doctors take the Hippocratic Oath pledging to “do no harm,” but what if the harm they cause results not from the failure to correctly app

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To Get Into Med School, Don't Underestimate the MCAT

Careers and residencies

The seven-hour MCAT exam is considered by many to be the most difficult of all the graduate school entrance exams. About 60,000 students take it every

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