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If biomedical sciences intrigue you, maybe medicine is the right career choice for you. It may be difficult to figure out if this demanding field of work suits you. The dream of becoming a doctor does not end with gaining acceptance into a medical school. It is a profession that requires a lifetime of dedication and learning.
Read ahead to learn about the values and attributes that need to be cultivated to become an excellent medical student and ultimately a great doctor.
If you are looking for a prestigious and accredited medical school to begin your journey in medicine, check out St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine (SMUSOM), a medical school in Grand Cayman that offers an excellent MD program. The program can help you develop all the relevant skills and qualities desirable in a medical professional. The SMUSOM MD program is divided into Basic Sciences and Clinical Rotations.
SMUSOM is committed to providing a quality education, and in recent years SMUSOM students have enjoyed an excellent first-time pass rate of 95% on the USMLE Step I Examination. This Caribbean medical school has a small 7:1 student-faculty ratio that is the foundation of SMUSOM’s comprehensive and interactive education. Graduates from the university have landed residences, and/or gained permanent licensure to practice in almost every state in the U.S. and Canada. SMUSOM is also one of the very few Caribbean medical schools to be approved for the U.S Federal Student Loan Program.
Check out other advantages of joining the MD program at SMUSOM.
In your clinical rotations you will work with several different attending physicians who will all have their own style and approach to teaching. It is important that you learn from them and remain flexible throughout your clinical rotations. Therefore, adaptability is key to growth for a great medical student.
As an aspiring physician, you must cultivate emotional maturity along with other skills. With maturity, you will be able to handle stressful situations with an open mind and ultimately achieve success in your medical career.