Why do medical schools want diversity?
Increased diversity of the health care workforce can lead to improved satisfaction for racial and ethnic minority patients. Patients who are treated by physicians of their own racial or ethnic background are more likely to report receiving higher quality care.
Is getting a medical degree hard?
Getting into Medical School. Medicine is a subject that encompasses science, methodology, practicality, patience, personality, and empathy. The sheer amount of knowledge required for medicine is difficult, but just getting into school can be even harder. Medical school acceptance rates are extremely low.
Why is pre med so hard?
certain pre-med required classes are hard. but the true difficult part is balancing shadowing, volunteering, meaningful ECs, classes, and mcat studying. Honestly it is just a matter of time management and commitment. Depends on your study habits and load outside of class.
Is med school harder than being a doctor?
They’re both hard, but in different ways. I’d say that residency, though, is probably harder. As background, I did a combined MD-PhD, so I was in medical school for 2 years, then in the lab for my PhD for 4 years, and then back into medical school for 2 more years. I’d say that residency, though, is probably harder.