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Corina Arroyo College #1 College #2 The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston College #3 Tuition and Fees

Year 1: $17,815.50
Year2: $17,290.50
Year3: $17,471.50
Year4 :$17,526.50
Total for 4 years: $70,104 Pre-requisites

•English: 6 semester hours
•Biological Sciences: 14 semester hours ( 12 lecture and 2 of formal lab)
•Mathematics: 3 semester hours calculus or statistics
•Physics: 8 semester hours (6 lecture and 2 formal of lab)
•General Chemistry: 8 semester hours ( 6 of lecture and 2 of formal lab )
•Organic Chemistry: 8 semester hours ( 6 of lecture and 2 of formal lab )
•Must have at least 90 semester hours.
•Preference to those with a baccalaureate degree.
•Minimum grade of C in each course.
•Coursework only accepted if completed at regionally accredited U.S. or Canadian Universities.
•MCAT required within the past 5 years. Recommended Courses

•Biochemistry/Advanced Biochemistry
•Cell Biology
•Molecular Genetics
•Anatomy and Physiology
•Developmental Biology
•Microbiology Pediatric Residency at Baylor College of Medicine Training Year one:
General Pediatric Inpatient- 2 months
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics- 1 month
Normal Newborn- 1 month
Neonatal Intensive Care- 1 month
Pediatric Sub-specialty- 3 months
Pediatric Intensive Care (Progressive care unit)- 1 month
Hematology-Oncology Inpatient- 1 month
Outpatient Clinics/ER- 1.5 months
Pedi 101- 0.5 months Admission requirements Tuition/Cost minimum tuition for a 15 hour semester is $3,963.90
meal plan adds $1,550
first year residence halls range from $1,739 - $2,935 per semester plus $578 if you live there in the summer
non- first year residence halls range from $1,739 - $4,766 Pediatrician: A pediatrician is a physician who specializes in the care and treatment of infants and children.
Take a patient’s medical history
Update charts and patient information to show current findings
Order tests for nurses or other healthcare staff to do
Review test results to identify any abnormal findings
Recommend and design a plan of treatment
Answer concerns or questions that patients have about their health and well-being Personal Qualities: A Pediatrician is:
gets along well with
empathetic towards
worried parents
has good
communication skills
well organized and detail oriented
good problem solving skills
has the physical stamina to endure long hours •To be a pediatrician you will need a Bachelors degree in a degree of your choice as long as you take the courses that are required by the medical school you wish to attend.
•Then you will get a medical degree from medical school.
•Last you will get a medical license
after you complete residency. Educational Prerequisites Most medical schools require:
1 year of biology
2 years of chemistry
(including organic)
1 year of physics
1 year of english
MCAT test Career
Advancement After getting your residency in Pediatrics you can take your fellowship so you can specialize in a certain area of medicine such as surgery, optometry, anesthesiology, psychiatry, oncology,etc. Licensing After graduating from medical school in order to practice medicine you will need to obtain your medical license during your first year
of residency by taking the USMLE
(united states medical
license examination). Salary:$80,000 - $200,000+
40 or 50 hours a week
at least 3 or 4 weeks vacation per year
may work between hospitals
and main offices
may have to make house calls
or diagnose over the phone Salary / Benefits Specific duties of this career a typical day of a pediatrician:
start at the hospital going through your rounds
then back to the office to see patients
next is lunch meetings
then back to the office to return calls, review test results
after that it is time to see the afternoon patients
last is to return more phone calls and go home typical clock out time is between 5 and 6 pm
occasionally you may have to be on call at night Stephen F. Austin State University must have graduated high school at the recommended or distinguished level plan
receive a 1500 out of 2400 on the SAT or a 18 in English, 21 in Reading, 22 in Mathematics and 24 in Science on the ACT
if you are in the top 10 percent of your class there is no minimum score requirement on the SAT or ACT
if you are in the top 11 - 25 percent of your class you can have a minimum of 850 on the SAT and a 17 on the ACT Job outlook is 24% between now and the year 2020.
number of jobs available will continue to increases unless the cost of health care causes those families who cannot afford to go to a physician stop having regular visits Future implications job demand Year two:
Cardiology- 1 month
Neonatal Intensive Care- 2 months
Pediatric Intensive Care- 1 month
Adolescent Medicine- 1 month
General Pediatric Inpatient- 1 month
Pediatric Sub-specialty- 2 months
Electives- 2 months
Emergency Medicine- 2 months Year three:
Mixed Sub-specialty Inpatient Service- 1 month
Neonatal Intensive Care- 1 month
Emergency Medicine- 3 months
Outpatient Clinics- 1 month
Pediatric Sub-specialty- 1 month
Community Pediatrics- 1 month
Electives- 3 months
Other- 1 month Pre-requisites
-Graduation from medical school
-USMLE test
- three recommendation letters

Year one: $29,287
Year two: $23,726
Year three: $11,968
Year one: $46,739
Year two: $48,489
Year three: $49,801 Continuing education (License renewal) 100 credit hours of CME in a two year license cycle
12 of which must be in patient safety and risk management
20 of those need to be category 1 as defined by the American medical association
the rest will be in
-Reading authoritative medical literature
-Teaching medical students, residents or other health care professionals
-Research projects
-Consultations with peers and experts
-Using non-designated enduring materials
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