Becoming An Anatomic Pathologist

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Clinical Pathologists are doctors who specialize in clinical chemistry and biology, toxicology, immunology, and microbiology. Anatomic Pathologists are concerned with the diagnosis of diseases based on the macroscopic, microscopic, biochemical, immunologic, and molecular examination of organs and tissues. To become one of these medical specialties, you must first earn a bachelors degree. Most of the physicians who really want to go somewhere in the medical field will earn their bachelor's degree before entering medical school. Second, you must take the MCAT. This is the Medical College Admission Test. Colleges will look at this score to determine whether or not they should accept you into their medical school. Next, get your medical licensure. Every state mandates that you are licensed, so keep up your education and your licensing. Once you graduate medical school, you will need to complete a residency training program. Residency in clinical pathology usually takes 3 to 4 years. After completing your residency, you may choose to get board certified. After board certification, you must maintain your certification by continuing medical education.…show more content…
You should be very knowledgeable in Medicine and Dentistry, Biology, English Language, Administration, Computers and Electronics, etc. Science is the basis of study for the medical field, and in most all careers, you must be able to relay information well to others. You must pay close attention to detail and you must be very dependable. Analytical thinking and integrity are working skills you will need to perform well in your area of study. Independence, achievement, and recognition are highly valued work

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