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Old 11-01-2012
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Help how to become a doctor in US ?

Hi guys ,
I am an IMG from India . I completed my MBBS degree then practiced for one year in government hospitals .Now I would like to take USMLE . I checked usmle site , but I didn't understand some stuffs . In India we can work as a doctor after getting MBBS degree . Is it same in US ? Can you please tell me what all steps I must complete to become a doctor in US ?Please help me
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Old 11-03-2012
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in US u do 4 yrs of college (premed) then u take the MCATs and apply to medical school. Once ur accepted, medical school is 4 years. After that u get ur MD. After year 2 American students take the Step 1. During their 4th year most will do the Step 2 CK + CS. They then apply for residency like IMGs who can also apply if they have successfully passed Step 1+2CK+2CS.
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