Albany Medical College PATHWAYS TO BECOMING A PHYSICIAN AT ALBANY MEDIACAL COLLEGE
CONTACT INFORMATION
THE BEGINNING OF THE GREAT ADVENTURE
WHY ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE?
THE PATHWAY OF MAXIMUM FLEXIBILITY
AN EMPHASIS ON RESEARCH
AN EMPHASIS ON LEADERSHIP
AN EMPHASIS ON SERVICE
A FOCUS ON THE SCIENCE OF DRUG DEVELOPMENT
A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY
ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE - THE BEGINNING OF THE GREAT ADVENTURE
STUDENTS
So you want to be a doctor. Congratulations—it’s one of the most important and fulfilling decisions you will make in your life. It shows that your compassion and concern are focused in a desire to care for others.

It’s also the beginning of a great adventure for you, a journey of intellectual maturity, self-discovery and personal growth. Along the way you’ll explore the exciting world of medicine—one that pushes your academic capabilities as it challenges your capacity to care. You’ll encounter individuals, ideas and experiences that transform your perception of humanity through medicine’s profound affects. As you respond to the social, emotional, economic, and ethical complexities of medical practice, you’ll discover your limits…and will learn to surpass them. With every step, you’ll discover the person you were meant to be: a meticulously skilled and compassionate medical doctor.

A four-year professional education at Albany Medical College will provide you with the training and skills necessary to deliver excellent medical care. Whether you are a student finishing high school or college, or an individual embarking on a career change, Albany Medical College offers many pathways for making the journey from where you are now to reaching your goals as a doctor.

This brochure will help you to explore those pathways with an eye toward choosing the path that fits you best. In addition to the traditional route of applying to medical school following an undergraduate education, Albany Medical College offers early assurance programs and combined degree programs. Each has its own advantages and appeal, and will shape your journey in a special way.

This is an exciting time in your life—a time for investing in yourself. The decisions you make now will determine the kind of physician you become in the future. Choose wisely.
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