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Is a knowledge of chemistry required to become a pediatrician?

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2005-11-18 05:41:58
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Yes; in order to get into medical school, you must take two semesters of inorganic chemistry and two semesters of organic chemistry in college (in addition to other premed requirements). In medical school, you take classes that also require a knowledge of chemistry such as biochemistry. Hope this helps! Dr. B

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