Dr. Bruce Fletcher was born and raised in south Florida. He studied, as an undergrad, at the University of Miami where he found the journey to become a medical student very competitive. Part 1 of our series revealed how only a fraction of applicants are accepted into medical school. US News and World Report recently published an article with data that less than 7% of applicants to 115 ranked medical schools were accepted.
Imagine you were in the top tier of your graduating class but in the midst of your second year at the University of Miami Medical School, you do not feel the same level of confidence appreciated as an undergrad. Medical school is a whole different ballgame. Nevertheless, your gross anatomy department has asked you to assist teaching extremity anatomy to the combined MD/PhD students.