How to Shadow a Doctor as a Premedical Student

Shadowing a doctor is a great way to find out if a career in medicine might be right for you. It will give you a better understanding of what a doctor’s typical day is like, and give you good experience to talk about in your applications and interviews for medical school. It’s also a great way to gain familiarity with different specialties and medical environments. This article will provide advice on finding a doctor, the proper way to request an opportunity, and more. 

By Patti Moran
Patti Moran Director