1. “. . . after that, there is at least a year of residency.” Is the only bit with which I disagree. One year post-med school graduation is considered internship. Depending on your specialty—whether family practice, psychiatry, or neurosurgery—in U.S. today, residency training including first year internship, requires an additional 4 (most commonly) to 7 years AFTER 4 years of med school, which is after college degree. Just sayin. The discrepancy is even greater than your article mentions.

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