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May 8, 2021

Is medical school harder than residency?

Is medical school harder than residency?

Clinical grades are usually based on a curve such that only a small percentage of the class can earn them, meaning you have to outshine your colleagues. In this regard, medical school is much more stressful than residency. In residency, the pressure to outperform your peers is an order of magnitude lower.

Why do surgeons call themselves Mr?

In London, after 1745, this was conducted by the Surgeons’ Company and after 1800 by The Royal College of Surgeons. If successful they were awarded a diploma, not a degree, therefore they were unable to call themselves ‘Doctor’, and stayed instead with the title ‘Mr’.

Which is harder law school or med school?

The curriculum is harder for med school. Training does not stop with the graduate degree. It is much more difficult to get into medical school than law school. At Yale and Harvard, for example, it is more difficult to get into their medical schools than it is to get into their law schools.

Is law harder than medicine?

A medic and a lawyer from Bristol University swapped lectures to find out which of the two notoriously middle-class courses was worse — and it seems law is just as hard and boring as we already knew it was.