first year of medical school

Med School Memoirs: Playing Doctor

Typically, the first two years of medical school are comprised of learning the science of medicine in a classroom setting. You have lectures, books, and exams. Just like college. Except every week is like finals week for the hardest classes you ever took. Years three and four, they ship you off to a hospital where you learn how to actually practice the medicine you’ve been learning and deal with those bewildering creatures called “patients”.