What are the requirements of becoming a pediatrician and what can pediatricians do for a premature baby?
Thank you for your question. A pediatrician is a physician who is primarily concerned with the health, welfare and development of children. In order to become a pediatrician, training includes four years of undergraduate course work, four years of medical school education and three years of training devoted solely to all aspects of medical care for children, adolescents, and young adults. Additional years may be required for specialized training in a specific focus area of child health. The American Medical Association provides additional information on requirements for becoming a physician, www.ama-assn.org.
Dr. Seema Csukas