Is there any way I can get my 50 year old dad to become a doctor?

My dad came from a foriegn country at about age 30. I think he thought he was too old to go to medical school so he didn't. Now a days he tells me to do good in school since he lost his chance. I am crying. I feel so bad for him. Is there ANY way at all I can get him an easy family doctor job? How long will it take?

Asked By: - 6/20/2011
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Yes!! He could still become a doctor. It would take 8-10 years...making him 58-60 years old. That is still young.
Answered By: D.markle - 6/20/2011
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I'm sorry dear, but the answer to your question is no. A doctor, an M.D. or D.O. requires a high school diploma, completion of college, then acceptance into medical school. Medical school itself is a 4 year program, and then he would have to do internship and residency... More
Answered By: Eloise - 6/20/2011
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