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Going from physics to biomed

  1. Oct 2, 2009 #1
    Hello. I wasn't sure where else to post this question but I hope someone on here can help me out!

    I just got my BS in physics, and I was thinking about doing medical physics. But I'm mostly interested in MRI and other imaging techniques, and somebody pointed out to me that biomedical engineering might be a better way to enter this area of research. If that is the case, is it too impractical (competition-wise) for a physics major to switch into biomedical engineering? Unfortunately, I only took minimum required chemistry and biology... Also, what are some good schools for biomedical engineering? Thanks!
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  3. Oct 3, 2009 #2


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    Most of the biomedical engineering I've been involved with required a good knowledge of electronics. I got my start in this area, with a BS in engineering physics, at a university medical center.
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