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This Jewish college offers a fast track to careers in medicine and health

 

Aaron Kattan (r) saved two years of college tuition by going directly to physical therapy school without having to first receive an undergraduate degree.

Eitan Glucksman often wakes up at 4:30 a.m., putting in 15-hour days as a first-year urology resident at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York.

The father of two has a grueling schedule but says he feels lucky: He's one of only two urology residents admitted per year to the hospital, which is affiliated with New York Medical College, part of the Touro College and University System.

"This is a field where you can really make a difference," said Glucksman, 27, an Orthodox native of Clifton, New Jersey, who spends his days treating everything from prostate cancer and bladder problem...



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