In order to be a doctor, everyone knows that they must have a gambit of education in order to practice successfully. There are years of academic classes and degrees to earn and this is required in order to ensure that they are properly vetted and prepared for the task of having a career as a medical professional. In the case of Michael Civin PhD, he attended Harvard College and graduated in 1968 with his A.B. degree. Not only did he graduate from this prestigious college, he graduated with cum laude honors. After that, he attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1968-1969 followed by The University of Oregon which was where he earned his Masters of Arts degree in 1970.