SDN Members don't see this ad. (About Ads) Hi guys, let me start out by saying that EVERYONE on this forum are the nicest people I've ever met online. We're all strangers yet we feel so much like a close medical profession family. Here is the deal guys, I shadowed a podiatrist today and I saw a lot of ingrown nailes, and diabetic feet, one fungus.. They all seemed very interesting but i can't get over the smell? Do you guys think that eventually we'll get use to the smell? I feel a little bit gross about working with the feet as of right now but dont get me wrong I would love to help these people out w/ their problems just that i dont know if you guys all started out like me or not. Please i need some feedback. 1)Did you ever feel gross? 2)How did you get over it? 3)Do you feel like you're just a high paid pedicurist? Also I was talking about jobs wise w/ my podiatrist and he said it take a couple of years to land on your feet ( hahah funny about the feet part) anyway I was wondering what you guys know about the jobs wise and solo vs. group and advantages/disadvantages. My last question is that if one decided to transfer from pod school to DO/MD schools. Is that possible later on during the road? and if so is that hard? and also I want to do mostly the surgical parts of podiatry and my podiatrist said that's not usually the case. He said one doesn't usually do a lot of surgercal procedures. He said most of the time is just cleaning the feet.