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      Discuss ACT, SAT, AP and other important exams.
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    3. MCAT Discussions

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    1. Medical Students - MD

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    1. Pre-Dental

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    2. DAT Discussions

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    5. International Dental

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      Latest: Rochester Univeristy AEGD program 2018-2019 sana1986, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:01 PM
    1. Pre-Optometry

      Pre-optometry student discussion forum.
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    2. OAT Discussions

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    3. Optometry

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    2. PCAT Discussions

      For discussion of the Pharmacy College Admission Test.
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    1. Pre-Physical Therapy

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    2. Physical Therapy

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    1. Pre-Podiatry Students

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    1. Mental Health and Social Welfare

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    1. Pre-Veterinary

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    2. Veterinary

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    1. Audiology [ Au.D ]

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    2. Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D ]

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    3. Speech Pathology [ Ph.D. ]

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  1. Underrepresented in Healthcare

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    2. Underrepresented in Healthcare

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    3. Women in Healthcare

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      Latest: Accused of trying to be wonder woman OrthoTraumaMD, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:50 PM
    1. Postbaccalaureate Programs

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    2. Public Health Degrees (Masters and Doctoral)

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    3. Med Business [ MD/MBA, DO/MBA, DDS/MBA ]

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    4. Topics in Healthcare

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      Latest: How do we stop nurse practitioners? atomheart, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:53 AM
    5. Finance and Investment

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    6. Financial Aid

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    7. NHSC | PHS | IHS

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    8. Confidential Consult

      A place to ask sensitive questions you don't feel comfortable asking elsewhere.
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    9. Tech: Medical Apps, iOS, Android, medical devices

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    1. Canada

      Canadian medical school discussion forum.
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    2. General International Discussion

      General international medical discussion forum.
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    1. Physician Scientists

      For students interested & current students in Physician Scientist Training Programs or biomedical research programs.
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    2. Student Research and Publishing

      Co-hosted with McGill Journal of Medicine.
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      Latest: Research Fellowships in Japan? Madmax_01, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:35 AM
    1. Military Medicine

      Discussion of Medical Corps issues.
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    2. Practicing Physicians

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    3. Internship, Residency and Fellowship Positions

      List upcoming or currently available internship, residency or fellowship positions, positions wanted and position swaps. Co-Hosted with Resident Swap.
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    4. General Residency Issues

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    6. Combined Residencies

      For discussions covering topics realted to combined residency programs (ie: IM-Peds, EM-IM, etc).
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      Latest: Med-Peds 2017-2018 Interview Thread flowergirl5, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:48 AM
    7. Anesthesiology

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    8. Critical Care

      Critical Care Medicine discussion forum. Co-hosted with PulmCCM Central.
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    9. Dermatology

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    10. Emergency Medicine

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    11. Family Medicine

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    12. Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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    13. Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties

      Internal Medicine discussion forum.
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    15. Neurology

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    16. Ob/Gyn

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    17. Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

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    18. Pain Medicine

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    19. Pathology

      Pathology discussion forum.
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    20. Pediatrics

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      Latest: PEDS 2017-2018 INTERVIEW THREAD canuckmdphd, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:33 AM
    21. PM&R

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    22. Psychiatry

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    23. Radiation Oncology

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    24. Radiology

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    25. Sleep Medicine

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    26. Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties

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    1. Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]

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    1. Spouses and Partners

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      Latest: When is a guy too old to have no dating history? vm26, Sep 21, 2017 at 9:01 PM
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    6. IRB Approved Research Surveys

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    2. Test Prep

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    4. Admissions Prep

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