SDN members see fewer ads and full resolution images. Join our non-profit community!
    1. Suggestions and Feedback

      Found an issue? Have a suggestion for the community?
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      3
      Latest: SDN How To's Lee, Nov 12, 2017 at 3:23 PM
    1. Pre-Medical - MD

      Premedical student discussion forum for students pursuing MD schools
      Discussions:
      232,572
      Messages:
      5,201,308
    2. Pre-Medical - DO

      Premedical student discussion for students pursuing osteopathic (DO) medical school.
      Discussions:
      38,031
      Messages:
      965,569
    3. MCAT Discussions

      Talk about the current MCAT, future tests, and study tactics.
      Discussions:
      67,660
      Messages:
      833,771
      Latest: Blood flow, atherosclerosis AdaptPrep, Nov 18, 2017 at 8:23 PM
    4. Nontraditional Students

      Nontraditional student discussion forum
      Discussions:
      15,174
      Messages:
      197,112
      Latest: Application timeline question Siromas, Nov 18, 2017 at 7:39 PM
    5. Re-Applicants [ MD / DO ]

      Dedicated to premedical students re-applying to medical school.
      Discussions:
      3,610
      Messages:
      33,282
    1. Medical Students - MD

      MD medical student topics. For current medical students.
      Discussions:
      31,999
      Messages:
      723,066
      Latest: Advice for an Ortho Gunner Dr. Jay, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:26 PM
    2. Medical Students - DO

      Osteopathic (DO) medical student topics. For current medical students.
      Discussions:
      13,645
      Messages:
      290,530
    3. Clinical Rotations

      Discuss issues related to the MS-III and MS-IV years, including rotations and shelf exams.
      Discussions:
      9,601
      Messages:
      95,415
      Latest: the official COMAT shelf thread jrlob91, Nov 18, 2017 at 8:44 AM
    4. USMLE and COMLEX

      Discuss strategies and issues for the USMLE and COMLEX Step 1, 2 and 3.
      Discussions:
      35,833
      Messages:
      307,696
      Latest: renal tubular acidosis IV 68PGunner, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:06 PM
    1. Pre-Dental

      Predental student discussion forum
      Discussions:
      83,745
      Messages:
      1,076,077
      Latest: Is Pre-Dental right for me? YeaYea, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:31 PM
    2. DAT Discussions

      Discuss study tips and resources to excel on the Dental Admissions Test.
      Discussions:
      43,663
      Messages:
      293,819
      Latest: Feralis notes to download 2017 2fairy, Nov 18, 2017 at 8:24 PM
    3. Dental

      DDS and DMD student discussion forum
      Discussions:
      24,055
      Messages:
      239,103
    4. Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists

      For post-graduate dental residents to discuss programs and procedures.
      Discussions:
      9,553
      Messages:
      102,479
      Latest: Endo/Implant heavy AEGD's and GPR's? punchdrunk7, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:59 PM
    5. International Dental

      International DDS/DMD discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      14,052
      Messages:
      155,913
      Latest: Rutgers 2017 pedronicolass, Nov 18, 2017 at 8:08 PM
    1. Pre-Optometry

      Pre-optometry student discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      6,773
      Messages:
      54,117
      Latest: Partial Deposit Waivers? Brisks, Nov 18, 2017 at 8:54 PM
    2. OAT Discussions

      Discuss strategies and tips for the Optometry Admissions Test.
      Discussions:
      2,389
      Messages:
      11,743
      Latest: OAT Experience! BryceO, Nov 12, 2017 at 3:30 PM
    3. Optometry

      Forum for practitioners and students currently enrolled in optometry school.
      Discussions:
      5,666
      Messages:
      56,046
      Latest: Stay away from optometry Digsbe, Nov 18, 2017 at 3:44 PM
    1. Pre-Pharmacy

      Prepharmacy student discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      31,532
      Messages:
      593,807
      Latest: Pharmacy or not? PAtoPharm, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:20 PM
    2. PCAT Discussions

      For discussion of the Pharmacy College Admission Test.
      Discussions:
      6,146
      Messages:
      49,484
      Latest: Retake PCAT? Nov 2017 PharmD7777, Nov 16, 2017 at 10:21 PM
    3. Pharmacy

      For current PharmD students and practitioners.
      Discussions:
      23,651
      Messages:
      391,082
    1. Pre-Physical Therapy

      Pre-physical therapy student forum [ D.P.T. ]
      Discussions:
      7,454
      Messages:
      88,597
      Latest: Retaking Anatomy for the third time? SR_DPT, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:12 PM
    2. Physical Therapy

      Forums for students and doctors of Physical Therapy [ D.P.T. ]
      Discussions:
      4,983
      Messages:
      40,036
      Latest: Feeling conflicted about PT school Smash Atoms, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:26 PM
    1. Pre-Podiatry Students

      Prepodiatry student forum. Co-hosted with APMSA.
      Discussions:
      4,373
      Messages:
      62,208
    2. Podiatry Students

      For students currently in podiatry programs. Co-hosted with APMSA.
      Discussions:
      2,043
      Messages:
      30,828
    3. Podiatric Residents & Physicians

      For podiatric residents and physicians. Co-hosted with APMA.
      Discussions:
      1,147
      Messages:
      14,730
      Latest: Universal Healthcare I post PRN, Nov 18, 2017 at 12:12 PM
    1. Mental Health and Social Welfare

      [M.A., M.S.W., B.S., B.A.] For discussion of undergraduate and masters degree issues. Co-hosted with PsychCentral.
      Discussions:
      484
      Messages:
      3,030
    2. Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]

      For discussion of psychology doctoral degree issues. Co-hosted with PsychCentral.
      Discussions:
      15,245
      Messages:
      276,000
      Latest: 2018-2019 APPIC Internship Interview Thread Hawkeye11, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:34 PM
    1. Pre-Veterinary

      Preveterinary student forum.
      Discussions:
      12,101
      Messages:
      780,960
    2. Veterinary

      For current DVM students and graduates.
      Discussions:
      2,395
      Messages:
      25,050
      Latest: Spay/Neuter Opportunities? aussiegrl08, Nov 18, 2017 at 11:56 AM
    1. Audiology [ Au.D ]

      Doctor of Audiology discussions
      Discussions:
      959
      Messages:
      7,931
    2. Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D ]

      Doctor of Occupational Therapy discussions
      Discussions:
      4,269
      Messages:
      53,870
      Latest: What is the hourly rate of CHTs in your area? resot, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:31 PM
    3. Speech Pathology [ Ph.D. ]

      Speech Pathology discussions
      Discussions:
      98
      Messages:
      298
  1. Underrepresented in Healthcare

    Forums for students and doctors historically underrepresented in healthcare.
    1. LGBTQ

      Discussions:
      37
      Messages:
      434
    2. Underrepresented in Healthcare

      For individuals that are underrepresented in the healthcare profession
      Discussions:
      1,169
      Messages:
      27,070
      Latest: What happened to this forum? yaya97, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:51 PM
    3. Women in Healthcare

      Discussion forum for women in medicine. Co-hosted with the Jewish Alliance for Women in Science.
      Discussions:
      132
      Messages:
      2,237
      Latest: hijabi muslim doctors Shayla Flowere, Nov 13, 2017 at 7:27 AM
    1. Postbaccalaureate Programs

      Discuss Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs.
      Discussions:
      10,076
      Messages:
      147,624
      Latest: 2018-2019 Bryn Mawr APPLICATION THREAD gecku27, Nov 18, 2017 at 8:00 PM
    2. Public Health Degrees (Masters and Doctoral)

      For students interested in public health either as an individual degree or in combination with another degree.
      Discussions:
      6,593
      Messages:
      73,057
      Latest: Add program after letter of recommendation? tmae1126, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:58 PM
    3. Med Business [ MD/MBA, DO/MBA, DDS/MBA ]

      For those currently in combined MBA programs and interested students.
      Discussions:
      946
      Messages:
      5,849
      Latest: Pharmacy and Practice Same Roof eeyore spice, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:31 PM
    4. Topics in Healthcare

      A place to discuss, discourse, hold forth, and maybe, just maybe, have your mind changed.
      Discussions:
      1,808
      Messages:
      41,860
      Latest: Article saying doctors paid too much MOHS_01, Nov 15, 2017 at 3:36 AM
    5. Finance and Investment

      Discussion of everything other than financial aid. Includes investment, mortgage, retirement, banking, etc. Co-hosted with The White Coat Investor
      Discussions:
      1,327
      Messages:
      15,115
      Latest: In Big Financial Trouble - Advice? PharmD500, Nov 14, 2017 at 8:35 PM
    6. Financial Aid

      Discuss financial topics, including private or military scholarships, student loans, and educational costs.
      Discussions:
      3,575
      Messages:
      23,279
      Latest: Income based plans and moonlighting Paingas, Nov 12, 2017 at 7:19 PM
    7. NHSC | PHS | IHS

      Discussion of National Health Service Corps and Public Health Service / Indian Health Service issues.
      Discussions:
      170
      Messages:
      2,717
      Latest: Ask a USPHS Physician JasSedai, Nov 17, 2017 at 2:17 PM
    8. Confidential Consult

      A place to ask sensitive questions you don't feel comfortable asking elsewhere.
      Discussions:
      336
      Messages:
      1,235
      Latest: Now: Visit SDN Experts! Lee, Mar 2, 2017
    9. Tech: Medical Apps, iOS, Android, medical devices

      Discuss the latest tech, electronic medical records, and medical apps.
      Discussions:
      1,731
      Messages:
      15,162
      Latest: Android Medical Apps posterx, Nov 15, 2017 at 12:31 PM
    1. Canada

      Canadian medical school discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      1,602
      Messages:
      9,475
      Latest: SPM Viewed by McGill El Kabong, Nov 15, 2017 at 8:03 AM
    2. General International Discussion

      General international medical discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      14,770
      Messages:
      148,610
      Latest: University of Sydney MD 2018 acceptances thread Bigchau, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:39 PM
    1. Physician Scientists

      For students interested & current students in Physician Scientist Training Programs or biomedical research programs.
      Discussions:
      7,439
      Messages:
      76,427
    2. Student Research and Publishing

      Co-hosted with McGill Journal of Medicine.
      Discussions:
      845
      Messages:
      4,147
    1. Military Medicine

      Discussion of Medical Corps issues.
      Discussions:
      8,814
      Messages:
      107,166
      Latest: Fighter Pilot to HPSP? viperdriver69, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:39 PM
    2. Practicing Physicians

      For physicians that have completed residency training and are in hospital, community or academic practice.
      Discussions:
      Messages:
      (Private)
    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.
      Discussions:
      3,110
      Messages:
      6,853
      Latest: Moonlighting Part-Time doc424, Nov 18, 2017 at 5:33 PM
    4. General Residency Issues

      General residency topics, not specialty related.
      Discussions:
      17,908
      Messages:
      226,947
      Latest: Wanting to do my residency in Texas texasdude8917, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:09 PM
    5. Internship

      Preliminary year and transitional year discussion forum
      Discussions:
      1,341
      Messages:
      12,322
      Latest: How far down rank list for TY? ThinkingSkin18, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:13 AM
    6. Combined Residencies

      For discussions covering topics realted to combined residency programs (ie: IM-Peds, EM-IM, etc).
      Discussions:
      357
      Messages:
      3,473
    7. Anesthesiology

      Discussions:
      17,327
      Messages:
      318,888
      Latest: Double lumen tube placement/cofirmation Ronin786, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:04 PM
    8. Critical Care

      Critical Care Medicine discussion forum. Co-hosted with PulmCCM Central.
      Discussions:
      661
      Messages:
      7,916
      Latest: Suturing arterial lines Nephro critical care, Nov 18, 2017 at 2:15 PM
    9. Dermatology

      Dermatology discussion forum
      Discussions:
      2,537
      Messages:
      22,573
      Latest: Dermatology Spreadsheet 2017-2018 Norona, Nov 18, 2017 at 6:45 PM
    10. Emergency Medicine

      Emergency Medicine discussion forum
      Discussions:
      12,557
      Messages:
      256,141
      Latest: Pregnant EM doc The White Coat Investor, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:16 PM
    11. Family Medicine

      Family Medicine discussion forum
      Discussions:
      4,219
      Messages:
      44,806
      Latest: progressive FP scope of practice Blue Dog, Nov 18, 2017 at 7:28 PM
    12. Hospice and Palliative Medicine

      Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      119
      Messages:
      649
    13. Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties

      Internal Medicine discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      13,309
      Messages:
      167,631
      Latest: worried about overly easy residency Lovestudying, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:13 PM
    14. (Private)
    15. Neurology

      Neurology discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      3,839
      Messages:
      27,062
    16. Ob/Gyn

      Obstetrics and Gynecology discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      2,757
      Messages:
      20,786
    17. Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

      Co-hosted with the AAO's Young Ophthalmologists Committee.
      Discussions:
      6,275
      Messages:
      52,669
      Latest: Too late to pursue Ophtho? EyesInMyVeins, Nov 18, 2017 at 7:34 PM
    18. Pain Medicine

      For practicing pain physicians and pain fellows. Co-hosted with PainRounds.com
      Discussions:
      5,450
      Messages:
      72,494
      Latest: The Big business of Mayo hyperalgesia, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:31 PM
    19. Pathology

      Pathology discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      6,558
      Messages:
      103,313
      Latest: CAP inspection question univlad, Nov 17, 2017 at 7:16 PM
    20. Pediatrics

      Pediatrics discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      3,649
      Messages:
      28,756
      Latest: University of Hawaii saqrfaraj, Nov 18, 2017 at 5:31 PM
    21. PM&R

      Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      3,883
      Messages:
      32,541
      Latest: Studying for EMG boards cbest, Nov 18, 2017 at 5:22 PM
    22. Psychiatry

      For psychiatry residents and students interested in psychiatry. Co-hosted with The AAP.
      Discussions:
      10,462
      Messages:
      160,595
      Latest: Suicidal signs? smalltownpsych, Nov 18, 2017 at 9:39 PM
    23. Radiation Oncology

      Radiation Oncology discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      3,888
      Messages:
      39,728
    24. Radiology

      Radiology discussion forum.
      Co-Hosted with radRounds.
      Discussions:
      4,635
      Messages:
      46,541
    25. Sleep Medicine

      Sleep Medicine discussion forum.
      Discussions:
      206
      Messages:
      1,353
    26. Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties

      Discuss surgery and surgical subspecialties.
      Discussions:
      12,589
      Messages:
      126,324
      Latest: Enhanced recovery pathways anonperson, Nov 18, 2017 at 10:06 PM
    1. Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]

      For RNs, NPs, PAs and other current and past medical providers.
      Discussions:
      3,238
      Messages:
      41,898
      Latest: Perfusion, Midwestern 2017 cycle Magnolia1431, Nov 18, 2017 at 1:49 PM
    2. Pre-Hospital [ EMS ]

      For paramedics, EMTs, and other current and past pre-hospital providers.
      Discussions:
      778
      Messages:
      9,305
      Latest: Thoughts? EMT program vitamorior, Nov 8, 2017
    1. Exam HQ

      Discuss ACT, SAT, AP and other important exams.
      Discussions:
      304
      Messages:
      2,542
    2. hSDN

      The place for high school and pre-college students interested in health careers.
      Discussions:
      4,385
      Messages:
      60,683
      Latest: Dual Admission/Early Acceptance Programs Femur, Nov 18, 2017 at 7:45 PM
    1. Spouses and Partners

      A support forum for the spouses and significant others of health professions students. Co-hosted with AMA-Alliance.
      Discussions:
      995
      Messages:
      15,653
    1. For Sale and Advertisements

      Post ads and for sale items here. Note: Requires account verification through PayPal.
      Discussions:
      19,095
      Messages:
      48,379
    2. Wanted

      Post want ads here
      Discussions:
      4,785
      Messages:
      8,337
    3. Housing (Temporary and Long-term)

      Need a place to live? Have a place to rent?
      Discussions:
      3,727
      Messages:
      5,704
    4. Jobs and Help Wanted Board

      Available practice positions, student jobs, etc.
      Discussions:
      2,492
      Messages:
      3,464
      Latest: Part-Time Job Available for NPs angleoflouise, Nov 13, 2017 at 1:18 PM
    5. Nonprofit / Educational / Student Orgs

      Announcements from nonprofit organizations, associations or institutions.
      Discussions:
      198
      Messages:
      266
    6. IRB Approved Research Surveys

      For posting your IRB approved survey. Must include copy or link to IRB approval letter.
      Discussions:
      89
      Messages:
      112
    1. Career Prep & CME

      Discussions:
      407
      Messages:
      1,320
      Latest: Practice Gratitude Blizzard1mage, Oct 24, 2017
    2. Admissions Prep

      Application and Admissions Resources
      Discussions:
      1,000
      Messages:
      1,566
      Latest: 10 Tips for Better Essay Writing LindaAccepted, Nov 16, 2017 at 2:29 PM
    3. Information for Exhibitors

      Discussions:
      11
      Messages:
      11
    4. Test Prep

      Discussions:
      897
      Messages:
      5,936
      1. DAT

      2. GRE

      3. OAT