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Confidential Consult New

A place for confidential questions and expert advice - no judgement, no bias. All answers are provided by verified experts in their field.
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PreMed Forums
The original and only nonprofit forum for premedical students. We offer forums for MCAT, DO, MD, reapplicants, traditional and nontraditional students.

Pre-Medical - DO New

Premedical student discussion for students pursuing osteopathic (DO) medical school.
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MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test New

Talk about the current MCAT, future tests, and study tactics.
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Nontraditional Students New

Nontraditional student discussion forum
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Re-Applicants [ MD / DO ] New

Dedicated to premedical students re-applying to medical school.
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Medical Students - MD New

MD medical student topics. For current medical students.
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Medical Students - DO New

Osteopathic (DO) medical student topics. For current medical students.
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USMLE and COMLEX New

Discuss strategies and issues for the USMLE and COMLEX Step 1, 2 and 3.
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Clinical Rotations New

Discuss issues related to the MS-III and MS-IV years, including rotations and shelf exams.
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Educational Quizzes and Case Studies Forum New

Test your knowledge of clinical scenarios with quizzes from Figure1 and Human Diagnosis Project.
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DAT Discussions New

Discuss study tips and resources to excel on the Dental Admissions Test.
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Dental New

DDS and DMD student discussion forum
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Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists New

For post-graduate dental residents to discuss programs and procedures.
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International Dental New

International DDS/DMD discussion forum.
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Pre-Optometry New

Pre-optometry student discussion forum.
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Optometry New

Forum for practitioners and students currently enrolled in optometry school.
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Pre-Physical Therapy New

Pre-physical therapy student forum [ D.P.T. ]
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Physical Therapy New

Forums for students and doctors of Physical Therapy [ D.P.T. ]
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Pre-Podiatry Students New

Prepodiatry student forum. Co-hosted with APMSA.
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Podiatry Students New

For students currently in podiatry programs. Co-hosted with APMSA.
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Podiatric Residents & Physicians New

For podiatric residents and physicians. Co-hosted with APMA.
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Mental Health and Social Welfare New

[M.A., M.S.W., B.S., B.A.] For discussion of undergraduate and masters degree issues. Co-hosted with PsychCentral.
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Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.] New

For discussion of psychology doctoral degree issues. Co-hosted with PsychCentral.
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Veterinary New

For current DVM students and graduates.
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Audiology [ Au.D ]

Doctor of Audiology discussions
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Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D ] New

Doctor of Occupational Therapy discussions
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Speech Pathology [ Ph.D. ]

Speech Pathology discussions
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Underrepresented in Healthcare
Forums for students and doctors historically underrepresented in healthcare.

LGBTQ New

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Underrepresented in Healthcare New

For individuals that are underrepresented in the healthcare profession
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Women in Healthcare

Discussion forum for women in medicine. Co-hosted with the Jewish Alliance for Women in Science.
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Postbaccalaureate Programs New

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Public Health Degrees (Masters and Doctoral) New

For students interested in public health either as an individual degree or in combination with another degree.
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Med Business [ MD/MBA, DO/MBA, DDS/MBA ] New

For those currently in combined MBA programs and interested students.
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Topics in Healthcare New

A place to discuss, discourse, hold forth, and maybe, just maybe, have your mind changed.
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Finance and Investment New

Discussion of everything other than financial aid. Includes investment, mortgage, retirement, banking, etc. Co-hosted with The White Coat Investor
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Financial Aid

Discuss financial topics, including private or military scholarships, student loans, and educational costs.
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NHSC | PHS | IHS New

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Canada New

Canadian medical school discussion forum.
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Physician Scientists New

For students interested & current students in Physician Scientist Training Programs or biomedical research programs.
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Military Medicine New

Discussion of Medical Corps issues.
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Practicing Physicians

For physicians that have completed residency training and are in hospital, community or academic practice.
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Internship, Residency and Fellowship Positions New

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

General residency topics, not specialty related.
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Internship New

Preliminary year and transitional year discussion forum
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Combined Residencies New

For discussions covering topics realted to combined residency programs (ie: IM-Peds, EM-IM, etc).
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Critical Care New

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

Dermatology discussion forum
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Emergency Medicine New

Emergency Medicine discussion forum
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Family Medicine New

Family Medicine discussion forum
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Hospice and Palliative Medicine New

Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine discussion forum.
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Neurology New

Neurology discussion forum.
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Ob/Gyn New

Obstetrics and Gynecology discussion forum.
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Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons New

Co-hosted with the AAO's Young Ophthalmologists Committee.
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Pain Medicine New

For practicing pain physicians and pain fellows. Co-hosted with PainRounds.com
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Pathology New

Pathology discussion forum.
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Pediatrics New

Pediatrics discussion forum.
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PM&R New

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation discussion forum.
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Psychiatry New

For psychiatry residents and students interested in psychiatry. Co-hosted with The AAP.
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Radiation Oncology New

Radiation Oncology discussion forum.
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Radiology New

Radiology discussion forum.
Co-Hosted with radRounds.
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Sleep Medicine New

Sleep Medicine discussion forum.
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Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ] New

For RNs, NPs, PAs and other current and past medical providers.
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Pre-Hospital [ EMS ]

For paramedics, EMTs, and other current and past pre-hospital providers.
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Exam HQ

Discuss ACT, SAT, AP and other important exams.
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hSDN New

The place for high school and pre-college students interested in health careers.
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Spouses and Partners New

A support forum for the spouses and significant others of health professions students. Co-hosted with AMA-Alliance.
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For Sale and Advertisements New

Post ads and for sale items here. Note: Requires account verification through PayPal.
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Wanted New

Post want ads here
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Housing (Temporary and Long-term) New

Need a place to live? Have a place to rent?
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Jobs and Help Wanted Board New

Available practice positions, student jobs, etc.
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Nonprofit / Educational / Student Orgs New

Announcements from nonprofit organizations, associations or institutions.
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IRB Approved Research Surveys New

For posting your IRB approved survey. Must include copy or link to IRB approval letter.
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