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

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    3. Clinical Rotations

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    1. Pre-Dental

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    2. DAT Discussions

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

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    4. Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists

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    5. International Dental

      International DDS/DMD discussion forum.
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      Latest: Rochester Univeristy AEGD program 2018-2019 ShineG, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:10 AM
    1. Pre-Optometry

      Pre-optometry student discussion forum.
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    2. OAT Discussions

      Discuss strategies and tips for the Optometry Admissions Test.
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    3. Optometry

      Forum for practitioners and students currently enrolled in optometry school.
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      Latest: The future of Optometry Ryan_eyeball, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:34 AM
    1. Pre-Pharmacy

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    2. PCAT Discussions

      For discussion of the Pharmacy College Admission Test.
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    3. Pharmacy

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    1. Pre-Physical Therapy

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

      [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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    2. Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]

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    1. Pre-Veterinary

      Preveterinary student forum.
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      Latest: Class of 2021 . . . how ya doin? DVMDream, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:12 AM
    2. Veterinary

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    1. Audiology [ Au.D ]

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    2. Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D ]

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      Latest: GPA's, GRE's, XTRA's, ACCEPTANCES Joelle22, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:21 AM
    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

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

      A place to discuss, discourse, hold forth, and maybe, just maybe, have your mind changed.
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      Latest: How do we stop nurse practitioners? FNP_Blix, Sep 18, 2017 at 9:52 PM
    5. Finance and Investment

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      Latest: Is 8 million dollars sufficient to retire? NewRPh2006, Sep 21, 2017 at 8:30 AM
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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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      Latest: Now: Visit SDN Experts! Lee, Mar 2, 2017
    9. Tech: Medical Apps, iOS, Android, medical devices

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    1. Canada

      Canadian medical school discussion forum.
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      Latest: MCCEE Study partner MsAsghar, Sep 19, 2017 at 3:11 PM
    2. General International Discussion

      General international medical discussion forum.
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      Latest: Question about the debt? Skip Intro, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:37 PM
    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

      General residency topics, not specialty related.
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    5. Internship

      Preliminary year and transitional year discussion forum
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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: Combined Fellowship Heme/Onc mercaptovizadeh, Sep 15, 2017 at 1:52 AM
    7. Anesthesiology

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    8. Critical Care

      Critical Care Medicine discussion forum. Co-hosted with PulmCCM Central.
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      Latest: Qualification in neurocritical care CCM2017, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:32 AM
    9. Dermatology

      Dermatology discussion forum
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      Latest: Collections in first several years asmallchild, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:11 PM
    10. Emergency Medicine

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      Latest: Bug-Out-Bag and G.O.O.D. Box - What's in Yours? sb247, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:43 PM
    11. Family Medicine

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      Latest: DPC Article VA Hopeful Dr, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:34 AM
    12. Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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    13. Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties

      Internal Medicine discussion forum.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 heme/onc cycle Pembrolizumab, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:13 PM
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    15. Neurology

      Neurology discussion forum.
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      Latest: Child Neuro Match 2018 pedsneurocomingsoon, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:09 AM
    16. Ob/Gyn

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

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

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

      Pathology discussion forum.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 Pathology Interview thread whyisitnotmarchyet, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:57 AM
    20. Pediatrics

      Pediatrics discussion forum.
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      Latest: PEDS 2017-2018 INTERVIEW THREAD WTEngel, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:07 AM
    21. PM&R

      Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation discussion forum.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 PM&R Application Cycle tomorrowDoc, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:04 AM
    22. Psychiatry

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

      Radiation Oncology discussion forum.
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      Latest: MOC medgator, Sep 20, 2017 at 2:33 PM
    24. Radiology

      Radiology discussion forum.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 Interview Thread -- Radiology Elmer Hartman, Sep 21, 2017 at 12:43 PM
    25. Sleep Medicine

      Sleep Medicine discussion forum.
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    26. Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties

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    1. Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]

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    2. Pre-Hospital [ EMS ]

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    1. Spouses and Partners

      A support forum for the spouses and significant others of health professions students. Co-hosted with AMA-Alliance.
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      Latest: arrogant or confident Winged Scapula, Sep 16, 2017 at 10:47 PM
    1. For Sale and Advertisements

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    3. Housing (Temporary and Long-term)

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    6. IRB Approved Research Surveys

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    4. Admissions Prep

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