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    1. Exam HQ

      Discuss ACT, SAT, AP and other important exams.
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      Latest: Am I applying to too many schools? jaycornonthecob, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:29 PM
    1. Pre-Medical - MD

      Premedical student discussion forum for students pursuing MD schools
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      Latest: Medscape Publications? younggotti, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:29 PM
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      Premedical student discussion for students pursuing osteopathic (DO) medical school.
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    3. MCAT Discussions

      Talk about the current MCAT, future tests, and study tactics.
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      Latest: I'm New Here - Help Finding Practice Exams? joe_1395, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:52 PM
    4. Nontraditional Students

      Nontraditional student discussion forum
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      Latest: 36 years old, 3.1GPA, What are my chances? nrs2doc, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:54 PM
    5. Re-Applicants [ MD / DO ]

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

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

      Osteopathic (DO) medical student topics. For current medical students.
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      Latest: How do you dep well in OMM practicals? IslandStyle808, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:25 PM
    3. Clinical Rotations

      Discuss issues related to the MS-III and MS-IV years, including rotations and shelf exams.
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    4. USMLE and COMLEX

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    1. Pre-Dental

      Predental student discussion forum
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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

      DDS and DMD student discussion forum
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      Latest: Questions for new dental graduates/dentists Screwtape, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:50 PM
    4. Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists

      For post-graduate dental residents to discuss programs and procedures.
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      Latest: Importance of applying early? DynamicDental, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:28 PM
    5. International Dental

      International DDS/DMD discussion forum.
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      Latest: Colorado IDP LORs dds_goal, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:40 PM
    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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      Latest: Studying help, limited time!! scaredlittlegirl, Sep 22, 2017 at 8:43 AM
    3. Optometry

      Forum for practitioners and students currently enrolled in optometry school.
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      Latest: Why is optometry school 4 years long? Purkinja, Sep 22, 2017 at 1:46 PM
    1. Pre-Pharmacy

      Prepharmacy student discussion forum.
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      Latest: Pacific University (OR) application/ED codyb42, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:58 PM
    2. PCAT Discussions

      For discussion of the Pharmacy College Admission Test.
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      Latest: Kaplan or Pearson PharmDtoB816, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:32 PM
    3. Pharmacy

      For current PharmD students and practitioners.
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      Latest: Pa Board of Pharmacy Law changes Rouelle, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:16 PM
    1. Pre-Physical Therapy

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

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

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

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    3. Podiatric Residents & Physicians

      For podiatric residents and physicians. Co-hosted with APMA.
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      Latest: Private Practice Salary Offer dtrack22, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:43 AM
    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.]

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

      Preveterinary student forum.
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      Latest: Class of 2021 . . . how ya doin? Caiter92, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:14 PM
    2. Veterinary

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      Latest: Best Route for Canine Physical Therapy LetItSnow, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:12 PM
    1. Audiology [ Au.D ]

      Doctor of Audiology discussions
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      Latest: Externship in San Diego AMG1123, Sep 7, 2017
    2. Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D ]

      Doctor of Occupational Therapy discussions
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      Latest: Entering Achievements OT-riffic, Sep 22, 2017 at 12:09 PM
    3. Speech Pathology [ Ph.D. ]

      Speech Pathology discussions
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  1. Underrepresented in Healthcare

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

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    2. Underrepresented in Healthcare

      For individuals that are underrepresented in the healthcare profession
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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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      Latest: Accused of trying to be wonder woman OrthoTraumaMD, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:50 PM
    1. Postbaccalaureate Programs

      Discuss Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs.
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      Latest: SMP or Formal Post-bacc programs in Texas? imax2011, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:26 PM
    2. Public Health Degrees (Masters and Doctoral)

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

      For those currently in combined MBA programs and interested students.
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      Latest: MD/MBA Interest michaelrack, Sep 22, 2017 at 1:41 PM
    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? atomheart, Sep 22, 2017 at 2:04 PM
    5. Finance and Investment

      Discussion of everything other than financial aid. Includes investment, mortgage, retirement, banking, etc. Co-hosted with The White Coat Investor
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      Latest: PSLF and Investing BorntobeDO?, Sep 22, 2017 at 2:41 PM
    6. Financial Aid

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

      Discussion of National Health Service Corps and Public Health Service / Indian Health Service issues.
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      Latest: Signing my life away? DPTinthemaking15, Sep 15, 2017
    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

      Discuss the latest tech, electronic medical records, and medical apps.
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      Latest: SDN App for iOS tutorthepeople, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:14 AM
    1. Canada

      Canadian medical school discussion forum.
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      Latest: Canadian Citizen, US undergrad solarwinggx, Sep 21, 2017 at 6:19 PM
    2. General International Discussion

      General international medical discussion forum.
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      Latest: Question about the debt? aformerstudent, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:50 AM
    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

      For physicians that have completed residency training and are in hospital, community or academic practice.
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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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      Latest: PGY-3 Psychiatry doc424, Sep 21, 2017 at 4:25 PM
    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: Med-Peds 2017-2018 Interview Thread kd1897, Sep 22, 2017 at 11:18 AM
    7. Anesthesiology

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      Latest: Chase Sapphire Reserve igeak691, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:22 PM
    8. Critical Care

      Critical Care Medicine discussion forum. Co-hosted with PulmCCM Central.
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      Latest: Arterial lines Nephro critical care, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:04 PM
    9. Dermatology

      Dermatology discussion forum
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      Latest: 5 min presentation at grand rounds dermie1985, Sep 21, 2017 at 6:34 PM
    10. Emergency Medicine

      Emergency Medicine discussion forum
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    11. Family Medicine

      Family Medicine discussion forum
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    12. Hospice and Palliative Medicine

      Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine discussion forum.
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    13. Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties

      Internal Medicine discussion forum.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 Official IM Interview Invite Thread StuartLiu, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:17 PM
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    15. Neurology

      Neurology discussion forum.
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      Latest: Child Neuro Match 2018 mjaggie24, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:58 PM
    16. Ob/Gyn

      Obstetrics and Gynecology discussion forum.
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      Latest: Osteopathic Interviews 2017-2018 Biology101, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:14 PM
    17. Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

      Co-hosted with the AAO's Young Ophthalmologists Committee.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 Ophthalmology Interviews MCAT or bust, Sep 22, 2017 at 1:13 PM
    18. Pain Medicine

      For practicing pain physicians and pain fellows. Co-hosted with PainRounds.com
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      Latest: Opioid Refugee Squatting in SNF; Refuses Discharge Orin, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:12 PM
    19. Pathology

      Pathology discussion forum.
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      Messages:
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      Latest: 2017-2018 Pathology Interview thread MedSprinter, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:44 PM
    20. Pediatrics

      Pediatrics discussion forum.
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      Latest: PEDS 2017-2018 INTERVIEW THREAD WTEngel, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:01 PM
    21. PM&R

      Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation discussion forum.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 PM&R Application Cycle pmrhopeful, Sep 22, 2017 at 4:16 PM
    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: 2017-2018 RadOnc Interview Sheet Architectpremed, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:09 PM
    24. Radiology

      Radiology discussion forum.
      Co-Hosted with radRounds.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 Interview Thread -- Radiology BlackBox, Sep 22, 2017 at 5:22 PM
    25. Sleep Medicine

      Sleep Medicine discussion forum.
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      Latest: Sleep Medicine Fellowship 2018 start Pulmonarydoc, Sep 21, 2017 at 7:26 AM
    26. Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties

      Discuss surgery and surgical subspecialties.
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    1. Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]

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

      For paramedics, EMTs, and other current and past pre-hospital providers.
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      Latest: Baby medic! Medic741, Aug 27, 2017
    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: When is a guy too old to have no dating history? vm26, Sep 21, 2017 at 9:01 PM
    1. For Sale and Advertisements

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    2. Wanted

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    3. Housing (Temporary and Long-term)

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    4. Jobs and Help Wanted Board

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

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      Latest: Free online book club rodeoclown, Sep 20, 2017 at 6:48 AM
    6. IRB Approved Research Surveys

      For posting your IRB approved survey. Must include copy or link to IRB approval letter.
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    1. Information for Exhibitors

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    2. Test Prep

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    3. Career Prep & CME

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    4. Admissions Prep

      Application and Admissions Resources
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