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    3. MCAT Discussions

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    2. DAT Discussions

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    5. International Dental

      International DDS/DMD discussion forum.
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    1. Pre-Optometry

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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. 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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  1. Underrepresented in Healthcare

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    2. Underrepresented in Healthcare

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    3. Women in Healthcare

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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

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    7. NHSC | PHS | IHS

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    8. Confidential Consult

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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

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    1. Physician Scientists

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    2. Student Research and Publishing

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    1. Military Medicine

      Discussion of Medical Corps issues.
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    3. Internship, Residency and Fellowship Positions

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    5. Internship

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    6. Combined Residencies

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    8. Critical Care

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    9. Dermatology

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    10. Emergency Medicine

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    13. Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties

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      Neurology discussion forum.
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    17. Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

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    18. Pain Medicine

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    19. Pathology

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    20. Pediatrics

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    22. Psychiatry

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    23. Radiation Oncology

      Radiation Oncology discussion forum.
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      Latest: 2017-2018 Interview Thread -- Radiology asdfangina, Sep 20, 2017 at 10:39 PM
    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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