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    1. Pre-Dental

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    3. Dental

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    1. Pre-Podiatry Students

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    1. Pre-Veterinary

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  1. Underrepresented in Healthcare

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    3. Women in Healthcare

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    1. Postbaccalaureate Programs

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    4. Topics in Healthcare

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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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      Latest: *** 2017-2018 MD/PhD Rejections *** vale3609, Sep 20, 2017 at 9:14 AM
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    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

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    4. General Residency Issues

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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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    11. Family Medicine

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    13. Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties

      Internal Medicine discussion forum.
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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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    20. Pediatrics

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    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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    24. Radiology

      Radiology discussion forum.
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    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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