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Health advising experts answer your questions on any issue, from school application questions to personal concerns. Our donor-supported advising service is anonymous and free, provided through the support of HPSA, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
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SDN Member Discounts

You will find product and service discounts for SDN members here!

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For member suggestions and feedback and discussion of forum operations.
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Looking for school admissions and advising services? This is where to find verified and approved school admissions consulting and advising services, who are offering discounts for SDN members.
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PreMed Communities
The nonprofit community for premedical students. We offer communities for pre-DO, pre-MD, reapplicants, traditional, and nontraditional students.

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The original MCAT support community. Search and learn from the 1000s of students who have excelled on the MCAT test.
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Are you a member of the osteopathic (DO) medical student community? If so, this is the place to ask questions, get support, and be understood by other students and those who have been there.
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Anki and Study Tips New

Does Anki confuse you? This is where other students share their Anki tips and tricks, and you can figure out how to maximize your yield and efficiency.
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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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Dental Communities (DDS and DMD)
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Discuss study tips and resources to excel on the Dental Admissions Test.
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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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Optometry Communities (OD)
Are you studying to be or are you an optometrist? The community welcomes you to ask and answer questions and support others in the same field.

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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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Pharmacy Communities (PharmD)
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Physical Therapy Communities (DPT)
Are you a member of the physical therapy community? If so, this is the place to ask questions, get support, and be understood by other students and those who have been there.

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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Podiatry Communities (DPM)
Are you a member of the podiatry community? If so, this is the place to ask questions, get support, and be understood by other students and those who have been in your shoes.

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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Psychology Communities
This is where 1000s of pre-psychology students, psychology students, and psychologists give advice, ask questions, and help each other out!

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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For discussion of psychology doctoral degree issues. Co-hosted with PsychCentral.
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Veterinary Communities (DVM)
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For current DVM students and graduates.
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Rehabilitation Sciences Communities
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Doctor of Audiology discussions
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Doctor of Occupational Therapy discussions
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Speech Pathology [ Ph.D. ]

Speech Pathology discussions
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Underrepresented in Healthcare
Do you identify as historically underrepresented in healthcare? If so, you are welcomed to this community of students and professionals.

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Being LGBTQ in healthcare can be isolating. However, this is a place of support and guidance where you are surrounded by like-minded peers.
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Underrepresented in Healthcare New

Are you underrepresented in healthcare? This is the place to get advice and support each other during your journeys in healthcare.
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Women in Healthcare

Co-hosted with the Jewish Alliance for Women in Science, this is where women in healthcare share their experiences, advice, and support each other.
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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

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 New

Discuss financial topics, including private or military scholarships, student loans, and educational costs.
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International Medical Communities
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Canada New

Canadian medical school discussion forum.
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Research Communities
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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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Physician and Resident Communities (MD / DO)
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Military Medicine New

Discussion of Medical Corps issues.
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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

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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Pain Medicine New

For practicing pain physicians and pain fellows.
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Pathology New

Pathology 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.
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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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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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Student Classifieds
Student For Sale, Housing, and Wanted Ads. 1000s of ads for prehealth and health professional students.

For Sale Board New

Post ads and for sale items here. Note: Requires a minimum $1 donation through PayPal to post in order to help protect our members.
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Wanted Board

Looking for something and can't find it anywhere else? Post it here for 1000s of students.
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Housing Board (Temporary and Long-term) New

Have a place to rent? Share it with 1000s of students!
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Nonprofit / Educational / Student Orgs

Announcements from nonprofit organizations, associations or institutions.
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IRB Approved Research Surveys (archive)

Archived: IRBs can now be posted throughout the SDN Communities. Please include the IRB approval when posting.
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