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Using SDN Classifieds

How to post and use the Student Doctor Network Classifieds

SDN Mobile and SDN Forums Apps 📱

Using SDN on iPhone and Android

Admissions Department Verification

Verifying official admissions involvement

Deleting my Account

How to delete your SDN membership account

IRB-Approved Surveys and Research

Posting Surveys and Recruiting for Research Studies


You can earn trophies by carrying out different actions. This page shows a list of the trophies that are available.

Change SDN Screen Name

How to change your user name on SDN

Delete Content from a Post

Information about post or thread deletion and editing

Report Bad Post

Getting the bad apples out of the barrel

Temporarily deactivating my Account

Sometimes you just want to step away for a while

Using Private Conversation Messages

Want to send a private message to another SDN member? Use "Conversations"

Doctor Verification

You've earned it, now flaunt it!

Banned from the Forums

SDN Forums are actively moderated to ensure a healthy community.

Business and Commercial Members

Learn about the special options businesses have for their accounts on Student Doctor Network

Business and Commercial Members FAQ

How to promote your company, product, or service on the SDN Forums

BB codes

The list of BB codes you can use to spice up the look of your messages. This page shows a list of all BB codes that are available.

Confidential Consult program

Who answers the Confidential Consult questions?

Change Email

How to change your email

Classifieds Posting Help

How to post in the classifieds area

Fix Common Log-in Issues

How to correct common cookie issues with logging-in or logging-out.

Ignore a Member

If there is a member getting under your skin or annoying you, use ignore to mute them.


This shows a full list of the smilies you can insert when posting a message.

Journalist / News Media Assistance

Inquiries from journalists or news outlets

Changing Your Avatar (Profile Picture)

If you don't like the picture that displays next to your posts, here are instructions on how to change it.

Is my real name or email visible on SDN or the SDN Forums?

No, only the information you choose to share is visible.

Cookie usage

This page explains how this site uses cookies.

Terms and rules

You must agree to these terms and rules before using the site.

Privacy policy

You must accept this policy before using the site.

Advertising Internships, Job Opportunities, Residencies, and Fellowships

How to advertise internships, job opportunities, residencies, and fellowships on SDN

Vision and Values

Vision and Values

Writing for SDN

Information for writing for the Student Doctor Network