1. d-dimer

    Anesthesia groups in GA/SC/NC

    Looking into some groups in GA, SC, and NC. Does anyone have thoughts on the following groups or know groups hiring for generalists? Feel free to PM: GA -Georgia Anesthesiologists at WellStar Kennestone, Paulding and Douglas Hospitals -MAK Anesthesia/Strategic Health Partners at WellStar Cobb...
  2. Emanuel Perez

    AA to anesthesiologist

    So a little bit of a background. I was a premed who had second thoughts about applying to medical school in my senior year in college. For many reasons (kinda burnt out premed student). I wasn’t sure if I was ready for the commitment. Fast forward 3 years I realized I had to get my life together...
  3. D

    CAA vs Dentistry

    For someone that likes both fields equally, how would you objectively compare these two fields? Looking for comparisons in regards to financial outlook, job outlook, work-life balance/schedule, work environment, politics, prestige/respect, etc. I will practice either profession in Florida. Keep...
  4. F

    4th year MD student feeling anxiety towards residency choices

    TL;DR I'm not sure if I'm feeling cold feet towards a specialty I had always enjoyed or if my body is telling me I should pursue a different path. Hello internet! I am a 4th year MD student that could use some help. We are getting close to residency applications, and I'm feeling a lot of...
  5. S

    Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship 2023

    I couldn't find a tread for ACTA fellowship for this cycle. Let's keep each other a company! And good luck everyone who is applying !
  6. A

    Locum position ASC Chevy chase MD

    We have an open locum position for Anesthesilogist in Chevy Chase -MD near DC, starting immediately.Doing own cases no supervision, Heavy in Othopedic, must be excellent in doing PNB . Monday to Friday 730-4 pm but most days you will be done early , great pay, malpractice.
  7. L

    AA or CRNA

    Hello, I am a non-traditional student and I am looking to make a career change. I was looking into CRNA until I was introduced to AA and it seems to be a better fit my needs. I don’t have any debt and I am currently taking the prerequisites at a local university. Since I have already obtained a...
  8. rcollinb

    Anesthesiology (or any) residency from a pass/fail & rank-less dental school?

    Hello folks, I am about to attend a dental school that uses P/F in addition to being rank-less. I understand it is early to think about this, but what is the process with matching into a program without those two metrics? Is taking the ADAT a must for schools like that? I am super interested...
  9. M

    Applying anesthesia, low step 2 221

    DO applicant. 235 step 1, 221 step 2. no idea what happened, was predicted at 237 took a LOA after M1 related to an injury (red flag). 1 publication and working on anesthesia research pub am I screwed? Honestly feel numb. Really want anesthesia but looks like I’ll have to settle for IM which...
  10. A

    Question on strategies for ranking both categorical and advanced programs

    Hi everyone! I'm an MS4 applying to anesthesia programs and had a question about how the rank list works. I've heard TY and prelim years are getting more and more competitive. So my question is, if I match into an advanced spot but fail to match into a PGY1 spot, will my rank list just move...
  11. MJ978

    Cape Cod - Private Practice / Partnership

    Hello everyone! There is a thread below this one of where to find true PP groups, and I wanted to post that we have an opening at ours here in beautiful Cape Cod, MA. We are a small group of 13 anesthesiologists, working in Hyannis at Cape Cod Hospital with some wonderful PP surgeons (most of...
  12. PeonyLeaf

    SoCal Anesthesia WAMC

    (Yes I'm aware there's a WAMC superthread. It hasn't been posted to in months) M3 from the Deep South. Definitely want to get out of the Southeast and have family friends in LA. Loved the area ever since I was a kid and want to go out there for my career. Step 1: 239 Clerkship grades: All...
  13. L

    PGY1 rethinking choosing anesthesia

    PGY-1 really worried about going into anesthesia. I really enjoyed anesthesia as a medical student but after doing my rotations in the ICU I’m starting to think I made a terrible choice for my personality. I didn’t realize how much ICU is a part of anesthesia and I’m at a program where we do 2...
  14. P

    real trouble with rank list

    Having trouble making my rank list after my #1. Wanted some input on experiences people have had with the following residencies: Cleveland Clinic UPMC UFlorida Sinai NYU Wake Forest Hopkins WashU UTSW UTMB In particular, I feel pretty equally about WashU, UPMC, Cleveland, and Hopkins.
  15. halmoni

    Competitiveness of GAS vs. IM?

    I've been considering going into either gas or IM, but my main goal is to match back to California to take care of my family. Does anyone have any insight into whether matching into gas or IM would be easier for SoCal?
  16. M

    Intraop analgesia

    I have seen and heard so many ways to treat analgesia during surgery. I understand that it often depends on the type of surgery and the patient, but I often hear the same few strategies and I was curious what everyone else does? Lets say for your typical Laparoscopic assisted Total hysterectomy...
  17. L

    Advice on Schooling for an Anesthesiologist

    Good Evening all, I am an aspiring Anesthesiologist, and am having some trouble with figuring out school. I was just advised I do not need a nursing degree to get into Medical school and can get my bachelors degree in anything. I would love some feedback on what you got your degree in or any...
  18. M

    Anesthetic preferences in cataract surgery?

    Hi there, I'm trying to get an idea of fellow ophthalmologists surgical preferences with cataract. Trying to work out which anesthesia method is most popular and I've devised a <5min survey. Could anyone please fill it out: A very short survey of anesthetic preferences in cataract cases Thank...
  19. D

    NYU Brooklyn

    Does anyone know literally anything about this residency program? It’s formerly known as Lutheran. NYU says residents get the “same degree” as residents at the Manhattan location but everyone I speak to says they lab to rank the Brooklyn track much much lower than the Manhattan track. If any...
  20. G

    New MS3 in need of help- interested in anesthesiology

  21. bangity

    Virtual Reality in Medicine and Surgery (Free Educational VR360 Resources)

    Hi all, My name is Bang Quach. I am a 4th year Oral & Maxillofacial resident at University of Florida-Jacksonville. The VRiMS is a new training program for residents/trainees that utilize VR Headsets (360 videos) recorded using the Insta360 camera, using YouTube as a host, and viewed using the...
  22. slewis_nymc

    Anesthesiology Residency Application Virtual Forum - August 25th, 6PM EST

    In response to this year's unique application cycle, the ASA Delegates of the New York Medical College AIG are organizing a Q&A session with several program directors in our area. The goal is to provide anesthesiology residency applicants with an opportunity to get to know a variety of programs...
  23. slewis_nymc

    Anesthesiology Residency Application Virtual Forum - August 25th, 6PM EST

    In response to this year's unique application cycle, the ASA Delegates of the New York Medical College AIG are organizing a Q&A session with several program directors in our area. The goal is to provide anesthesiology residency applicants with an opportunity to get to know a variety of programs...
  24. Z

    US anesthesiology residency - transition to UK

    Hi, I am currently in a US anesthesiology residency with possible plans for fellowship afterwards. While my hope is to work in the US after training, I have personal reasons that make me want to keep the option open of moving to the UK (where I am allowed to live and work) in the future. From...
  25. NVO

    Couples Matched into Anesthesiology - AMA

    I remember lurking on the forums back when I was in undergrad applying to med schools. Then in my OMS3 year, SDN and Reddit became my pseudo-advisors when my school assigned me an FM attending as my residency advisor. I figure now that I'm quarantined with all travel plans canceled, all online...
  26. F

    OMFS Internship Opportunities - POST HERE ONLY

    I know this time of year, everyone is trying to figure out exactly how they want to fill out their rank list, but I just want to take the time to post a little about my experiences at my OMFS internship so that those of you not fortunate enough to MATCH will be aware of the opportunities...
  27. dmk5n

    Anesthetic Management of Patients With Suspected or Confirmed 2019 Novel Coronavirus Infection During Emergency Procedures

    https://www.jcvaonline.com/article/S1053-0770(20)30197-X/fulltext This was sent to me from neighbor who works at the CDC, would like to get some thoughts... Are you developing protocols or have them in place? We have two Covid-19 patients in ICU. Matter of time till it spreads.
  28. M

    Chin Lift or Jaw Thrust for Upper Airway Obstruction?

    Hello everyone! I am a masters Biomedical Engineering student working on a project to develop a device to be used when an upper airway obstruction occurs and I am curious about some of the current methods. I would appreciate your honest answers to the following questions: 1) Do you find chin...
  29. P

    Anesthesia OSCE’s help

    Is there any sort of resource or grading rubric available for the OSCE? I passed the SOE no problem but failed the OSCE not once but twice. Everyone says to just use the ABA guide and that it’s a piece of cake...but I really don’t know what it is I’m doing wrong. When the report came back I was...
  30. Master Bone Wizard

    MD & DO Considering CNRA's came to be in 1956 and so far MD/DO Gas docs are making more and have stable employment, where did the negativity come from?

    I see a lot of depressing threads from 2006/2009/2012 etc. about Gas or Anesthesiology losing jobs and being paid less, but the statistics seem to say otherwise. Its 2019 and: Automation doesn't look like it happening any time soon...
  31. G

    Cook County Anesthesia Elective - Experience

    Just finishing my last week of anesthesia at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, thought I would share my current thoughts about the rotation. At first glance being overwhelmed in a big city with a busy patient population I couldn't feel more welcome by the residents here. The relationship...
  32. K

    selling big blue

    Selling Big Blue! All 3 volumes for $100! Gently used for written anesthesia boards review.
  33. N

    CA-1 Anesthesia Position NYC

    Looking to change fields into anesthesia. Anyone know of any CA-1 spots for July 2020 in the NYC Area? Went to an allopathic Med school in NY and matched to my top-ranked program in the area. After a year, I realized it isn’t for me...explored a few subspecialties within my field, but still...
  34. J

    How screwed am I for this disorderly conduct charge?

    M2 here, looking for some advice/input because SDN can be brutally honest and I think that’s what I need right now. In college, I received a citation for disorderly conduct (not a felony, not a misdemeanor) due to having a small amount of marijuana in my possession. It was a stupid thing that I...
  35. J

    Drop in Step 2 CK

    Hey SDN! I'm a 4th year DO student from an established DO school applying anesthesiology this year and was pretty bummed when I received my step 2 score back. I'm wondering how much my drop in step 2 will affect my application and if I should apply to a backup specialty. Fortunately, I was able...
  36. D

    How to go about applying to transitional year vs. prelim medicine programs?

    Hi all, Current M4 here planning on going into anesthesia. So I have been trying to figure out how go about applying to transitional years vs prelim medicine programs, and am having trouble finding information online. It seems that TY years are more "cush," but at the same time, I will have to...
  37. A

    "Big Blu" and "Ranger Blue" Audio and Books, the most recent edition

    If anyone interested, I have the recent "Big Blue" complete audio, and "Ranger Blue" complete audio and book, to sell. If you are interested send me a message.
  38. T

    Temple Anesthesiology Residency

    Hi Everyone! Temple anesthesia chief residents here. We wanted to open up a thread to tell you about our program, as well as answer any questions that you may have. Temple University Hospital is a major academic center that performs a wide variety of cases in every surgical discipline...
  39. G

    Chances for Top anesthesia programs

    I’m a MS4 applying for anesthesia residency this September. Step 1 is 242 and step 2 CK is 238. 4 non-anesthesia related publications in journals. Several volunteer activities in med school. I attend a private mid tier school in the south. I’d ideally like to go to a top 20-30 anesthesia...
  40. KatiaRayanna

    CRNA Or Anesthesiologist ? Should I Transition ?

    Hi Guys !! I'm Currently In College For Nursing. I Want To Be An Anesthesiologist, But When I Jobshadowed One & An CRNA. CRNA Makes The Same Amount Of Money As An Anesthesiologist, The Only Difference Is One Is A Nurse & The Other Is A Doctor. CRNA Is Less Education Years As Well. My Plan Was To...