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  1. K

    Hyponatriuria in CHF?

    How can we explain the presence of hyponatriuria in patient with cronich heart failure since, in this case, there usually is hyponatriemia? The question is: how can these two be compatible with each other? I know there is an RAA and ADH activation but I used to think the ADH system activation...
  2. D

    Surgeon with an actual life?

    Over the past year I’ve worked as an OR tech and it pretty much reassured my love for surgery. But I’m worried about hours. My mother was always home but my dad was not. I don’t want to be this kind of father to my children. I want to be a surgeon, but I value time with my family the most. So...
  3. T

    MCAT Total or Sub-Sections

    Hi everyone, So I'm a newb when it comes to applying to Med in the US (not from there), and I was just wondering, do adcoms tend to care more about an applicant's MCAT total, or do they also look at the subsections? I ask because I have written the MCAT twice, the first time 505, and the second...
  4. John Detter

    PGY2 Critical Care - Post Residency Positions

    For those of you who are trained in critical care, what position did you take right out of residency? Also, how would you rate your job satisfaction and work/life balance that came with that position? I ask this because I am doing my critical care PGY2 right now and have seen several critical...
  5. B

    The Age-Old Question: PA vs. MD/DO?

    Hey y'all! I know this question has been asked a hundred times on these forums (because I've read them all!) but I felt like I need some answers that aligned more with my situation. So here it goes... A little background about myself: I just recently graduated from college, biology degree...
  6. B

    The Age-Old Question: PA vs. MD/DO?

    Hey y'all! I know this question has been asked a hundred times on these forums (because I've read them all!) but I felt like I need some answers that aligned more with my situation. So here it goes... A little background about myself: I just recently graduated from college, biology degree...
  7. M

    MD vs PA, honest answers from all viewpoints please :)

    Hey guys! So bear with me, this may be a bit long... but I really would like some honest, thoughtful advice from several different viewpoints. I am 22, (often confusing it with being about 45), and began college at 17 after graduating high school early. I completed four years at a community...
  8. F

    PhD/PsyD personal sacrifice - Psy.D.

    Roughly estimating, how many hours per week of both classroom work (in and outside of physical class and fieldwork are required to succeed in a Psy.D. program? I have a husband to pay attention to, friends, family, must watch every Grey's Anatomy. How much personal sacrifice is needed to do this?