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    Cardiology fellowship application 2022-2023

    Seems a bit late in the game but nobody has started a thread so far, lets get this rolling. Med school/visa: Non US-IMG Residency: Low-Mid Tier University program Step 1: 240s Step 2: 250s Step 3: Result pending (expected 220-230) Research: Mostly abstracts (3 submitted as first author to...
  2. M

    Is it possible in non-invasive cardiology private practice to see a majority of cases of arrhythmias and to a lesser extent ischemic cardiomyopathies?

    Hello everyone, I am a medical student and I am wondering about my future specialty. I really like non-invasive cardiology and I would like to work in the future in private practice. The subject I am passionate about is arrhythmias and less so myocardial infarctions. My question is: is it...
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    University of Arizona Cardiology Recruitment- Town Hall

    The University of Arizona, College of Medicine- Tucson, will be hosting a virtual townhall on Thursday, May 26th. We invite all prospective applicants to come and learn more about our Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program. Interested in learning more? Join us on May 26th at 5:00PM...
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    Position Available Cardiology PGY-4 (first year fellow) position available to start July 2022!

    The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at HCA Florida Brandon Hospital has just added additional positions to increase their class size to three fellows per year. As a result, there is now an opening for a first year fellow to start in July 2022! More information about the program can be found...
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    Summer Research at Home Institution vs Away (SRTP)

    Hi everyone! Would love some advice! For context, I am an M1 at a top 50 medical school in the US. I am very interested in cardiology (so internal medicine). But I just recently developed an interest in dermatology too. I have been trying to decide what would be best for my upcoming summer so...
  6. Sapien3

    MGMA percentile payment ?

    Hi everyone I recently started talking to recruiters for job. When it comes to salary not many disclose. Some places say they use MGMA. This question is for those who are currently working.
  7. Manunitedforlife91

    Other Cardiology: advanced cardiac imaging

    Hello everyone I am currently a second-year cardiology fellow at a university program. I am on a J1 visa and by the time I graduate, I am hoping to be Echo, Nuclear and CT certified. I wanted to get everyone's thoughts on advanced cardiac imaging as an additional year of fellowship. I intend to...
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    Chief resident position?

    Hi all, I went unmatched cards this year and I am literally devastated and fighting depression at this point. I don't know what to do. I figured a chief resident year would be a fair option. I am unsure where to start looking for those positions though? I found 3 that are at hospitals without a...
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    Official Cardiology Fellowship 2021-2022 Season, AMG, IMG, DO

    Let's go! Credentials Interviews Thoughts Concerns
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    Univeristy of Arizona Cardiology Recruitment- Town Hall

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Tucson will be hosting a virtual town hall next week for prospective applicants to learn more about our Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program. Interested in learning more? Join us on July 7th at 5:00PM (PST) for our Fellowship Recruitment Town...
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    "Help Me Rank" IM 2021

    Hey all, Haven't seen a thread created yet for this year's upcoming match and for some reason folks were commenting on the old one, so figured I'd make a new one here. Good luck to all!
  13. M

    Confusion over ECG territories

    I have in my notes: Anterolateral = I, aVL, V4-6 = LCx Anteroseptal = V2-4 = LAD Anterior = V2-6 = LMS If the LMS branches into LCx and LAD, why are there not changes in a combination of the above i.e. I, aVL, V2-6? I had an exam q where changes were ST elevation in the V1–V6, I, and aVL...
  14. Torquer

    Interventional Cardiology Match - July 2022-2023 Thread

    This one's gonna be a doozy folks! With COVID and no in-person interviews, I wonder how things are going to play out. Maybe we can showcase our catheter twirling skills on Zoom! :D Starting this thread so that we can share information on Interview invites, Rejections and Pre-Filled programs...
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    Need Advice

    Brother graduated from cards fellowship last year and has been working in an academic setup in the same city making a base salary of $360k plus additional benefits He’s gone through a job search recently with different offers which are widely varying While the compensation packages are still at...
  16. insaiyan-premed

    Specialties of interest

    Could the experts elaborate on how difficult would it be to get into a Cards fellowship, Heme/Onc Fellowship, and a Radiology Residency as a DO student after this new Step 1 being P/F. I'm most likely going to end up in a DO school, and these specialties so far interest me the most. Thank you.
  17. insaiyan-premed

    Cardiology or Radiology match rate?

    Hi, I'm curious as to how the two (rads and cards) are match friendly to DOs. I'm most likely going to end up at a DO school and wanted to know how hard would it be to get into IM then a cards fellowship or to get into a radiology program, especially w/ step 1 being p/f. Preferably would like to...
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    How can I get a good program with my non-modifiable factors?

    Hey everyone, I'm currently a PGY2 IM resident at a community program with no internal cardiology fellowship spot. I'm also a US-IMG with average board scores and with currently 1-2 poster presentations under my name and no other research. My goal is to start two retrospective research...
  19. Queen of Hearts1

    Peds Cardiology 2020 Fellowship

    It's that time of the year again !! please post your invitations and rejections below! Good luck everyone :)
  20. whosnisarg

    Rutgers NJMS 3 Year PC Program

    Hey guys! I was looking into Rutgers NJMS 3 Year Primary Care track. Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Question: In the FAQ, they discourage anyone in the accelerated program from sub-specializing. However, if we would be board certified in Internal Med by the end, what prevents going onto an...
  21. whosnisarg

    Rutgers 3 Year Primary Care Track Question

    Hey guys! I was looking into Rutgers NJMS 3 Year Primary Care track. Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Question: In the FAQ, they discourage anyone in the accelerated program from sub-specializing. However, if we would be board certified in Internal Med by the end, what prevents going onto an...
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    Taking Step 1 after Match for IM Fellowships

    Hello! I got in the mid-high 400s on my Comlex I and II and ended up taking Step 2CK and did pretty well (230s range). During interview season, PDs actually asked why there was such a jump between my COMLEX and USMLE scores and they wished I had taked Step 1. I am applying for IM and am looking...
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    Elective Advice

    I have been interested in Cardiology since undergrad and despite keeping an open mind through med school, I still feel like it's far and above my favorite. One of my first rotations is an elective. Sounds like a great chance to get into a cardiology away rotation early on but being that I'm...
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    Unofficial list of great cardiology programs

    Compiling this list for future reference as other relevant posts are fragmented. For those who have been through the fellowship application process, what programs impressed you the most on interview trail or hearing from experiences of others, like if you have to list 10 of them? As ranking...
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    Position Available 2019-2020 Cardiology Fellowship Opening

    Brandon Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of our Cardiology Fellowship. We have two PGY4 spots that we are trying to fill for July 1, 2019. Please pay close attention to the following information, as we have been approved outside of the Match. Eligibility: Must have...
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    2019-2020 Cardiology Fellowship Opening

    Brandon Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of our ACGME accredited Cardiology Fellowship. We have two PGY4 spots to fill that will start July 1, 2019. Please pay close attention to the following information, as we have been approved outside of the Match. Eligibility: Below...
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    Why 1st 2nd or 3rd AV names

    Why are the AV blocks given the designations 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.? Is it by severity like getting burned or is there some other reason?
  28. D

    ECG Data on Philips Zymed Holter file type

    Starting my research and have the data type as .ZHR would like to convert the raw ECG data to .EDF or ASCII txt or .csv file so I can read it and analyze it in kubios. Any help is appreciate it. If you have the Philips Zymed software let me know. Thank you!
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    Cardiology vs. OB/GYN

    Hello! I'm a nurse hoping to go into medical school soon and while I KNOW that I have plenty of time to think about specialties, I wanted to get some opinions and a comparison of two candidates. Two very different candidates. Allow me to explain this odd juxtaposition. I have thought about...
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  31. L

    What should I do?

    I am currently an interventional cardiology fellow at a semi-private hospital where I am concerned that my job as a trainee is mainly reduced to secretarial work without much emphasis on building the actual procedural skills. Currently I am required to do all the paper works for each patient...
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    Residency in Baltic states

    Hi, Everyone! I am a 6th year medical student in Georgia (Non-Eu country) and I want to continue with my specialization in Europe.I'm quite interested in Baltic States(Lithuania,Latvia,Estonia) and also in Poland.So I tried to find some information about residency in English language in these...
  33. S

    Quick question about MRCP(UK)

    Greetings Im 5th year med student and i plan to do mrcp examinations after finishing my studies, my question is, after finishing mrcp and getting my GMC registration what are the specialities that are available for me to apply for? On their website i only found 12 specialities, im planning to...
  34. C

    Current state of a career in pediatric cardiology

    Hey all, So I'm a peds intern right now and discerning different career options. One that I really like, but am a little nervous about, is Cardiology. My biggest reservation surrounds the lifestyle and the career opportunities. When choosing a sub-specialty I'm putting a premium on lifestyle. I...
  35. C

    Missed the registration deadline for ABIM boards-Advice needed!

    Hi. So, as embarrassing as this is, I missed the deadline for registering for the ABIM internal medicine boards for Aug/2018. There's no excuse that I feel could make such a ridiculous mistake sound any better. Despite the backloaded schedule, and third year chief duties etc etc, I have been...
  36. Akam ahz

    Diastolic pressure in older age

    Hello, I read in my book that: the normal arterial blood pressure (ABP) in the age of 20 years old = 120/70. Whilst when we get older at 60 years old, for instance, the ABP = 150/90. My question is about the increase in the diastolic value, why the diastolic pressure increases as we age...
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    Implantable cardiac device in patient going for surgery

    hi I have a question. why any patient w/ CIED who is going for surgery we switch off the device ?? is it because we use diathermy and it will ruin the device? thank you
  38. O

    Advanced PTEeXAM Preparation

    Hi everybody, I am trying to prepare for the Advanced PTEeXAM this coming July 2018. I am at odds as to what to use to prepare. I've been reading Perino, Sorrell and journals so far. A few people have said they used PTEMasters to prepare. Others say there are other resources besides PTEMasters...
  39. Z

    Medical question

    A patient with heart failure and hypotension, how much can i give normal saline without being overloaded? Can i give 500ml normal saline over 2 hours?
  40. _expecto__

    Pericardiocentesis question

    Hey guys, can't figure out why during bloody effusion in pericardial sac during tamponade we see fluid instead of a clot, isn't blood outside the blood vessel supposed to agglutinate, is it the constant movement that prevent clotting? is it fibrynolisis, can't find answer anywhere? Thanks
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