clinical rotation

  1. M

    Helpful Book for 3rd Year of Medical School/Clinical Rotations

    Book is called Honors: The Social Game of Medical School (see Amazon link below or search for it yourself on Amazon) Third year of medical school stands as the most arduous obstacle to ensuring a good residency match and, thus, a great job and future. Up until this year, doing well in school...
  2. O

    Mentally tired

    I am an IMG and did a pediatrics rotation at a outpatient site which takes students from a DO school. I didn't know how to chart notes initially but I learnt pretty quickly. The attending also used to ask me some questions, most of which i could answer from step 1 and my previous knowledge. At...
  3. Y

    Renting Studio in Downtown Portland, Maine

    A furnished studio on the 5th floor (elevator building) Everything included (heat, electricity, internet, water, gym, conference room, trash removal, mail room, etc) off-street parking (resident only parking lot) Walking distance to downtown Portland, Maine medical center, Mercy hospital, and...
  4. B

    Neurosurgery rotation expectations

    I'm thinking of doing a neurosurgery rotation for 4 weeks as a 4th year, thinking that I'm going into psychiatry, and would love to learn more about neuroanatomy. Question is- will I learn much neuroanatomy, or will I spend most of my time standing around in the OR, working exhausting hours, and...
  5. P


    I am an final year international medical student, willing to pursue IM residency. My quick question is which one is better: 1. Total 2700$ for 8 weeks - to work with a cardiologist and a gastroenterologist at a private clinic 4 weeks each- total 8 weeks. 2. 5250$ for 8 weeks to work at FIU...
  6. iamironman

    Rotation exams vs Step 2 CK? views

    Hey guys. I will be starting my 3rd year now and need to know if Rotation exams will be similar to step 2 CK or should I be more worried about CK? Same materials for rotation exams for CK can do the trick or not?
  7. rawrsy

    Grade reviews and re-evaluations

    Hello all. I'm posting here on behalf of my husband, a medical student entering his fourth year. I've used this forum and similar ones before to get insight and advice.. and am posting now bc I def feel I could use some insight from current students and MDs. My husband recently went through...
  8. S

    Lankenau Hospital Clinical Rotations?

    Hi! So I'm in the middle of choosing a place for my 3rd clinical right now and I was wondering if anyone had any experience at Lankenau Medical Center in Philadelphia for their clinical rotations? Or if there are any PTs who currently or previously worked there, could you please provide some...
  9. S

    VSAS Authorizations.. how do I get more?

    I am wanting to apply to the institutions for audition rotations for as many months possible (~4 each) but I only have 20 authorizations. I want to give my self the best chance at getting the rotation, how do I get more authorizations if I run out?
  10. M

    st john episcopal hospital dermatology rotation

    4th year student here. was wondering if anyone did a 4-week derm rotation for st john episcopal hospital. if so, did anyone stay at the student housing? How was the student housing? I was told it would be $60 cash fee plus $300 deposit for 4 weeks. that sounds too good to be true. If anyone...
  11. Cheezy89

    Clinical Rotation Experience

    Hey guys, just wanted to share my first clinical rotation experience. I was told to share this because I might get more tips on how to make the best out of my rotation. I'd also love to hear about your experiences.
  12. M


    Hello everyone! Since I started to try to learn the Canadian medical residency matching process, i realized something. Everyone in the forums who obviously know how the system works talks really hopeless for IMGs. I mean, before i started to study for the MCCEE, i think i am about to give it up...
  13. Amygdarya

    Peds neuro

    I know this may be a little esoteric, but does anyone have any suggestions regarding good resources for pediatric neurology rotation? Any books? Articles? Web sites? What topics should I focus on (aside from, say, seizure disorders, development and developmental issues, genetic - aka metabolic...
  14. H

    Repeating clerkship

    Hi guys, I have a question I would like to ask: So, I am an international medical student, currently in my clinical year, finished with two clinical postings at this point (Pediatrics and ObGyn). With pediatrics as my first posting, there were a lot of issues going on for me at the time with...