clinical rotations

  1. 94hdogs

    Rotation sites: prettier hospital vs hospital with more residencies

    Okay, this is not a troll post. My school is having me choose between two rotation sites. One hospital (hospital A) is arguably prettier, and in a better location, but it doesn't have any residencies that I'm interested in. The other hospital (hospital B) is in a worse location, but has several...
  2. I

    Lexington KY, subleasing apartment

    Hello, looking to sublease my condo in Lexington KY from 07/05/2022 to 08/04/2022 and/or 01/30/2023 to 02/24/2023. Location is 15 minute walking distance from UK Chandler Hospital, Baptist Hospital, and surrounding area. Condo has free parking, secure building access, and laundry room. No pets...
  3. O

    Starting to think about the NAVLE

    Hi everyone, I was wondering: How many hours did it take you to fully complete vetprep (approx)? How many months prior to the NAVLE should I start studying? I've heard anywhere from 3-6 months. During clinical rotations, how many hours a day were you aiming to study for? and was that hard...
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    Picking a clinical rotation site

    I’m in a dilemma between picking a clinical rotation site for 3rd/4th year. I have the option to go to a site that has a bunch of residents (almost all core) including EM residents but it’s really far from any family/friends. I’m 90% sure I want to pursue EM. second location is about 15...
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    Clinical rotations in US for international student?

    Hi all, I've posted previously about thinking about going to a European medical school after finishing up undergrad in the states. In short, I ended up going back to my home country and am now a 1st year attending Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. Studies last 6 years and each summer we...
  6. mhmd1ahmd

    Elective for international medical student?

    Good evening everybody, could you help me please find elective rotation in the US in February or March 2019 ?? I am a final year medical student from Egypt, USMLE step 1 score : 248 and TOEFL iBT score: 108 and I have a valid B1 visa. Looking for any elective rotation in any specialty that...
  7. K

    MD & DO MS3 gifts

    My school is having a going away celebration for the current MS2/rising MS3 students before they head off for their clinical years, and I wanted to get a gift for my Big Sib. What would you guys recommend? What is something useful to have during third and fourth year rotations? Thanks!
  8. P

    MD Help with choosing M3 electives!

    Hi all, I was hoping to elicit some advice from the SDN community out there for choosing M3 electives. I'm a rising M3, about to take Step 1, so this isn't something I want to be particularly worried about rn, but it's hard not to be because my school just gave us our clerkship schedules for...
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  10. N

    Question regarding rotations and Cash Based Physical Therapy

    Hey guys, I am currently a student in a DPT program, and its about that time when we start thinking about rotations and put our requests down. I am strongly considering going the cash based route after graduation, and wanted your thoughts on what types of outpatient rotations would best set me...
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    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...
  12. M

    Dating a resident

    Do schools usually have/enforce any rules, suggestions against or discourage students on rotations dating residents in the same core clinical sites? Thanks.
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    Having a job while working in clinical rotations

    I'm thinking about getting a part time job but I start clinical rotations in a month. Is it a good idea? even if Im only working 20hrs/week or only on the weekends?
  14. lilypond147

    MD All HP on Rotations

    Hi Everyone, I'm a MS3 and quickly learning about the subjectivity when it comes to MS3 grades. I have received grades for 3 clerkships (Neuro, Peds, IM) all of which I received a HP (my school is F/P/HP/H). I'm a little frustrated with the evaluations (which make up the bulk of our grade)...
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    Clinical rotations out of state a good idea?

    Hi guys, I am getting ready to start a DPT program and have to answer some questions. I will be attending a program in Arizona, but would like to move to California and practice out there. Do you guys think it would necessary to do an out of state rotation outside the state, or do you think I...
  16. 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?
  17. neur0cat

    Curious - Do you get to rotate for every specialty?

    Hi, I'm a med school applicant and I'm wondering if you get to rotate in every specialty (or sub specialty) during Y3/Y4? Another related question is that do certain programs/schools have niche specialty areas that tend to influence rotation choices etc? For example, the time spent on a...
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    Mayo or MSKCC elective for an IMG aiming for Internal Medicine residency?

    Hi, I'm an IMG and I'm now applying for electives for 2017. I only have limited time in the States to do my electives, and since I got into other places, I now have one month left to spare. I'm deciding between Mayo Clinic and Memorial Sloan to apply for. I aim to get into Internal Medicine...
  19. polarbear531

    PennVet Clinical rotations question from potential V'20

    So I know this may sound weird, but I'm choosing between two schools right now and Penn is one of them. I was wondering what the clinical rotations look like (i.e. what are the 6 required, how do externships work at Penn, etc.) I want to do poultry med which basically means I'll need an MAM...
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    Evaluating Clinical Rotation Sites

    Hi everyone! I am trying to decide between a couple of schools and was curious how people go about evaluating clinical rotation sites at individual schools. Naturally, each school's brochure talks up their sites and their rotations, but I am assuming that there are some better than others, of...