education

  1. dennis-brodmann

    Prior and current chief residents, got any tips on bettering a residency program?

    Prior and current chief residents, I wanted to pick your brains about bettering a residency program from a logistic and educational perspective. My questions are based on my PGY-2 experiences at an academic medical center. Open-ICU Have any of you experienced an open-ICU relationship with the...
  2. DrSatan

    Where are you learning the most neurology from: yourself or your attendings?

    I'm a PGY-2. I feel like I've learned a lot so far this year, but I still feel like most of my knowledge as been learned by self-study & a few key attendings who put forth the effort to actually teach minutia & explain their reasoning. I feel like I am mostly teaching myself though. I feel like...
  3. World's Tallest Doctor

    Free Ortho educational videos

    I am pleased to announce the launching of an online resource for medical students who are interested in Orthopedic Surgery. This resource will be geared towards 3rd and 4th year medical students hoping to pursue a career in Orthopedic Surgery. So after the completion of our rotations and...
  4. E

    Medical school vs. PsyD/PhD?

    I’m debating whether I should go to medical school or get a PhD/psyd? I want to be able to both provide sex and sexual trauma based therapy, sex education, and also build clinical programs in human sexuality. I would also like a mixed job where I’m seeing patients, working with a team, and doing...
  5. E

    Pursuing an Master of Divinity before or after Medical School (Earning multiple degrees)

    Hello SDN, I had a question about pursuing a Masters of Divinity degree either before or after seminary. I am an evangelical Christian (open to advice from whoever) who loves to study the Bible and theology, I'd love to be involved in church ministry. At the same time I love science and...
  6. R

    Everybody wants to learn radiology - Here's how you actually do it!

    I was going to put this information in a reply to another post, but figured it's such a big topic that it deserved its own post. And I think the radiology resource recommendations to students and physicians on this site are ok, but not great, and only listed by popular vote which has its flaws...
  7. A

    CCO vs ICO vs NECO

    Hi all, I am new here, and though I have read through similar topic threads, I believe there is not much info on CCO. Plus, NECO has changed a lot recently adding a lot to their clinic which I think should be considered. I have got acceptance from all three schools. While I'm very grateful...
  8. A

    Oncology/Urology Webinar

    ACRO: American College of Radiation Oncology Resident Committee Presents Low Dose Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy Thursday, September 6, 5:30 PT (8:30ET) Dr. Mack Roach (Radiation Oncology) and Dr. Katsuto Shinohara (Urology) Are you interested in Prostate brachytherapy? Don't get much LDR...
  9. A

    ACRO: RadOnc/Prostate cancer webinar with Dr. Mack Roach

    ACRO: American College of Radiation Oncology Resident Committee Presents Low Dose Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy Thursday, September 6, 5:30 PT (8:30ET) Dr. Mack Roach (Radiation Oncology) and Dr. Katsuto Shinohara (Urology) Are you interested in Prostate brachytherapy? Don't get much LDR...
  10. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  11. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  12. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  13. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  14. W

    Elementary Education BS - 3.97 GPA

    Hello! Let me give you my back story. I started at a community college. I graduated with my AA degree in Elementary Education and transferred to the University of Central Florida where I graduated Summa Cum Laude with my BS in Elementary Education. My cumulative GPA was a 3.97. I'll be working...
  15. T

    Teacher trying to become a doctor, please help! (Canada)

    Hey everyone! Here is my background: ~3.4 cGPA (life Sci- years; 3.7 in 4th year, lower in other years), completed my bachelor of education degree right after, however this degree was pass or fail, so no grades and strong ECs (a range of things, been committed to a few for a while). Writing the...
  16. C

    Surgery resident feeling like a scribe

    Finishing PGY1 year in a university/tertiary center. First thing - I love surgery, not a single doubt in my mind; still very happy with my decision to go into the field, but... Feeling pretty frustrated with my education so far. I know a lot of the ranting to follow isn't unique to me or my...
  17. mypointlesspov

    Practicing EdDs?

    I have so many questions about what seems to be a mystery degree. First off, I can't find many (reputable) programs that offer this degree other than a few school psychology programs. Second, I've noticed that most of the providers I've encountered with this degree are older. Was this degree...
  18. J

    Didactics/Education

    Looking for ideas for new things to do during our morning didactics. We have about 1 hour protected time each morning and are looking to change up what we do. We already do Prolog Questions, Review Practice bulletins and Assign Chapters from Williams OB/GYN. What are other programs doing that...
  19. B

    Confused Over Future Career- Please help!

    Hi everyone, Thank you for stopping by, and I'd really appreciate your opinion and insight on my issue. I feel like I have to explain a lot about my background in order to help you guys see my dilemma. My whole life, I knew I wanted to work in healthcare--I enjoyed every subject about health...
  20. musclesmiyagi

    What is the best educational 3D anatomy computer program?

    Preferably for free or low cost and easily accessible from a personal computer.
  21. U

    Forced into dental school by parents. In third year. Depressed and lost. Any advice?

    I never actually wanted to be a dentist. When I was young, my Asian parents enforced the importance of getting good grades. They would always get extra help (tutors) for my brothers and I, even when we did not need it. I excelled in my class and consistently got top marks because it made me feel...
  22. S

    Stanford Laboratory Animal Science Program

    The Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford University is now accepting applications for our MLAS cohort. Students enrolled in the MLAS degree program will learn and work in research labs run by world renowned experts in translational research, animal modeling of human and animal...
  23. C

    i have a question

    Is it worth it to get a psychological degree just for yourself, to kind of understand yourself and have basic knowledge of the human mind? Tell me if i wrong.
  24. O

    General Admissions & OTCAS Pros and Cons. Should I look at more than the price?

    I was accepted at my top choice school for the OTD program. However, it comes with a pretty price tag of $110,000 (out-of-state). I am trying to think logically about this and get into an in-state school... But I haven't toured anything like my top choice school. They had incredible facilities...
  25. R

    Questions on the journey to Pharm.D from GED/HSE

    (Skip down to the questions if you don’t want to read about me it’s a bit long.) Hi, i was wondering what i should do with a HSE/GED. I’ve been lost for the past few years not knowing what to do with my life. I was an addict with multiple types drugs, i have self quit to show my peers that it’s...
  26. springly

    Surgical Procedure Resources

    Does anyone know of any good surgical procedure resources out there? What I'm looking for is a video database of different procedures, kind of like JoVE but for surgery Thanks!
  27. Manders221

    Should I get an associates degree?

    Hello, This is my first time posting here, for the past month or so I've absorbed as much information from this forum as I can get my hands on. My mind is still jumbled and I could use the advice of people who have gone through the application process... so here goes my long post Last year I...
  28. POCUS-Education

    Advertisement CME Ultrasound Workshop September 9th in Huntington Beach, CA

    You are kindly invited to attend the CME credited Second Annual Perioperative and Acute Care Ultrasound Workshop co-hosted by the Anesthesiology Departments at Loma Linda Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center. The workshop will be held in beautiful Huntington Beach, CA at the Hyatt Regency...
  29. D

    Matched into my #1 pick, but now I'm disappointed in education quality

    I recently matched into my #1 pick for IM residency, but since starting my intern year, I am disappointed in the quality of education provided to residents and the quality of the care provided to patients at my new hospital. During interview season I loved the warmth and friendliness of the...
  30. I

    Other OT-Related Information MOT or OTD?

    Hello! Right now, I'm considering to both practice AND teach OT. Is it a good idea to go in the practice, then the teaching route for occupational therapy? Is it worth getting my OTD to teach? What's holding me back is that I'll be giving all four of my limbs if I choose the doctorate route...
  31. H

    Medical Schools with an emphasis on underserved population experience?

    How do these type of schools educate differently? In terms of residency, is there a limited number of specialties people generally get from going to these type of schools?
  32. H

    Other Master's Degree Mobile Apps Help in Increasing the Learning Efficiency

    With the increasing use of mobile devices, the trend BYOD (bring your own device) is also developing in the educational field. Even though the people who are encouraged to enroll in accredited life experience degree are also using a number of devices to support their learning endeavors. The...
  33. L

    Need opinions on service project idea (cannabis education)

    I'm considering options for a service project for the upcoming year. One topic that appeals to my personal interests/experience is cannabis abuse, abuse prevention, and addiction recovery. I lived as a cannabis addict for about five years between my sophomore year of high school and junior year...
  34. L

    Need opinions on service project idea (cannabis education)

    I'm considering options for a service project for the upcoming year. One topic that appeals to my personal interests/experience is cannabis abuse, abuse prevention, and addiction recovery. I lived as a cannabis addict for about five years between my sophomore year of high school and junior year...
  35. theartofzahn

    OMFS videos on Vumedi

    Mitek Anchor for TMJ Disc Repositioning | VuMedi Open Reduction/Internal Fixation L subcondylar fracture | VuMedi Hey guys just wanted to post these videos on the site to give you a great example of some OMFS videos you can find on Vumedi. I want to challenge any OMFS residents to put together...
  36. Mecidimes

    Sabbaticals in Emergency Medicine

    Hey everyone, M2 here with a question for currently-practicing EM physicians. As an ER doctor, would you ever have a reasonable opportunity to go on an extended sabbatical to get another degree? For instance, I have heard of a handful of ER doctors who went to the six-summat months of police...
  37. N

    UIC vs VCU dental

    Hi yall I'm on the fence kind of for both schools, VCU and UIC. I was accepted at VCU on Dec 1 but am waitlisted at UIC. I am OOS for both schools so the cost of attendance will be high regardless. I don't know much about Richmond area or either schools to be honest. I am trying to get off the...
  38. C

    CPH vs MPH to go along with my MD?

    With rise of educational programs and certificates, I have noticed that there increase number of programs for Certificate in Public Health. I am looking to go to med school while concentrating in public health. I was wondering whats are thoughts on someone who is MD/CPH vs MD/MPH. I understand...
  39. premed2718

    Let's play a game...Is it clinical?

    (Content and detail redacted to preserve anonymity) 1. (Camp-Counselor at a summer camp for sick kids) 2. (Volunteer at pediatric hospital - non medical duties) 3. (Working with kids with special needs) 4. (Receptionist intern in small med clinic)
  40. G

    Opportunity for Internship as GME Research Coordinator in Miami area

    Full-time internship opportunity as a Research Coordinator in Graduate Medical Education at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, FL. Title: Clinical Research Coordinator Department: Graduate Medical Education Hospital: Kendall Regional Medical Center Location: Miami, FL Position Class...