emergency doctor

  1. G

    Doctor or dentist?

    Brain is scattering and I'm dying for opinions even though the decision will be ultimately left for me... So I love love love emergency medicine. I'm currently an EMT, and have wanted to practice it since highschool. Only problem is I know the hours can be hectic so it's going to bust time...
  2. L

    Let's Talk Salaries

    Sorry if this is the wrong section to discuss this topic in- I didn't see anything else that seemed more 'off topic' than any other ones. I know, it's quite taboo to discuss salaries in the medical profession. I 100% agree that people going into the medical field should do it out of passion...
  3. L

    Do Emergency Physicians Perform Surgery?

    I'm asking out of curiosity- sorry if it seems like a simple question! (I'm a high school student, aspiring to work in the emergency room.) Do emergency physicians perform surgery? I've found myself to be quite squeamish around gore, (not blood or vomit or anything, just the idea of cutting...
  4. S

    How would you prepare to be an EM phys?

    So I know I have a few years before I really need to think about this, but I have some ideas of specialty and most aren’t too crazy (psych, peds, PCP). But the one thing I really thought I wanted was EM. After starting school though, I just feel like I would be totally unprepared. I work well...
  5. iluvhoney710

    Should I shadow at my age and if yes, how?

    Currently a junior/grade 11/year 12 with my last known cumulative GPA at 3.68 (unweighted) and I have not take the SAT or the ACT but planning to do so before 2018 ends. (Might I add that my PSAT was no good at all with the score being around 1,100-1,200 so I don't expect my SAT or ACT to be...
  6. M

    Scribe-Doctor Relationship

    Hey Everyone, I am currently a pre-med(and a scribe) and will be applying next cycle. I have faced sort of an obstacle at work... The physician I work the most with asked me out. I am 22 and he is 30...... Normally this would totally gross me out, however, I am terrified that I won't be able to...
  7. O-Block Uchiha

    Is it significantly harder for EM Residency with DO?

    Hello to all my insightful predecessors. I am currently studying for my MCAT for July 27th, and my ambition is to become an emergency medicine physician. I'm going to apply for this years cycle to MD, but I am considering DO. The holistic and hands on approach they partake is one that really...
  8. N

    Emergency Medicine in Army

    Hey all, I'm currently considering the HPSP scholarship with the Army, but I want to get a few questions addressed before I take the offer. The biggest concern that I have is about my future as a potential EM physician in the Army. Can any current Army EM physician comment on the quality of...
  9. Brigade4Radiant

    First job advice

    I'm looking for jobs as a third year resident I'm just curious about some of your guys thoughts. Taking call? (one job I'm looking at you will be on "call" three days a month for a 24 hour period each day. Employer vs I.C What are some thing that you can negotiate on? A lot of the places I...
  10. K

    Would I have a chance in becoming a doctor?

    Hi everyone, I am currently a junior in high school. I have an interest to go into Emergency Medicine. I do understand the mental work pressure/ work ethic that specific field demands of. I'd like to have some advice or honest criticism through this :) I have a boyfriend who is very intelligent...