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  1. Road to MD

    South African IMG, what are my options?

    Good day, I am South African citizen currently studying medicine in the Philippines. Does anyone have advice on the process to work ra rice medicine in South Africa after graduation? And the chances of getting into a residency program there? Thanks
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    Research for Pediatric Residency

    Does anybody know how important it is that the research you're doing in medical school is in the same specialty as the one you're intending to apply for residency? i.e. if I'm intending to apply for pediatric residency, is there even a point in doing a research project in Obgyn / IM / surgery...
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    How to study for the USMLE

    Hello everyone, It's been one year and a half since I started off this journey to the Match, and if something I've learned during this time it's about the real meaning of "helping". Ever since I began studying at Kaplan center in Chicago I could clearly understand how difficult it was to...
  4. atlasel

    Harvard. Yet undecided?

    Hello everyone, I contacted to a MD PhD psychiatrist from Harvard, for 6 weeks summer internship at his lab. I am an IMG, and for me this will be the first time in the US. What I aim is to deserve a good LOR during that period, to at least have one LOR in the US. I have other strong LORs from...
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    IMGM2. What am I up against?

    Hey fellow healthcare humans, I'm seeking guidance. New to SDN (well, new to an account), and looking for feedback on what I am REALLY up against during M3/M4. Here are current stats: Finishing up M2 at one of the "big 4". Let's just say it's a decent school for the Caribbean, but I have had...
  6. N

    Please clear this thing up for me about the single accreditation system ?

    There will only be 1 accreditation system which is the ACGME , right ? Also, can you please point out a few things that will change for MD graduates ?
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    Two questions about medical residency programs in the US ?

    1- Who accredits medical residency programs (at this moment) ? 2- What is the importance of enrolling in an accredited program ? I mean , what happens if a person enrolls in an unaccredited residency program ? As far as i am concerned, the ACGME and the AOA are the ones who accredit medical...
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    A question about the ACGME/AOA merge ?

    Will the requirements be the same for IMGs wishing to enroll in an Allopathic residency program in 2020 (after the merge) as they are now ?
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    A question about the ACGME/AOA merge ?

    Will the requirements be the same for IMGs wishing to enroll in an Allopathic residency program in 2020 (after the merge) as they are now ?