internal medicine

  1. P

    ERAS Expunged Arrest Disclosure

    Hello, I’m a 1st year DO student and I wanted advice on applying to residency considering my history. I have been arrest twice for possession of MJ. The first arrest was in 2015 (when I was 20) and the second arrest was in mid 2017 (when I was 21). I’m in the class of 2023. The first arrest...
  2. R

    For Sale Kaplan USMLE Step 2 CK Internal Medicine Lecture Notes 2018, Brand New

    Kaplan Medical USMLE Step 2 CK Internal Medicine Lecture Notes 2018, Brand New. $45 and free shipping
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    M4 graduating off-cycle_views and opinions in regards to residency

    Dear All, Hope all is well! I am a current M4 who likely be applying to an internal medicine residency in this upcoming ERAS cycle (2020-2021) and am hoping to attend a Top 10 residency program. I am still considering radiology or urology but am likely leaning toward IM. My situation is...
  4. GrabYourCoat

    What’s the latest you can take STEP 2 and still match for 2020-2021

    I’m a IMG who graduated in 2018 with US citizenship. I’m an expat who just got back late 2019. I’m studying for my STEPs and want to give STEP 1 and CS by the summer. What’s the latest I can give STEP 2 CK and still match?
  5. GrabYourCoat

    Clinical Experience through Agency

    Hi everyone, I’m an IMG who graduated in 2018. I want to get settled into the US healthcare system. I’m going to give STEP 1 and 2CS by the summer and STEP 2CK right after. The problem is I need LORs by September. Has anyone used a reliable agency for clinical experience/LORs? I found some...
  6. JeffWeissMD

    Position Available New ACGME-accredited IM residency in northern NJ!!

    Introducing a brand new, ACGME fully accredited Internal Residency program in Passaic and Denville, NJ from Prime Health Care Consortium (PHCC). Apply via ERAS #1403300539 today! Note: We are NOT participating in or hiring participants of the NRMP Match (thus giving you a huge advantage at...
  7. O

    JCMC interview for DO student

    So I just had an interview with Jersey City medical center. Im a 4th year DO student, and they never took any DOs ever. Their entire program is IMGs and FMGs. I more or less applied for the hell of it cause I want to stay in NJ and wanted to increase my chances of getting in anywhere in NJ. I...
  8. EcuMD69

    IMG Internal Medicine Re-Applicants or IMGs with low scores- Match 2020

    Hi everyone, I wanted to create this thread specifically for IMGs that are applying again for the match and/or for IMGs with low USMLE scores. There is another thread for IMGs applying to internal medicine, but it's not very realistic for people like me who are applying again and have low...
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    MD ERAS Personal statement- include location preference?

    Hi, there! I'm a medical student from NY applying to IM residency programs this cycle. My husband lives in CA and I was wondering if this is something I should include in my personal statement for CA programs. All of my other educational experience has been in NY and I don't have any other...
  10. M

    Is internal medicine

  11. B

    Chances of matching for an old IMG with moderate scores

    Hi, I graduated with MBBS in India in 2013. I went on to do residency in Internal Medicine in the 4th best institution in India and have also completed my MRCP (UK). I have 2 pubs and 5 more research experiences including posters and paper presentations. I have scored 256 in Step 1, passed Step...
  12. Pakku-man

    Can we bill sufficiently for Mental Health Services while a patient is admitted for a different dx?

    Hello everyone, I will be starting out as an medicine attending soon and wondered about the following question: "Is there meaningful financial support with medicare or private insurance that would help hospitals afford and provide mental health services such as cognitive behavioral...
  13. H

    Need advice regarding internal medicine residency

    Hey guys! I am an MS4 at a top 25 medical school applying into IM. I have a decent ECs, some research, and should have pretty good LORs. My step 1 is 240-245 (no step 2 yet). All that said, I am rounding out my 3rd year with 3 P's in required clerkships (including surgery) and only an HP in...
  14. S

    Best short resources to read for upcoming ICU rotation

    I'm in my intern year of IM and I was looking for a quick resource like book/ebook/online videos to go through before starting my rotation. I only have limited time so a quick guide or 5-6 hours of videos would be helpful
  15. S

    New IM resident- book suggestion for continuity clinics

    Hi, I just started my IM residency and I was looking for a book for primary care clinics where I can get specific info about patient instructions. For eg- Instructions to give to patients with GERD or osteoarthritis etc. Also, this Info I can add in my assessment and plan as well that Pt was...
  16. whosnisarg

    Rutgers NJMS 3 Year PC Program

    Hey guys! I was looking into Rutgers NJMS 3 Year Primary Care track. Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Question: In the FAQ, they discourage anyone in the accelerated program from sub-specializing. However, if we would be board certified in Internal Med by the end, what prevents going onto an...
  17. C

    Recertification needed for job?

    Hey all, I have been working at a VA in California for the last couple years. I am wondering if I will need to take a re-certification board exam in a few years. No one has said anything about boards, and I never received a contract with information about it being required to maintain...
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    couples matching

    How many programs do we need to apply to? Assuming we interview well, will couples matching put us at an extreme disadvantage in terms of matching? We are hoping to apply in the northeast. Person #1: Applying Internal Medicine -Step 1: 247 -Clinical Grades: Mostly Honors -School: MD, low-tier...
  19. rs_med_student

    how do i deal with Murmurs ?

    i'm about to finish my 4th year in med school (our course is 6 years) one thing that really irritates me is the way physical exam is so glorified and they keep telling us hypothetical stuff about murmurs and stuff (murmur timing, change with position and maneuvers and such) when in reality...
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    Position Wanted liscened need PGY2 FM July 2019 or PGY1 IM ASAP in California

    finished intern year and 8 months of family medicine. Already licensed and DEA in California. Looking for PGY-2 family medicine or current opening PGY-1 internal medicine position, preferably in California for family reasons. Willing to start immediately.
  21. Dranonymous814

    IM residency Match 2020

    Guys, As the 2019 Match season is done and it's high time for the ones who are aiming for 2020 to get serious. Therefore, i would like to start a thread help everyone on the path to a successful Match. Here we can add the credentials and any questions regarding the application process
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    Position Swap PGY 1 IM Boston looking to swap NY/NJ

    PGY-1 IM Massachusetts (will be in PGY-2 June) looking to swap to PGY-1 IM NY/NJ. Looking to start in July, 2019. Reason: Family Can PM me or reply directly to this message.
  23. K

    Position Swap PGY2, Internal Medicine, July 2019, Chicago, IL to Houston, TX

    Hi! I am about to finish my IM PGY-1 year in a very nice, university-affiliated-community hospital with a great working environment, 0 scutwork, amazingly manageable workload (minimum levels of stress), amazing nursing and ancillary staff, and even better faculty. Looking to transfer to...
  24. A

    Elective Advice

    I have been interested in Cardiology since undergrad and despite keeping an open mind through med school, I still feel like it's far and above my favorite. One of my first rotations is an elective. Sounds like a great chance to get into a cardiology away rotation early on but being that I'm...
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    2 yrs LOA. Chances of residency??

    Hello everyone, I am a non-US IMG studying in my 4th year. Med school in my country is 5 years. I was diagnosed with severe depression when I was in my 3rd year. Just before my 3rd year final exams, things took a bad turn, and I was admitted to a psych ward which resulted in me not...
  26. M

    IM, FM, or Peds residency?

    I'm a 3rd year Caribbean medical student, and I have a terrible step 1 score of 212...I'm not sure what happened there but I'm working towards a redeemable step 2 score. I'm interested in FM, IM and Peds (basically primary care), but I also want to make SURE I get a residency in one of those 3...
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    Position Available 2019-2020 Cardiology Fellowship Opening

    Brandon Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of our Cardiology Fellowship. We have two PGY4 spots that we are trying to fill for July 1, 2019. Please pay close attention to the following information, as we have been approved outside of the Match. Eligibility: Must have...
  28. B

    2019-2020 Cardiology Fellowship Opening

    Brandon Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of our ACGME accredited Cardiology Fellowship. We have two PGY4 spots to fill that will start July 1, 2019. Please pay close attention to the following information, as we have been approved outside of the Match. Eligibility: Below...
  29. A

    Position Swap PGY2 Radiology in NJ (available now) swap for IM

    PGY2 radiology resident in NJ. Want to swap for a PGY2 position in IM.
  30. W

    Why should I pursue Psychiatry?

    Hello everyone, first time poster (but long-time lurker)! Disclaimer: I've read basically ALL the threads on Applying to Psychiatry on "Psych vs neurology/IM/FM" and "Defending Psychiatry/Choosing Psychiatry", so it's not like I didn't search for answers... Disclaimer 2: English is not my...
  31. echidna001

    Away Rotation Advice for East Coast IM Programs

    I know the general consensus is that away rotations are unnecessary and maybe even risky for IM. I am coming from a MD state school that traditionally doesn't send a lot of students to East Coast programs. Most students I've spoken to in my class are interested in staying more local, so some of...
  32. R

    J1 Visa Statement of Need for Fellowship

    Hi all, I am currently in my senior year of IM residency and have been accepted for an Endocrinology, obesity and Metabolism fellowship. Seeing as I am on a J1 Visa, my initial documents included a Statement of Need for training in the USA in the specialty of Internal Medicine. Has anyone...
  33. N

    Hospitalist job offer 220K base + production/quality

    I am currently a PGY-2 in a community hospital in the east coast. While I was initially interested in a specialty career, I find the hospitalist gig attractive. I have a senior who received the above offer. It is for an academic hospital in Pennsylvania, working 7 on/7 off schedule in a...
  34. S

    Failed Step 1 and Mediocre Step 2

    I'm in need of some advise. I go to a US med school, but failed my Step 1 (retook it and scored 230) and didn't do too well on Step 2 (passed but scored 225). Because of retaking Step 1, I'll have to do an extra semester (a couple courses to meet credits for graduation). I would like to apply to...
  35. doctorstrangerthingz

    Whats is like being a hematologist/oncologist?

    Hi everyone, I'm an M1 and I've been giving a lot of consideration to heme/onc as a specialty (I know its still early to decide). Would anyone be willing to share what it is like to be a heme/onc doctor? Given the seriousness and life-threatening nature of the diseases encountered, do you...
  36. A

    Will it be difficult matching into Army IM without research/publications?

    Army HPSP MS3 thinking internal medicine. Unfortunately, I struggled more than I would have liked my first two years of medical school, and hesitated to get involved in research. If it makes any difference, I served as a student leader for two student groups and I should be able to present an...
  37. H

    Does a PhD help getting an IM residency?

    I am a US-IMG with average scores and an attempt on CS who applied for the internal medicine this match and still have no invitations. As I am preparing for the worst, I am looking into any options that would increase my chances of getting into an internal medicine residency including applying...
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    MD & DO HPSP: Anyone with experience matching into internal med?

    Current Army HPSP recipient and M3 at allopathic school, leaning towards internal medicine right now. Based on the available match data, the Army internal medicine residency program never seems to fill with applicants and a newsletter from last year mentioned that IM, FM, psych, and pathology...
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    For Sale INTERNAL MEDICINE | MKSAP 17 + Board Basics for ABIM

    Price: $250 or best offer Item: MKSAP 17 Book Set + Board Basics for the ABIM (Internal Medicine Boards) 11 comprehensive textbooks covering the topics for the ABIM with one high-yield summary book, Board Basics. Please send me a direct message if you are interested!
  40. R

    Restarting residency as PGY-1

    Hello all, I am an IM resident and I was informed by my PD that I have to restart residency as an intern and complete 3 years because of a gap in training. I had 2 medical leaves one at the end of my intern year from mid June to beginning of August. I returned in August. The I had my second...