legal

  1. j1sulliv

    Legal Ramifications of Online Clerkships?

    I'm about to start my senior clerkship, and due to the COVID19 pandemic our school is offering us two options: (1) delay our senior clerkship and graduate several months late, (2) begin our clerkship online, and graduate punctually (no agreement has been made about how long this online portion...
  2. rulerkk

    Interest-free student loan deferment for medical residents

    H.R. 1554-REDI ACT. "To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for interest-free deferment on student loans for borrowers serving in a medical or dental internship or residency program" Text - H.R.1554 - 116th Congress (2019-2020): REDI Act This would be a big deal, especially for...
  3. E

    California penal codes / laws for school counselors

    Hi all, I have been scouring the web attempting to find laws pertaining to school counselors in the state of California. I'm having little to no luck, even after reviewing ASCA, ACA, CASC, and a few other .gov websites. Do any of you know a website that clearly articulates the penal codes or...
  4. F

    VISA options/Path to Green Card During Residency for Int'l (F-1) student U.S. medical graduate

    Hi Everyone, Background: I am a fourth year (International) medical student in NY on a F-1 visa, about to graduate and start residency in the U.S. I am originally from West Africa and did my undergraduate in the U.S as well. I worked for a few years on OPT and a H-1B visa between undergrad and...
  5. YLA

    US citizen from NY living in Canada for past 7 years as Canadian citizen, am I a legal US resident?

    Hi! I'm filling out my AMCAS app and I am unsure what to enter for my state of legal residence. I am a US citizen who lived in NY for 23 years, then moved to Canada 7 years ago and became a Canadian citizen. I do not think I should write that I am not a legal resident, that would make no sense...
  6. M

    Changing very common hispanic last name for a unique last name

    Hello everyone! I am an international student that just got accepted into medical school. In my country you have both your father and mothers last name legally. My question is if I should change my very common Hispanic last name (ex. Rodriguez, Garcia) to my second legal name which is more...
  7. W

    Potential legal discrepancy?

    Good news: I've just been accepted! Background : I was cited a couple years ago for underage drinking, which was all dropped in a day or so and nothing ever came of it. My lawyer assured me it was taken care of, that it was not an arrest, and I could put no on all the forms when asked about...
  8. MedMal Brain

    Educational Websites on Medical Malpractice and Brain & Spine Injuries

    Hi everyone:=|:-): I work on a couple websites that students can cite for schoolwork. Find articles, definitions, infographics, legal help and more. I'm in these sites every day working on improvements and ways to get more info out there. Have a look and add ideas you might like to see on...
  9. A

    PA-C and ATC Combo

    I can't seem to find a great answer to this, (if you pass google page 3, it doesn't exist) but, what can you do with the PA-C and ATC combination? I currently am a practicing ATC, and due to life, I am looking at pursuing PA school locally. Now before you start with PAs can do X,Y, and Z, I'm...
  10. Stagg737

    Talcum Powder and Cancer

    So I was watching some trash TV during my lunch break today and saw a bunch of commercials for some of the various law groups in the area. Normally I'd just ignore them, but it caught my attention because they all were advertising for the same type of case and referenced 2 recent cases against...
  11. S

    MA/MS Seeking Hope

    I have spent the past 5 years processing and moving beyond personal and professional devastation due to harm caused by, what I strongly believe to be, an unfair determination made by the State Board of Examiners of Psychology. It would be very inaccurate for me to say I have been successful in...
  12. M

    DWI under 21 a while ago- Already accepted through EDP...What next?

    Early in my junior year of college when I was 20 I had a few beers to drink. I was outside my car urinating when a cop pulled over to give me a ticket. Since I was outside my car I knew I had to give my license and registration, which was in the glove compartment of the car. When I got into the...
  13. M

    Chances(legal trouble) please help.

    PLEASE anyone with experience in med school admissions way in on this. First a little about me: School: UW Madison Year: Junior Major: Biomedical Engineering GPA:~3.5(should be able to raise substantially by graduation) Other Experience: Undergraduate researcher in stem cell lab/ER...