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    Position Wanted looking for a PGY-1 FM/IM residency, Georgia Resident, ECFMG certified, All Steps Passed

    I am a ECFMG certified IMG living in Georgia, USA. I am a resident and I am looking for a PGY-1 position residency and am willing to relocate. I have cleared my Step 1, 2 CK& CS and Step 3. I have completed a course from Harvard Medical School, ‘Safety,Quality, Informatics and Leadership’ which...
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    Carribean MD or podiatry? What are my chances?

    Hello. I am a premed student. Overall GPA of 3.4 and science of about 2.6. Not yet taken MCAT. I do have lots of patient hours, shadowing, community service, and research. Will be applying to MD schools in the Caribbean (from the big 4) and possibly podiatry schools in the US. Does it seem like...
  3. PsychPop

    PA or MD Path? (My situation)

    Hi guys just posting to try and get some incite from anyone willing! Quick facts about me: 22 yrs old, white ,male, Psych major undergrad. So I am currently what my shadowed family medicine doc likes to call Pre-pre-med :laugh: as I have not yet taken any pre-med courses. I am going into my...
  4. Aquamarie

    Nontraditional: MD or Medical Research(PHD) Route?

    I switched from Nursing to Finance major and will graduate in May 2019 at 22yrs old. Recently Ive missed the challenge science brought me. I figured out recently I like researching things in-depth and I am always asking the why? question. So I've been drawn to wanting to conduct research at a...
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    Am I too old to become a U.S. Navy physician?

    I am 37 years old with a bachelors degree in accounting which I recieved in 2003. I don’t have any premed on my transcript except General Biology 1 and 2 which I made a C and B respectively. I don’t have any prior military service record. Is it too late for me to get a commission in the Navy...
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    PA or MS before med school?

    Hello! I want to go to medical school, I'm not sure for what specialty or area yet, but this has been my goal for years. I am currently in my fourth year of undergrad. I wanted to go straight to medical school, but being a first generation college student and coming from a very low income...
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    MCAT Recruitment

    I'm curious to know if medical schools recruit students based on MCAT scores similar to how SAT/ ACT scores where in high school. Are medical schools able to view everyone's scores and offer admission to those with the top scores? Can medical schools even recruit students whether referring to...
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    MD and DO

    Can one be a doctor as a DO and an MD? I used to have this professor that went on and on about how a student of his was a doctor of both osteopathy and medicine. His story goes as she was a DO student who just had to take a test to also get her MD while she was taking her exams for DO. He said...
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    Nurse Practitioner autonomy (VA)

    " Most Virginia nurse practitioners could gain the autonomy to practice without a physician’s oversight if Gov. Ralph Northam signs a bill the General Assembly passed with near-unanimous support. " - Rankin , 2018. - Basically, a bill in VA that allows NP with 5 years of full time clinical...
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    African American DO v MD

    So I'm in a position, where I will be choosing between MD or DO. I am interested in DO, cause I want to learn OMM. However, I'm African American. And in the back of my head I feel like there will always be someone thinking "OH, he is a black Osteopath. I guess he wasn't good enough to...
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    PT, PA, or Med school?

    I am currently a senior in undergrad, and I have been pursuing physical therapy. I have been accepted into PT school for the following year, but I am starting to have doubts if this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. I have always loved health care, and I love trying to solve puzzles...
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    Med school VS Dental school

    Hey! I have applied to both dental school and med school. I got in to both! The problem: I thought that my gut feeling would help me out on this one but it didn't do its part, me very disappointing :P. My question to you guys is what is the pros and cons for both fields? and could you guys pls...
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    Med school VS Dental school

    Hey! I have applied to both dental school and med school. I got in to both! The problem: I thought that my gut feeling would help me out on this one but it didn't do its part, me very disappointing :P. My question to you guys is what is the pros and cons for both fields? and could you guys pls...
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    GPA, EC, and Essays

    Is it possible to get into med school with a bad first year? Does explaining these grades professionally help? What can I do to help my chances? This year was my first year as a bio pre-med student. I'm planning on applying to the CLS program at my school next year and apply to med school after...
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    PreMed first year 2016-

    Just looking for any first year PreMed Track friends ! I thought It would be a good idea to see what other people out in the world are on the road to becoming a M.D :)
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    DPM, PharmD, MD, DO, NP, CRNA, PA,Please Help with my planning!!!

    Hi everyone, I would DEEPLY appreciate responses regarding my career. I am almost 24 years old, and will finally receive my degree 1/03/2017 in Health Sciences. I still haven't taken Ochem, Physics, and Calculus. I was planning on becoming a PA, and thought it was my ABSOLUTE dream. However...
  18. Lokey

    Should I proceed with my current major?

    I am currently in my 2nd year of college. In the beginning of my college life, I had a strong interest to study in the field of computers and become and IT. My current major is Computer and Information Technology - Software. Just recently my thoughts were swayed and now I have a strong interest...
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    MD vs PA, honest answers from all viewpoints please :)

    Hey guys! So bear with me, this may be a bit long... but I really would like some honest, thoughtful advice from several different viewpoints. I am 22, (often confusing it with being about 45), and began college at 17 after graduating high school early. I completed four years at a community...
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    506 MCAT 3.63 cGPA

    I am considering taking the MCAT again, but I am not sure if I should. My professors and advisers are giving me mixed answers. I want to only apply to MD schools. I could apply to DO, but I heard you need a recommendation letter from a DO to apply. I have not shadowed a DO or worked with one...