medical student

  1. Lugh

    Is it better than Anki???

    I discovered memcode a year ago. It is meant to help people learn hard sciences and coding. But you can copy and paste pictures directly into the flashcards. There are two types of flashcards: front/back and occlusions. It is also really pretty and super easy to make a lot of flashcards really...
  2. Rakan Rasheed

    low GPA and medical residency

    Hello guys . I just graduated from medical college (IMG) but with a Low GPA unfortunately. and I'm passionate to become an Ophthalmologist, first, is the low GPA will Affecting my residency application? second is there a thing that makes it up like good usmel score or research, latter of...
  3. I

    IR/DR Rank List Help

  4. G

    Confused about doing a PhD or internal medicine residency

    I am an international student. My future goal is to do research in bioscience field in USA with seeing patients (80/20 ratio). As a general norm, most people do residency in their preferred fields and then do post docs so that they could become physician scientists. However, going through...
  5. K

    MD Advice on FULL SPECTRUM fam med residencies please :)

    Hi all! I'm a current MS3 and looking to apply to family medicine next year. I'm from the midwest but would like to go some place new, especially interested in places with full scope practices and particularly a lot of OB experience that could ultimately allow me to be primary on c-sections...
  6. C

    OBGYN vs. Gen Surg vs. What Else? Advice for a (probably too far) forward-thinking male M1

    So I'm an M1 at my state's allopathic program. I'm non-traditional, 27 yo, with a wife and 9 month old queen. Medicine is my passion. I'm super thankful to be where I am. I think it's incredible that I get to learn all this awesome stuff about the human body and then actually use it to make...
  7. J

    Mods delete please, in wrong forum

  8. T

    The Shelf Life of Psych Podcast

    Mods, feel free to remove this if it’s illegal, I couldn’t figure out how to message you before posting this. So I’m an intern and recently started a podcast called the shelf life of psych. It’s intended for third and fourth year medical students to prepare for their psychiatry rotations and...
  9. D

    Low COMLEX wanting OB/Gyn.

    Hi all, I am hesitant to write about this because I really don't need any negativity right now, but I just received my COMLEX Level 1 score and it was way lower than I thought (under 500). I'm pretty disappointed, especially since my predicted was MUCH higher. I'm thinking of doing OB and am...
  10. C

    Does this counts as clinical experience?

    Hello, I am currently pre med and I have struggled with finding clinical experience because where I live is REALLY hard to find this kind of opportunities and with COVID still around is way harder. I found this volunteer opportunity and I was wondering if it would count as clinical experience...
  11. J

    Neurology Education Podcast

    Hi all, I'm the education chief resident of neurology at Washington University. I just launched an educational podcast with a mission of teaching the fundamentals of clinical neurology. Check it out if you're interested: Home - Brain Boy Neurology. I'll be dropping a new podcast every two...
  12. AR1109

    Boyfriend in first year of podiatry med school

    Hi all! I’m new here. I wanted to hop on this forum for support in being a “medwife.” I seem to be struggling in our relationship with my SO being so busy all the time. So I get it and I let him study and do his thing but the smallest things will get me upset. For example, weekends are his true...
  13. BaDing

    Are there any medical schools to avoid?

    Hello, I am applying and wondering if there are any MD or DO schools that should be avoided in any of your opinions? And why? I know new schools are risky - are there any exceptions this year? Sorry, I keep searching for this and can’t find any threads on it. I understand this will be largely...
  14. S

    Johns Hopkins Interventional Radiology Symposium *Invite*

    The Seldinger Society at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine cordially invites you to join our 2020 Virtual Interventional Radiology Medical Student Symposium on Saturday October 24th, 2020. The symposium will take place as a webinar format from 9AM to 2PM EST. In the past, the IR...
  15. G

    New MS3 in need of help- interested in anesthesiology

  16. M

    Virtual Open House for UNLV IM residency 9/22

    I apologize if this is in the wrong thread. If it is you can delete and I will repost in the appropriate location. Thank you. Good morning everyone! My name is Mohsin and I am one of the current chief residents for internal medicine at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine...
  17. U

    UCLA Radiology Residency Virtual Meet & Greet - Join us on Oct. 1st & 8th from 6-7pm PST

    Happy Wednesday everyone, hope everyone is having a great September so far! Our UCLA Radiology residency program is hosting two upcoming virtual sessions for prospective applicants interested in learning more about our program. These will occur on October 1st and 8th from 6:00-7:00 pm PST. We...
  18. J

    Mount Sinai West Radiology Residency Q&A!

    Come join faculty and residents of Mount Sinai West Radiology Residency for a zoom chat! Open to all questions! REGISTER HERE
  19. DrStephenStrange

    2020 Program director survey is out.

  20. H

    [Research Opportunity in Dermatology] Johns Hopkins Itch Fellowship

    Title: Johns Hopkins Itch Fellowship Fellowship Director: Shawn Kwatra, MD Duration: 1 year Description: Under the direction of Dr. Shawn Kwatra, the Johns Hopkins Itch Fellowship is interviewing for a position starting in March 2021 (starting date flexible). The fellow will engage in...
  21. D1Bound

    Dental student interaction with Medical student

    So it seems like in undergrad every pre med student I met said something along the lines of "I couldn't deal with mouths that's gross" or "dentistry is boring" whenever I stated I was interested in dentistry. Let's ignore the fact that medicine involves rectal exams and many "gross" things. It's...
  22. Rudab

    2020-2021 Dermatology Research Fellowship for Medical Students

    SUNY Downstate Medical Center & Mount Sinai Medical Center - Paid Medical Student Dermatology Clinical Research Fellowship New York Paid Pre-Doctoral Dermatology (medical student) Clinical Research Fellowship Start Date: July 15th, 2020 Length: 1 year Application Deadline: Open until filled...
  23. bsneuroscience

    Is it worth it?

    Hi all, I am currently a junior in undergrad on the premed track and I would appreciate some guidance on my path before I continue forward. I posted this in the r/premed forum but I wanted to get more insight. This pandemic has given me a lot of time to think, reflect, and soul search. One of...
  24. H

    Resident spouse doesn't want to do couple therapy with current medical student

    Hey there, My husband and I have been married since he got in medical school. I went straight to the workforce while he continued medical school right out of college. I've been supporting him in any way I can during his med school and residency years but honestly I can't say the same to him. It...
  25. A

    Advice on getting into COVID-19 research

    Does anyone have any advice on finding PIs/institutions that are interested in COVID-19 research proposals? I have been investigating an idea for an antigen test based on previous projects I have done. The only issue is my network is very tight and I just do not know who to talk to.
  26. H

    Non -US IMG Here, when to take USMLE exams?

    Hi there, I am currently a first year medical student in China leading up to an MBBS(in english taught curriculum) degree. (To be clear, I am an Indian National) I want to do my residency in the US. Though I am an non-US IMG, I will become a permanent resident soon. My course duration is 6 years...
  27. L

    Back Pain and Sleep survey - Enter Drawing for one of four $25 Visa Gift Cards

    We are two medical students conducting a research study and invite you to participate in a study about sleep and lower back pain. We also invite you to enter a drawing for a chance of one of four $25 visa gift cards. This study will take less than 5 minutes and all responses are collected...
  28. A

    232 on Step 1, Advice on Residency Options

    Hey everyone! Just wanted advice from those who are more experienced on whether there is more of a disadvantage with a score close to the national average to get into good residency programs in large urban cities. I am not interested in ophthalmology, surgical specialties, or Internal Med. Are...
  29. A

    Host in Seattle

    Hello, I am a 4th year medical student and I am considering taking a research year. I found a research opportunity via my school however it involves spending 2 months in Seattle. I don't know anyone that lives in Seattle and I am under a financial burden. I would like to know if anyone would be...
  30. 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...
  31. dwade1996

    Online Position Mock Interviewer - Any M1 and M2

    Hello, I, along with a few of my other friends currently applying to medical school, have created a service to solve a major issue we ran into during our application cycle. We formed MedPrep to fix the lack of affordable and professional medical school interview preparation resources. Our...
  32. Dr. ThorStrange

    Who is considered URM?

    Who, on this list, is considered URM? Black/African American Hispanic/Latino Native American Hawaiian Asian White (European Descent) White (Middle Eastern Descent) What do you guys think?
  33. S

    Gap Year between 4th year and Residency

    Hi guys, I'm sorry if this has been asked before. I am a U.S. grad and I had trouble with Step 1 so had to take extra time for that so I didn't apply for the match my 4th year and will be applying the following year. When I talked to my dean about it and she seemed pretty okay with me taking...
  34. 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...
  35. R

    3 things that you would change about your school

    Hey fellow SDNers, so I am curious about gaining some more information about the challenges and issues that students in the D.O world face and compare them to the ones the MD students report. Prepping to apply next year I skimmed a lot of the specific school threads on both DO/MD and...
  36. Redbarron21

    MedGunner Board Prep Black Friday Sale!

    MedGunner Board Prep: The Card Game is a medical based flash card game that reviews high yield board material for the USMLE Step 1 through use of mnemonics, group study, and competition. MedGunner is the perfect gift for your friend or family member in medical school, nurse practitioner school...
  37. U

    (international) fork in the road.

    Before I get to my question I feel like it's vital to point out that I'm a US citizen with dual citizenship, currently in my third year of med school in a Mexican medical school in the national program. I plan to complete my internship and residency in Mexico, because I feel the hospitals have...
  38. B

    Beaumont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taylor Program (Michigan)

    Hi! I am one of the PM&R residents at Beaumont Hospital in Taylor, Michigan and I am writing this on behalf of my program. I want to let those interested in PM&R know that our program is "new" as it recently transitioned from Wayne State University to Beaumont Health. The program originally...
  39. E

    Business books to read

    Any recommendations for good business books to read as a medical student? - can be anything - personal finance, investment, small business, entrepreneurship, etc.
  40. M

    Looming oversupply of neurologists?

    I know that the official stance of the AAN is that there is a looming shortage of neurologists. They published a study back in 2013 saying that this shortage would reach crisis levels by 2022. Hovwever, after looking through recent match data it seems that the number of residency positions in...