#medicine

  1. modernnarwhal24

    Stanford Class of 2023 Waitlist

    Hey guys! Posting this thread so that those of us on the waitlist for Stanford this cycle can post status updates on whether we get off the waitlist or get rejected!
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    Please help, what am I doing wrong?

    Hi everyone, I really, really need some advice. OMS-I in the second semester here. Our test next week on Monday is covering Immunology and Physiology. The problem is, it's going to be on 20+ Immunology lectures and about 15 Physiology lectures. Physiology I don't have a problem with. Immunology...
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    Nose piercing and medical school

    Do you think having a small hole in my nose would be a big deal during rotations/ interviews for residency?
  4. N

    Dentistry vs Medicine ?

    Help me decide, please. Forget about the debts , salaries , years taken to graduate etc. I am concerned about the jobs themselves. I dont want to have less than 2-3 hours of free time a day. I also dont want to go to work in the middle of the night - I dont want bad sleep hours (not anything...
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    Building school list?

    Hi, I'm trying to build a school list, but I'd like to know realistically where I would have the best chance. cGPA: 3.71 sGPA: 3.61 (no grade replacement) MCAT: 502 NY resident. 500 hours of clinical research 300 hours of non-clinical research, name on abstract. > 200 hours of scribing 100...
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    Everybody says that doctors work for many hours but this article disagrees with them?

    This article was written by the AMA and it says that most of the doctors work less than 80 hours a week so why do I keep on seeing doctors complaining about their work hours ? http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/ama-wire/post/many-hours-average-physician-workweek
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    So why do many doctors lack sleep (read details) ?

    Say a doc works a 16-hours shift. Doesnt that mean that he will have a 16 hours break after he finishes his work ? That is enough to get some good sleep and do many other things so what am i missing ?
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    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 ?
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    For an IMG to become licensed , he has to (READ DETAILS) ?

    He has to complete 1-3 years of residency or years of practice outside of the U.S. or Canada before applying for a license ? I dont understand what that means. I mean , dont they apply for a license after they finish their medical residency ? I read that from AMA's website and i dont understand...
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    For an IMG to become licensed , he has to (READ DETAILS) ?

    He has to complete 1-3 years of residency or years of practice outside of the U.S. or Canada before applying for a license ? I dont understand what that means. I mean , dont they apply for a license after they finish their medical residency ? I read that from AMA's website and i dont understand...
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    Somebody please explain these steps for me ?

    http://www.kaptestglobal.com/sites/kaptest.co.uk/files/usmle-pathway_tcm55-32072.jpg This picture shows the steps that an international medical graduate must make to become a licensed physician in the US. What i dont understand is that after "USMLE step 3" there is "Year 1 residency". But the...
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    If a person just earned his MD degree from a European country, can he specialize in the US/Canada?

    He just earned his MD degree from a country in europe. Can he specialize (do his residency) in the US or Canada ? If yes , will he receive just as much money as US medical residents do ?
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    If a person just earned his MD degree from a European country, can he specialize in the US/Canada?

    He just earned his MD degree from a country in europe. Can he specialize (do his residency) in the US or Canada ? If yes , will he receive just as much money as US medical residents do ?
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    If a person just earned his MD degree from a European country, can he specialize in the US/Canada?

    He just earned his MD degree from a country in europe. Can he specialize (do his residency) in the US or Canada ? If yes , will he receive just as much money as US medical residents do ?
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    Do you think i will be too stressed (while doing residency) based on this criteria ?

    1. Forget about student loans. 2. Forget about my social situation (friends/family). 3. I am extremely hard working. 4. I dont get sad when others degrade/insult me since i am always confident of my skills. I know there will still be some stress but the 4 points above must be eliminating the...