networking

  • Livestream AMA: Join SDN as we welcome Dr. John Ligon, a Pediatric Oncologist with the National Cancer Institute on May 11th at 8:00 PM Eastern. Register now!
  1. F

    Applying to Out of State Internal Medicine Residencies

    MS3 here at a mid-tier MD school in the Midwest. I’ll be applying for Internal Medicine in the upcoming cycle. Average stats: Step 1 - 23x Clinical rotations - mostly high pass with 1-2 honors with excellent feedback on rotations Research - one first author publication, several poster...
  2. D

    Job timeline for Geriatrics

    I am a third year Internal Medicine resident, and am trying to decide where to go for Geriatrics fellowship. I have moved from the Mountain West to the Southeast to do my residency. It's very important to me that when I'm done with my fellowship, that I can get a job as a Geriatrician in the...
  3. C

    Networking with Profs/Researchers/Like Minded Students

    I am going into my third year of premed and have noticed that those with the best case for medical schools often are very well networked... I mean, they seem to be getting research offers after research offers, and are involved in so many things outside of research as well (such as being asked...
  4. B

    Advice for New Graduates: A Recap

    Here's a recap of our "Advice for New Graduates" series. Tag your favorite soon-to-be graduate! Advice for New Graduates: A Recap
  5. E

    General Debt for public health degrees?

    I'm currently deciding between doing an MPH in Biostatistics/Epidemiology at the University of Arizona vs. a MSPH at Johns Hopkins in the department of international health, with a concentration in global disease epidemiology and control (GDEC). I'm well aware that JHU is pretty much the best...
  6. B

    Follow Up and Follow Through: A Guide to Effective Personal Branding

    "Your reputation is a sum of your daily interactions." Follow Up and Follow Through
  7. B

    Pick Up the Phone

    Early careerists tend to over-rely on text and email. We think that these save time—and sometimes they do, but not always. Often, “you can accomplish in a 10-minute call what might take hours over email... you won’t spend hours trying to craft the perfect message. You’ll find that you don’t need...
  8. Hawkeye11

    PhD/PsyD internship cover letter question

    I'm applying to an internship site where a former student from my program recently completed his internship. I have heard it through the grapevine that he absolutely raved about his experience there. I had classes with the student before his internship, but didn't ever really chat with him...
  9. B

    On Networking: Give and Connect

    Networking doesn't have to be this contrived activity. The best networking resembles making friends - and it starts with giving and connecting. If you want to get better at networking, read this: Give and Connect
  10. S

    MSW How can I (prepare to) achieve my clinical specialty dreams (Mindfulness,adolescents)?

    I am planning on applying to (primarily online) MSW programs next year. I worry that my clinical interests (mindfulness with adolescents and young adults) won't be matched during MSW practicum. How can I create my own / find suitable opportunities? Thank you!
  11. F

    MD Alumni networking

    When comparing/choosing schools, how much weight should be given to the school's alumni networking potential?
  12. D

    Cheaper Undergrad vs Network

    I'm a high school senior looking for where to spend my next 4 years, and now I'm not sure where to go. At first I considered doing the Early Entry Program at Mississippi State and be fine with the student debt (because pre-acceptance to vet school is hard to get). After I got rejected, I now...
  13. OT1224

    Other OT-Related Information OT Student Life

    I am attending OT school next year. Could anyone give me (and other prospective OT students) insights on how school life is like, compared to undergraduate? -Amount of free time? -Social life? -Education more rigorous? -Friendships? -Opportunity to work with OT professionals? Etc. Any advice...
  14. P

    Anesthesia jobs/groups in Tennessee or South Kentucky

    I am halfway through my CA-2 year and have been advised that it is now time to start networking and reaching out to groups for employment after graduation. My residency program is in Texas but I hope to move to central Tennessee or perhaps Kentucky or North Carolina after residency. I really...