obstetrics

  1. Tobirama

    OB/GYN vs BCFMO

    Can anyone describe the differences between the two and the pros and cons of each? I have a passion for family medicine and want to go into a family med residency, but I also have a passion for obstetrics. I feel that the Board of Certification in Family Medicine Obstetrics will allow me to...
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    MD Army HPSP Student: Step 1 score too low for OB/Gyn?

    Current M3, into my 6 month family medicine rotation and I've had the chance to shadow in various specialties. After working with an OB/Gyn physician in clinic and OR, I'm starting to really enjoy the specialty. I'll be doing my audition rotations and applying to residency programs next summer...
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    I want to be an Obstetrician. Should I get an Associates in OBGyn-Sonography?

    I have the opportunity to get a free associates, working parallel as my bachelors. If my ultimate goal is to go to medical school and hopefully get matched into an OBGyn residency, is it smart to get an associates in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ObGyn specialty) and work in the field...
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    How to make $$$ in ObGyn with still a few hours to spare

    Is it possible to make a very nice salary and have a good schedule and time for vacation in ObGyn? ObGyn has a bad rep for lifestyle and isn’t regarded as a top earning speciality in the same way as Ophtho, Plastics, etc. Given it’s poor rep for lifestyle and just mediocre rep for payscale...
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    NP or PA, working in Maternal Fetal?

    I am currently working on undergrad and interested in working in the maternal fetal medicine specialty, but unsure on which path to take, either nurse prac or physician assist. I prefer more of the autonomy I've heard that comes with NP but I've also heard that PAs are more accepted in surgical...
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    Position Wanted PGY-3 OB/GYN vacancy

    Hi everybody! I'm currently a PGY-2 in an OB/GYN residency program. Because of budget issues and a low census, our site is closing so I'm looking for programs with PGY-3 vacancies. If anyone knows or hears of any vacancies please hit me up! :D NB- The list on CREOG clearinghouse hasn't been...
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    ENT vs OB-GYN

    I need help deciding on a specialty. Currently I am between ENT and OBGYN. I have worked very closely with the ENT department since M1 and can get great letters, scored 240 step 1, and have published 3 papers with the department (+countless conference poster presentations). But, during M3 I...
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    Position Wanted Still hunting

    Hi y'all, So here's my story. I was let go from my OB/GYN residency program after completing 2 years in good standing. I had family issues that kept me from studying successfully for USMLE Step 3 and didn't pass it within 3 attempts at the time I was in the program. A year has gone by and I...
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    Position Wanted PGY1-3 positions OB/GYN

    Hi y'all Completed 2 years of OB/GYN residency training in Texas, did not pass USMLE Step 3 on third attempt. Was let go because of three strikes USMLE rule. Recently kicked Step 3's ass. If anyone knows of any unfilled programs or any PDs, please let me know. PGY1-3.
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    Why you chose Obgyn despite stressful Lifestyle. Any regrets?

    I'm an MS3 strongly considering Obgyn -> The main things holding me back (and making me consider a different medicine/surgical specialty like Ophtho) is the relatively more stressful lifestyle and schedule in Obgyn. 1) Any advice or words of wisdom? 2) For upper year residents, fellows, and...
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    Choosing a Residency: Ophtho vs. Obgyn vs. Other

    Any help would be super appreciated. Have narrowed my choices down to Ophtho and Obgyn. Things I'm looking for: 1) Interesting subject material (I love neuro so for me: Optho > Obgyn) 2) Relationship with patient, "involved" patient interaction; using my skills in patient communication...
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    Family Practice with OB

    I am finding myself drawn to family practice. Specifically, a procedure emphasis with ob in a rural area. I have seen a few residency rograms (JPS in Ft Worth and Texas A&M) which have a strong focus on OB including primary surgeon on C-sections. The website boasts at least 50 c-sections and...