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    Position Wanted Categorical or Preliminary or transitional position for PGY 1

    Hey guys, I am a 4th year medical student who was unable to match. Please, I am looking for categorical or any prelim/transitional year positions that may become available. Please message me if you see any opportunities, it would be greatly appreciated. I have all my documents ready upon...
  2. Chipdoc

    rank list help, question about NYC program

    Thank you so much to read this post and give me advice. I am US- IMG, Caribean graduate, yog 5. I finished all my interviews and need help with my rank list. I am living in the northeast now. I have kids and hope to find a good teaching residency program ( 1st priority) that helps me match to...
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    Rank list. How would you rank these programs?

    Hi everyone, thanks for reading this and your advice. I'm done with all my interviews and now thinking about ranking programs. I go back and forth between which ones I would rank at the top of my list. I'm from Connecticut. I have relatives in long island, NY. This is one version of my rank...
  4. S

    Pathology Residency in Switzerland

    Hello everyone. I am planning to move to Switzerland. Is pathology residency accessible for foreign doctors in Switzerland ? Is it a friendly speciality? Are there other specialities in the same field (medical/biology) where my application have some chances to be accepted? Sorry if I make...
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    What the reason for the pattern of vision loss in glaucoma? Why is start out peripherally?

    I was wondering why vision loss occur peripherally first in glaucoma. Is there an anatomical/structural reason for why peripheral vision is affected earlier by high intra-ocular pressure?
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    Position Available - Clinical Informatics Fellowship - Pathology Concentration

    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia announces our first specialty-focused concentration in Pathology Informatics within our ACGME accredited Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program and are recruiting a single candidate for the pathology informatics concentration for the 2023 year. Please...
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    Position Available Clinical Informatics Fellowship-Pathology Concentration

    The divisions of Pathology Informatics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) have partnered with the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (CHOP DBHi) Clinical Informatics Fellowship program to offer a pathology...
  8. AsILayFaulkner_8

    Looking to pursue an SMP for reinvention and found one for FREE (ish) at a medical school?

    Hello all! Looking for advice in pursuing an SMP for reinvention. I found a program that is practically free, offered at a pretty good medical school, and seems pretty interesting. It is an MS in Pathology and says it offers courses with the same rigour as medical school in the program...
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    Position Wanted Looking for PGY1

    Looking for PGY1 in IM/FM/Pediatrics/Pathology or Psychiatry.
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    Rank list help!

    Hi guys, Need help ranking 3 programs. I had some red flags so I’m grateful I even have 3 to rank lol. That said, it’s hard. The programs are: 1. SUNY upstate 2. Rutgers 3. UT Houston I enjoyed all 3 interviews some more than others. Does anyone have any info on Rutgers? It’s hard to find...
  11. M

    Pathology, undergraduate research?

    Hi all, How important is undergraduate research if I’m interested in pathology? I’m already a senior, and I’m feeling a little discouraged. I only contributed to some research but am not on the way to publishing anything on my own or being a second author. Thank you!
  12. CrossCassowary

    Pathologist salary

    How much do pathologists actually make without a PhD? I went into vet school wanting to be an anatomic pathologist, but now that it's time to apply, I'm having cold feet because I'm worried about finances. I have ~250k debt. I want to be able to pay back my student loans and start living life...
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    Does type of clinical experience as a premed matter (pathology)?

    Hello, I am a rising senior in high school. Before you leave or tell me to post this in the high school premed forum instead (which I already did), I would like to say that what I hope to achieve from posting this here is a more focused perspective/advice particularly in my field of interest...
  14. W

    Does the type of clinical experience matter to medical schools?

    Hello, I am a rising senior in high school. Before you tell me to post this in the high school forum instead, I want to say that this question is more med-schools admissions related rather than premed admissions related, and I hoped that this forum would be better equipped to answer this. Does...
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    Can path-trained dermatopathologists function as dermatologists as well?

    Let's say a pathologist went on to do a dermatopathology fellowship, could said dermatopathologist function as a dermatologist as well? For example, could they do their own biopsies, skin cancer screenings, get patient interaction, etc.?
  16. simplespring

    Forensic Pathology as a future career [Prospects of a US IMG]

    Hello everyone! I am a US international medical student hoping to pursue a career in forensic pathology. I've done extensive research and clinical electives at the forensic department in foreign medical institutions but have yet to do any in the states. After going through all of my hospital...
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    Position Wanted Pathology PGY 1 or PGY2 wanted

    Hello, I am looking for a PGY1 or PGY2 position in a pathology program. I have all the USMLE steps, my license and I finished my intern year as a pathology PGY1. I am currently doing a proctorship at Dr. Noy Pathology Lab. I am willing to start immediately.
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    pathologists doing MOHS

    I have been reading this forum long enough and I am perplexed at a lot of issues I see and hear about in path. As the title suggests, I think it's odd that plastics can do a dermatopath fellowship and we are unable to do MOHS fellowship. I am aware that 1) it deals with live patients 2) it is a...
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    Choosing an MD vs DO Path..

    Can really use some input! I am a senior premed student extremely interested in pursuing forensic pathology. I have high GPA, research + paper, shadowing, and awesome extracurriculars. The only thing is my MCAT score is sub-average. I did not have enough time to study for it, and my score...
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    MD What if I don't match?

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    oral pathology master

    hi , i recently graduated from a dental school in Armenia . i obtained a dds degree , my plan is to move to Canada and continue my education in Canada . would it be possible to study for masters or do research with a dds degree in canada if you graduated from a non-accredited university ? im...
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    USMLE USMLE 1 study help

  23. StrongBeliever

    Is it true that TISSUES are supplied by arterioles, venules and capillaries but NOT by arteries and

    Is it true that TISSUES are supplied by arterioles, venules and capillaries but NOT supplied by arteries and veins? So I'm revising ' Acute Inflammation' and my professor says vascular reaction occurs in arterioles, venules and capillaries and NOT in arteries and veins cos tissues are...
  24. M

    Pathology - observership vs clinical elective

    When it comes to internal medicine or surgery, I understand that there is a big difference between an observership (no one-on-one interaction with patient, no procedures) and a clinical elective (students take history and do procedures). Obviously, clinical elective is a more valuable...
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    Struggling to Find Adequate Gap Year Job

    I have been having trouble finding an adequate job in my small(ish) town for my 2 gap years. The only positions available near me are CNAs. I've been hearing that people are getting rejected from medical schools because being a CNA, you don't work with physicians at all. For this reason I...
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    Pathology Residency Interview Invite Dates

    Step1: 242, no honors except neuropath (elective), not AOA, 2 pubs Interview invites so far: Uni. of Miami & Uni. of Minnesota
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    Mnemonics for Erythema Multiforme, Frey's Syndrome,Aneurysmal bone cyst, Ameloblastoma

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    Work as a Diener!? Advice please

    I have been volunteering in a pathology lab at a local hospital. They had a recent position open up for a Diener in the morgue and I’ve been encouraged to apply. I would be assisting Pathologists and residents in the morgue. The persons whose job I would be taking ( leaving for med school...
  29. southjersey54

    Comlex Score

    Just got comlex score back.....458, totally was not expecting this low of a score but it is what it is. Want to do pathology. Chances of getting into a pathology program? Any insight appreciated. Sooooo bummed right now.
  30. PhoebusX

    Clinical Pathology review

    Good day fellow physicians. Any advice for a study sched for clinical pathology certifying exam? I dont know where to start and what to focus on. Anxiety is really getting me and I am in a state of panic. Any review material you can advice or specific topics to focus? Thanks in advance.
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    Dermpath Fellowship Interviews 2020-21

    UPMC sending out interviews Indiana University filled Feel free to update any new information
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    Some Mnemonics for Paget's, Scleroderma, CREST

    Hi! I hope you are having a great day :) I have created those mnemonics in preparation for NBDE Hope it helps!, oh, and please do leave me your feedback. Thanks :)
  33. B

    Path Residency Applications

    So I've been lurking on the various school sites and ACVP website, and most schools haven't put their 2019 application up yet. I was wondering when I should expect more schools to have them up. It seems too early to pester people about it yet.
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    Change of Path Residency with poor Step 1?

    It's a bit late in the game, but I found my own pathology residency (not offered by my school or the agency I was using to help with electives) and really like what I saw. Some say it's not the most competitive residency, but with my extremely ****y Step 1 score anything is going to be...
  35. Avicenna144

    Question about EBM

    I have been reading more about EBM, advantages and disadvantages and utilization in the clinic, and I have a question about it for those who are interested in this topic: Does EBM strictly refer to using peer-reviewed articles/studies as sources of ''evidence''? Or does it also refer to using...
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    Information needed on Pathologists' assistant programs

    Hey all! I am an International Medical Graduate from China looking for alternative career pathways and am really interested in becoming a pathologists' assistant. The career itself seems like a great fit for me since i am no longer interested in the clinical side of medicine. I wonder if any...
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    Atrophy (Apoptosis vs. Autophagocytosis)

    Came across this Q: According to Pathoma: Decrease in cell number occurs via apoptosis. Decrease in cell size occurs via autophagy. Is there something in the question stem that specifically points at one over the other? Otherwise, I feel like both of these could be correct no?
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    MD Question about endocrine pathology(hyperthyroidism)

    I am having a hard time understanding a paragraph from "Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 9th Edition", particularly in hyperthyroidism topic in endocrine pathology. The paragraph is " In the gastrointestinal system, sympathetic hyperstimulation of the gut results in hypermotility...
  39. Fox621

    How awesome is KSU?

    Hey guys! I'm finishing up my first year as an international student at the Atlantic Veterinary College up here in Canada, but my dream has always been to graduate from Kansas State University. I teched at an EC for 5 years and the two most incredible DVMs I have met graduated from K-State...
  40. Avicenna144


    Hello everyone, I want to eventually become a pathologist, and although currently I am working at a toxicology lab accredited by the college of american pathologists, what we do is technically not pathology. That's why I am thinking about enrolling in a histotech program. Anyone has any...