1. O

    Incoming Med Student Interested in Pediatrics

    Hello!! I'm an incoming URM M1 at a mid-tier MD school in a large metro area without a robust home pediatrics program but that has a good reputation overall. I am interested in getting a perspective on what I can do early to be a top applicant for a pediatrics residency. I don't necessarily...
  2. W

    HPSP - Risk of GMO tour after Peds Residency? Other Options?

    Hi all, I've been considering HPSP (either army or AF) and military medicine for a while now and find myself drawn to spending a few years serving, especially if it comes with the benefit of paying for my medical school, which is looking at about 85k/year between tuition and living expenses...
  3. J

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Residency

    Hi! I am currently a third year medical student and was wondering if anyone had any insight or information on doing a residency in pediatric emergency medicine. I have previously worked in an ER for two years prior to med school and I have found in med school that I absolutely love peds, but am...
  4. S

    Peds Residencies as a DO

    Hi everyone, I’ve been trying to find information on my chances of getting into some of the more competitive peds residency programs as a DO. Specifically, I’m interested in programs in the DC area, particularly Children’s National. I’m an OMS-III and hoping to get a jump on audition rotation...
  5. W

    Chances of matching into pediatrics with a 202 as a USIMG?

    What are my chances of matching into pediatrics with a 202 as an IMG from Ross? I have not taken step 2 yet and my GPA is average. Additionally any advice on matching is welcomed.
  6. N

    2019-2020 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Application/Interview Thread

    Hello all, I haven't found a forum for PEM application and interview season so I thought it would be wise to start one! It has been radio silence since 7/15, wanna know if it's the same for everyone. :rolleyes:
  7. Doohickey550

    Focus on pediatrics in FM

    I am currently an FM resident and I have a very strong interest in pediatrics. My goal is to try to end up practicing mostly in a pediatric setting after residency. I haven’t really decided on the exact setting that I’d like to be in, but traditionally, I have not really enjoyed working in...
  8. A

    Pediatric Dentistry Residency - Insight

    I'll be applying this upcoming cycle to pedo residency. Any current pedo residents have advice in regards to interviews, matching, application stuff? I'm open to any feedback. Thank you in advance!
  9. T


    Hey tooth-lovers— I wanted your honest opinion on what dental specialty has the best lifestyle to income ratio out of ENDO, PEDO, ORTHO, and OMFS. This factors in income as a specialist, time with family during specialty training and after, and the foreseeable future of the program. So let’s...
  10. Doohickey550

    FM and PEM

    Hi all. I posted this in the FM forum, but someone suggested that I should post it here. Is there a possible pathway from FM to pediatric EM (formally or informally)? Say if I’d do lots of pediatric electives during FM residency and complete an EM fellowship, would pediatric emergency...
  11. M

    Setting up 4th year

    It's time for me to set up my 4th year rotations. At my school we have the freedom to set up the entirety of our 4th year rotations. I am currently a 3rd year DO student who has decided that if all I did for the rest of my life was well child visits and look into kids ears I would be satisfied...
  12. mhmd1ahmd

    Johns Hopkins VS St. Jude children research hospital

    which is better for someone pursuing a pediatrics residency and a fellowship in medical genetics? 1. Two months of research at Johns Hopkins in computational genomics with a very good chance of publishing one paper. 2. One month clinical rotation in pediatrics surgical oncology at St. Jude...
  13. mhmd1ahmd

    Johns Hopkins VS St. Jude children research hospital

    which is better for someone pursuing a pediatrics residency? 1. Two months of research at Johns Hopkins in computational genomics with a very good chance of publishing one paper. 2. One month clinical rotation in pediatrics surgical oncology at St. Jude children research hospital in Tennessee. I...
  14. ResidentSwap

    Position Available Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship in NY

    Featured Opening by Resident Swap, Inc. ( ) -------------------------------------- 12/15/2018 Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship in New York Click here to check if this opening is still available Program Director: Allen J Dozor MD [email protected] (* see below) (914)...
  15. D

    NICU after doing residency at community hospital?

    Hello, USIMG applying for peds. Most of my interviews are at community programs (university affiliated) in the Northeast. Step1:240s Step2: 250s Assuming I’ll have good research and LORs, How much does it matter where I did residency when applying for NICU? Thanks
  16. C

    Child and Adolescent Board Certification Question

    Hello, I am wondering, how important is it to be board certified in child and adolescent psychology (in the state of CA) if almost all of my practicum and internship experiences has been with children and families? I ask because I am currently applying to postdocs and all I need is just a child...
  17. F

    Triple Board Residency- Would anyone be able to tell me of their experience?

    Hi there, Is there anyone who has completed/is currently in a triple board program (peds/adult psych/child psych)? If so, where? How did you go about deciding on triple board? What do most triple boarders end up doing career wise? This is actually my dream residency program. I really interested...
  18. M


    Welcome to the post-ERAS-submission world! Congratulations on getting this far! Let's get this thread started. Stealing this template from the thread from two years ago. 1) Keep the list in the body when you reply. 2) Please sort alphabetically by state. 3) Try to say what school/program you...
  19. F

    General Admissions & OTCAS Florida OT Applicants 2018/2019

    I saw a post like this for Texas so I thought I would do the same for Florida. When you hear back share it with the thread! University: University of Tampa Major: Allied Health Overall GPA: 3.35 - might be slightly lower on OTCAS not sure (3.25 ish on OTCAS?) Pre-Req GPA: 3.3-3.6 (depending on...
  20. D

    PICU Match 2019

    Here we go...first!
  21. B

    Pediatric Dentistry Residency

    Hey everyone. Hoping to get some insight about applying into Pediatric Residencies. I graduated 3 years ago and have been practicing pediatric dentistry in a low-income/medicaid health clinic as a general dentist. Ive taken a ton of CE on peds but its just not enough and I have to refer away a...
  22. moonwake

    5th year + boards, chances in peds?

    So I'm finishing 2nd year (technically 3rd year since I 5th year'd) at a D.O. school in the midwest and I'm going to be taking COMLEX in 6 weeks. I got a 360 and 380 on my baselines (just now starting to really dedicate time towards board studying) and things are kind of a mess in terms of my...
  23. K

    entry into PICU

    this is definitely going to be the most GENERAL question ever, but what does PICU encompass? by that i mean as a first year college student, what is the pathway for getting into PICU? why are YOU interested in PICU? what are subspecialties and are they relevant to studying for PICU? (i.e. does...
  24. Kavity

    Pedo vs OMFS

    It's almost time for residency apps, and after rotating through peds and OMFS, I feel extremely torn. I really liked both specialties for completely different reasons, but I don't really have any info on either as far as admissions stats go. Does anyone have any info about requirements/which...
  25. Blueinfantneedhelp

    Infant Cyanosis normal O2

    Hello, I feel as if no one can help me. I am not a doctor. Not a student. Just very frustrated. Sorry if I am breaking the rules. I’m sure it’s annoying me posting here since this is designed for you guys. I’m sure you’re tired of hearing from naggy patients all day. I’m sorry that I am bringing...
  26. C

    Interesting Pediatric Fellowships?

    Hey there! I was wondering if there are some more unique fellowships that you find interesting. I'm just trying to explore my options moving forward. Some options of fellowships I've come up with that could be cool would be sports medicine (1 year), palliative care (1 year), clinical bioethics...
  27. A

    MD & DO Obesity spreads like a virus/contagion - JAMA

    JAMA Pediatrics - January 22, 2018 Original Investigation: Association of Exposure to Communities With Higher Ratios of Obesity with Increased Body Mass Index and Risk of Overweight and Obesity Among Parents and Children Datar A, Nicosia N. Association of Exposure to Communities With Higher...
  28. krdent

    D1 Am I on the right path to specialize?

    Hi SDN! First let me apologize for posting a thread of a topic with so many posts. But I need some advice. About to start the winter term of my D1 year. I am okay with doing general dentistry going forward, but I am definitely interested in pediatrics. Currently attending a non ivy P/F...
  29. M

    Which medical school should I choose?

    I have recently been accepted to two medical programs: Ohio University's DO program, and the University of Cincinnati's MD program. Both of these schools seem promising and I have heard positive aspects from several doctors about both of them, so making this decision is difficult for me...
  30. jg2021

    Shadowing peds oncologist

    I read over similar forums, however a lot were outdated so I was looking for a more up-to-date answer, maybe from someone who had a similar experience recently. I am only a freshman in undergrad, however I was given the opportunity to shadow a peds oncologist, which is super meaningful to me...
  31. F

    Shadowing trouble!!

    Hello! I created an account on this website specifically for this post. I am a third year Bio Psych Double major chem minor with a 3.8 GPA at my university. Over the past year I have been shadowing a trauma surgeon and absolutely fell in love with it. The doctor I work with recommended me to a...
  32. T

    DPT Houston to NYC

    I’m seriously looking into moving from Houston to New York City next year to practice pediatric physical therapy (hospital outpatient facility or private outpatient facility). I would have 3 years experience and my PCS certification. What kind of salary should I expect? Is it possible to live in...
  33. _expecto__

    attenuated vaccine repetition

    I've read that after a live/attenuated vaccine, when patient receives a blood transfusion or just immunoglobulins for some reason, vaccine must be repeated after few months, why is that?
  34. 2

    Is there a chance? Multiple Red Flags

    So I'm an M3 (sorta) at a top 20 institution who had to do an alternative course schedule due to some issues that arose during med school. First of all - I didn't take step 1 at the end of M2 as originally planned, when the time came I panicked and then after talking with my deans decided not...
  35. CavsFan2016

    Pediatrics or Orthopaedic Surgery Research?

    So I'm an M1 and interested in both pediatrics and orthopaedic surgery. If I was given the opportunity to start pediatric research early on, should I do it? Or should I wait until an ortho research opportunity comes along? I understand that ortho's more competitive and it would be better to do...
  36. S

    Free Check List for Starting OT/SP/PT Clinic

    My girlfriend, who is an OT and I (MBA) just have started an Pediatric OT Clinic in Atlanta, GA. It has taken us about 6 months to get our clinic off the ground and getting reimbursed :-) We both left our jobs 4 months ago.. You can do it too.. No more Atlanta Traffic for me.. I have a...
  37. Kavity

    Which pediatric dentistry residency programs in NY do not require 1 yr experience/GPR after predoc?

    I've heard that a lot of NY peds programs require 1 year of practice experience/GPR/AEGD before enrolling in a peds specialty program. Does anyone know which ones do not require 1 year of experience/GPR/AEGD prior to enrollment (AKA which ones allow students to apply straight from predoc to a...
  38. thenor

    A Pediatric Otolaryngologist/ ENT physician is letting me shadow him. What surgery should I observe?

    Hi Everyone, A pediatric Otolaryngologist/ ENT physician is letting me shadow him. He is giving me the option of observing one surgery and was wondering what surgery I'm interested in observing. I'm not sure what surgery to observe. Helpppp Thanks
  39. Dr. Hook

    Currently In Research Year...What Else Can I Do To Bolster Peds Residency App?

    Howdy y'all. I'm committed to matching in Peds next year alongside my girlfriend who is committed to ENT. I'm currently on a research year at my home institution between M3/M4 year to drop back into her class for the couples match (she's in the class below me). My question is: what else can I...
  40. S

    Mock oral boards cases for pediatric dentistry

    How many people would be interested in paying for a course that would be formatted to give mock oral board cases in preparation for the pediatric dental oral boards?