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  1. Mued->Doc

    Focus on clinical hours or research for my EC’s?

    Hello everybody, I wanted to get some advice on what y’all would focus in terms of EC’s to build the best application I can. Medical school is the goal for me, and I would be happy with getting into anywhere because I just really want to help people in the hardest of times, but I also want to...
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    Research right before starting med school (deferred)?

    I’m taking a year off before med school to address some health issues that came up (Matriculating in 2023). Currently, I’m also writing a case study on cardiac defects with a fellow and attending from a different medical school than the one I’m going to attend, and hope to get it published in...
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    Emory Radiation Oncology Medical Student Scholars Program

    Emory University School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology Medical Student Scholars Program Purpose The Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University strives to promote clinical, basic science, and medical physics research by attracting the best and brightest medical students...
  4. pikachu8923

    Clinical Experience + Public Health Research - PreMed

    Hello; I'm trying to figure out what qualifies as clinical experience/particularly if my current job qualifies as clinical experience. I'm currently working as a research assistant at a school of public health where we are doing in person surveys with People Who Use Drugs, asking questions...
  5. Ryan Reynolds Number 1

    KGI Sure program

    Hey everyone! I'm a freshman undergraduate who just got into KGI's SURE research program. It's underpaid so I was wondering if it's worth doing?
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    Gap year research or clinical experience for top 20 med schools?

    Hi y’all I humbly need some advice on this. I’m a graduating senior in biochemistry taking two gap years before med school. I have research experience in 2 organic synthesis/drug development labs over the course 2.5 years, yielding ~1200 hours tho with no publications nor thesis work (I forgot...
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    Summer Research at Home Institution vs Away (SRTP)

    Hi everyone! Would love some advice! For context, I am an M1 at a top 50 medical school in the US. I am very interested in cardiology (so internal medicine). But I just recently developed an interest in dermatology too. I have been trying to decide what would be best for my upcoming summer so...
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    U.S. Clinical Research Opportunity Hepatology/Abdominal Transplant Surgery - Funded and J-1 Visa Support

    Hello everyone, Please see below attachment for a funded clinical research position in Hepatology/Abdominal Transplant Surgery in Dallas, Texas. CV and motivational letter are required. Application deadline: April 29th, 2022.
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    U.S. Clinical Research Opportunity Hepatology/Abdominal Transplant Surgery - Funded and J-1 Visa Support

    Hello everyone, Please see below attachment for a funded clinical research position in Hepatology/Abdominal Transplant Surgery in Dallas, Texas. CV and motivational letter are required. Application deadline: April 29th, 2022.
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    RVC vs US schools

    Last-minute plea for help! I'm trying to decide between RVC (grad entry) and two US schools. Since I'm OOS at both stateside schools, cost is about equivalent so I'm taking that out of the equation. I'm excited about the prospect of going to school abroad (love to travel, have lived abroad...
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    Researcher Contact Etiquette

    Hey everyone, I'm posting for a friend who is currently a nursing student so I hope you don't mind. My friend is currently attending Columbia's MSN program and she is interested in environmental health research in nursing. She stumbled across a certain researcher's CV who seems rather big in...
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    Will my literature publication be meaningful to my medical school application?

    Hello! Thank you for taking the time to read my post! I appreciate it! Currently, I'm a freshman, and I recently published some literature research I did in high school which I tweaked and perfected in college and became published in a journal. So I was just wondering: how would this...
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    Can someone please help me decide between a FT clinical vs research opportunity?

    Hello everyone, First and foremost: thank you for taking the time to read my post and help me out. I am a 28 YO nontrad. I spent the past year scribing in an emergency department and I LOVED IT! My experience prompted me to start in a premedical post bacc program, in which I am in the second...
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    Should I stay with my current job (research) or take a new one (clinical)

    Hello everyone. First and foremost: thank you for taking the time to read my post and help me out. I am a 28 YO nontrad. I spent the past year scribing in an emergency department and I LOVED IT! My experience prompted me to start in a premedical post bacc program, in which I am in the second...
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    Preprint vs Peer-reviewed? Need Advice.

    Dear All, Posted a preprint on research square(Case report) but unable to publish it so far due to lack of funds. My question is: If publication in a Journal holds more value than a preprint (from the point of view of residency) and should I focus my energies(and monies) on it? Or should I move...
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    Other OT-Related Information Transition-to-Work Questionnaire

    Hello, my name is Carissa Bellino and I am an occupational therapy doctorate student at Cleveland State University. For my capstone project in Spring 2023, I will be developing a program that addresses self-determination in transition-to-work services amongst transition-aged youth with Down...
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    Research Assistant vs Medical Assistant for my two gap years?

    Hi! I'm currently a senior and I have two gap year offers, one for a research tech/assistant and the other is for a medical assistant for a private clinic. I'm going to take two gap years, and I'm split on which one to take. Research Assistant -- The lab is very productive, and the PI wants...
  18. send_help

    Are Interview Invites real?

    I have never received an interview invite. I have never seen anyone else’s interview invite email or a screenshot of one. I am forced to believe in the idea of the interview invite because I see it discussed here but I refuse to believe in the existence of the thing itself until I see one for...
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    Micro- and Macroaggression Study

    Are you a faculty physician or medical trainee (student, resident, fellow) who has experienced or witnessed micro- or macroaggression in the workplace? Would you like to share your experience? There is quite a bit of survey data that shows micro and macroaggressions are happening but not actual...
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    Other OT-Related Information Concussion rehab

    For anyone working in the realm of concussions- please take our survey! We are second year students at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse conducting research on OT's role in concussions, specifically in persistent symptom management. We will be comparing interventions used by OT practitioners...
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    Research opportunities for an undergrad?

    Attending SUNY Buffalo and am not sure where to find research opportunities to round out my pre-dental experiences. When I look at the job board they usually are looking for (grad?) students or full-time employees that have a bachelors degree. I see Buffalo has an "Experiential Learning...
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    How competitive am I for SURPs/SURFs/REUs?

    I’m a freshman applying to SURFs this summer and I have no idea where I stand in terms of competitiveness. I have a 4.0 but some mid-high 80s (Canadian, transcript says numerical % and letter grade “A” for all courses). I have one year’s experience as a volunteer research assistant doing dry...
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    MD & DO Pathway to Academic Oncology Specialization in Lung Cancer

    big dreamer here: if you were starting out as a first year med student, what is the path you’d take to secure a dream job specializing in lung cancer and related environmental research/advocacy at an academic medical center? what about while adding on an MBA and wanting to combine academia with...
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    Future residency rec letter from non-MD research faculty

    I've narrowed my potential research for this upcoming post-M1 summer to two labs, and I'm having trouble making a decision. I have a history with lab A, and if I continue there, I'll likely complete a substantial project, get a nice rec letter from an up and coming MD faculty member, and get...
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    OMFS research fellowship at Cook County Health

    OMFS research fellowship at Cook County Health This one-year research position is designed for applicants interested in strengthening their research background and applying to oral & maxillofacial surgery training. The fellowship is jointly hosted by the departments of trauma surgery and...
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    Seeking advice for extracurriculars

    I am currently a sophomore at UMass Amherst, majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. I am also in the honors college, so that means I will have to write a thesis in my senior year. I currently have a 4.0 GPA after this last semester and have been on the deans list every semester so far...
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    MD & DO What technical skills will be most valuable for therapy development in the next 10-20 years?

    As the header says, what technical skills do you think will be most valuable for therapy development in the next 10-20 years? i.e. for treatments like immunotherapy, gene/epigenetic therapy. I’m not sure if focusing more on stats/machine learning or wet lab skills will be more useful to focus on...
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    How to have time for all extracurriculars?

    Just finished first semester as a sophomore, I know I didn't get started as quickly as I should've, but I'm gonna start research in a couple weeks, apart from that I've just maintained a 4.0 gpa without any other extracurriculars. I don't want to take a lot of gap years, I would be fine applying...
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    How to have time for all extracurriculars?

    Just finished first semester as a sophomore, I know I didn't get started as quickly as I should've, but I'm gonna start research in a couple weeks, apart from that I've just maintained a 4.0 gpa without any other extracurriculars. I don't want to take a lot of gap years, I would be fine applying...
  31. Meerkat_Initiate

    Which course/s should I do to learn how to conduct clinical research and learn biostatistics?

    Basically the title. I don't know anything about clinical research or research in general. My medical school starts in 2 months so I was hoping to use this free time to learn something useful. Also has anyone done Malke Asaad's courses? Also, should I learn how to statistical analysis in SPSS or...
  32. Sapphia

    ADCOMs of SDN - Med school faculty offered to write LOR, is it ok to ask them to 'put in a good word' instead? I interview in 2 weeks.

    I am doing some research at my top choice and one of my co-investigators who faculty at the med school offered to write a letter of recommendation, however, I've already turned in the maximum number of LORs and it's too late in the process. Is it acceptable to ask them to put in a good word with...
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    [IRB approved] Study examining brief, online interventions for anxiety and depression; please share!

    Hello SDN community! I'm a doctoral candidate in a clinical psychology program recruiting participants for my dissertation study examining two brief, online versions of an evidence-based intervention for anxiety/depression. Please consider participating if you are interested and/or consider...
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    Graduated with low GPA, but I'm ready to to make a comeback. HELP!

    I don't want to focus too much on my sob story, but the gist of it was my biggest support system passed away during undergrad and I spiraled. To get straight to the point, I graduated in the spring with a 2.7 GPA, have over hundreds of community service hours, research, and I'm currently a CMA...
  35. Yoshi39

    Harvard/MGH Research Assistant—Orthopaedics Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction

    Please see pdf attachment for additional information and how to apply.
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    MS1 interested in plastics but no home program

    Hi! I am currently a M1 and interested in plastics. My institution only has 1 board certified plastic surgeon (no program) who does not do much research–if any at all. ENT at my school is huge and is in charge of almost all facial plastics and other plastic related surgeries. I know I'm thinking...
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    Premed Student Research

    If you’re a premed undergraduate Black male student, I would love to speak with you. I am a doctoral student conducting research on the premed experience of Black males. My focus is to understand how these experiences influence you to stay or leave the premed track. Participation would involve a...
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    Machine learning research as med student/resident

    Hi, I’m currently one year out from college and am working as an applied ML researcher in industry. I’m starting the med school application process now but am having doubts about whether I’ll be able to use my technical background if I continue down the MD route. Although I certainly want to be...
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    Sending Out Cold Emails

    Hello! I'm a recent B.S. graduate that's trying to look for work in a research lab in the interim of trying to get into a masters, then further on Med School. It took me about six years (an extra two years after I walked at commencement) to officially graduate because of financial issues and...
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    Medical Student Mental Health Research Project, IRB-approved (seeking participants for ~10 min survey, Amazon gift card raffle!)

    Hello! I am leading a research project focusing on mental health and possible barriers to seeking help among medical students. For this study, interested participants/you (medical students) would fill out an online, confidential Qualtrics survey in the fall of 2021 and then another one in the...
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