#residency

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    Position Wanted Looking for a pgy 1 Family or Internal Medicine position

    My name is charles falzarano and i am in search of a pgy 1 position for a family medicine or internal medicine residency. Feel free to contact me!
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    Chances at Residency

    Hi everyone, I started at one of the big 3 Caribbean med schools right after high school. I'm not American but I did intend on applying to MATCH. Its too late to rectify some of the choices I made but long story short I basically had to repeat all of M2 (terms 4 and 5) because of failing...
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    Any US med student holding F1 visa have any experiences finding residency programs?

    I am currently an OMS I with F1 visa. I know lots of residency program won't accept F1visa med students. I am wondering if any of you guys have experiences with picking residency programs that are friendly to F1 visa people. Thanks! Also, I am engaged currently with my fiance. He will acquire...
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    Research for Pediatric Residency

    Does anybody know how important it is that the research you're doing in medical school is in the same specialty as the one you're intending to apply for residency? i.e. if I'm intending to apply for pediatric residency, is there even a point in doing a research project in Obgyn / IM / surgery...
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    Psychiatry Residencies that accept students who have only taken the COMLEX?

    2nd year med student here interested in psych contemplating whether or not to take the USMLE. My top residency choices when 4th year comes around are at the moment the ones in NC: Duke, ECU, Wake Forest, UNC, Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte), and MAHEC (Asheville). Does anyone have any...
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    How to study for the USMLE

    Hello everyone, It's been one year and a half since I started off this journey to the Match, and if something I've learned during this time it's about the real meaning of "helping". Ever since I began studying at Kaplan center in Chicago I could clearly understand how difficult it was to...
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    Nose piercing and medical school

    Do you think having a small hole in my nose would be a big deal during rotations/ interviews for residency?
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    Clinical Experience query

    Is it better to go through an intermediary (AM opportunities, etc.) to arrange for a clinical experience in the US or is it more prudent to get in touch directly with the programme directors? If the latter is better please let me know where i can find a list or directory for such programmes...
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    Dentistry vs Medicine ?

    Help me decide, please. Forget about the debts , salaries , years taken to graduate etc. I am concerned about the jobs themselves. I dont want to have less than 2-3 hours of free time a day. I also dont want to go to work in the middle of the night - I dont want bad sleep hours (not anything...
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    Everybody says that doctors work for many hours but this article disagrees with them?

    This article was written by the AMA and it says that most of the doctors work less than 80 hours a week so why do I keep on seeing doctors complaining about their work hours ? http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/ama-wire/post/many-hours-average-physician-workweek
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    So why do many doctors lack sleep (read details) ?

    Say a doc works a 16-hours shift. Doesnt that mean that he will have a 16 hours break after he finishes his work ? That is enough to get some good sleep and do many other things so what am i missing ?
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    Please clear this thing up for me about the single accreditation system ?

    There will only be 1 accreditation system which is the ACGME , right ? Also, can you please point out a few things that will change for MD graduates ?
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    Two questions about medical residency programs in the US ?

    1- Who accredits medical residency programs (at this moment) ? 2- What is the importance of enrolling in an accredited program ? I mean , what happens if a person enrolls in an unaccredited residency program ? As far as i am concerned, the ACGME and the AOA are the ones who accredit medical...
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    A question about the ACGME/AOA merge ?

    Will the requirements be the same for IMGs wishing to enroll in an Allopathic residency program in 2020 (after the merge) as they are now ?
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    A question about the ACGME/AOA merge ?

    Will the requirements be the same for IMGs wishing to enroll in an Allopathic residency program in 2020 (after the merge) as they are now ?
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    For an IMG to become licensed , he has to (READ DETAILS) ?

    He has to complete 1-3 years of residency or years of practice outside of the U.S. or Canada before applying for a license ? I dont understand what that means. I mean , dont they apply for a license after they finish their medical residency ? I read that from AMA's website and i dont understand...
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    For an IMG to become licensed , he has to (READ DETAILS) ?

    He has to complete 1-3 years of residency or years of practice outside of the U.S. or Canada before applying for a license ? I dont understand what that means. I mean , dont they apply for a license after they finish their medical residency ? I read that from AMA's website and i dont understand...
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    Somebody please explain these steps for me ?

    http://www.kaptestglobal.com/sites/kaptest.co.uk/files/usmle-pathway_tcm55-32072.jpg This picture shows the steps that an international medical graduate must make to become a licensed physician in the US. What i dont understand is that after "USMLE step 3" there is "Year 1 residency". But the...
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    If a person just earned his MD degree from a European country, can he specialize in the US/Canada?

    He just earned his MD degree from a country in europe. Can he specialize (do his residency) in the US or Canada ? If yes , will he receive just as much money as US medical residents do ?
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    If a person just earned his MD degree from a European country, can he specialize in the US/Canada?

    He just earned his MD degree from a country in europe. Can he specialize (do his residency) in the US or Canada ? If yes , will he receive just as much money as US medical residents do ?
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    If a person just earned his MD degree from a European country, can he specialize in the US/Canada?

    He just earned his MD degree from a country in europe. Can he specialize (do his residency) in the US or Canada ? If yes , will he receive just as much money as US medical residents do ?
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    Do you think i will be too stressed (while doing residency) based on this criteria ?

    1. Forget about student loans. 2. Forget about my social situation (friends/family). 3. I am extremely hard working. 4. I dont get sad when others degrade/insult me since i am always confident of my skills. I know there will still be some stress but the 4 points above must be eliminating the...