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  1. rashmile

    Life Skills Seminar for Medical Students and Residents

    Hey y'all, Rad BootCamp is putting on a session this Saturday, 5/8/21, @ 2 PM focusing on Life Skills that would benefit any medical student or new resident. We'll have some experts talking about Managing Finances, Managing your time, Having Difficult Conversations with Colleagues, and...
  2. N

    What are my chances? (Also, where should I apply)

    Hi all, I'm a 3rd year osteopathic medical student who fell in love with Internal Medicine as a field but did not do so hot on COMLEX 1 and Step 1. COMLEX 1 = 480 Step 1 = 204 I know these are not solid scores, but I want to do IM and ideally in a bigger city. I have no interest in pursuing...
  3. PeonyLeaf

    SoCal Anesthesia WAMC

    (Yes I'm aware there's a WAMC superthread. It hasn't been posted to in months) M3 from the Deep South. Definitely want to get out of the Southeast and have family friends in LA. Loved the area ever since I was a kid and want to go out there for my career. Step 1: 239 Clerkship grades: All...
  4. J

    Looking for advanced CA1 position July 2022

    Matched into a med-prelim intern year, but I did not match into a PGY2+ advanced position. Interested in finding a CA1 (PGY2 position) for July 2022. Please message me if you know of any openings.
  5. D

    Pediatric dental residency

    Hello all! I am currently a 3rd year dental student hoping to apply for pediatric residencies. Something I am mainly nervous about is knowing what to ask residency programs. I have a 30 minute meeting (in place of an externship because none are being offered right now) with a person in charge of...
  6. M3HopingForAnswers

    Questions on the medical side of ophthalmology and career

    Hey all! Planning on applying ophtho in '21-'22, but I'm without a home program at a mid-to-low tier school in the southeast. It's been hard to spend much time outside of a few days shadowing here and there, especially with the pandemic. So I figured to bring a few questions to the table here...
  7. C

    Research position after not matching

    Hi guys, I applied for pathology this cycle and found out I didn’t match today. I had some red flags on my application like failed rotations and LOAs while I did soul searching. Anyways I graduated from a DO school in December so I’m sick of vacation by now and want to go back to work. I...
  8. ?

    LOR from Dean Emerita?

    Hi all! I'm an M3 who's also working as a research assistant for a project that's led by the past dean of my medical school (from 2001-2014). She recently reached out to me to help set up potential publications/abstracts related to the project and it got me thinking - if I end up working with...
  9. Rich Ties

    Stony Brook General Surgery Residency

    Can anyone give me any insight into how the General Surgery program at Stony Brook, NY is? I have been hearing/reading mixed things about it and would love to hear the experience of someone who knows more about it. Any Pros vs Cons? Would you do training there again? Family friendly?
  10. M

    Input on the following NE programs - confused on ranking

    Hi! I tried to find threads to see if this question was posed already but was unable to find! I am currently trying to figure out my rank list but truly confused on what to do. I’m currently confused between the following programs so any input would be great!!: - New York Presbyterian Queens -...
  11. D

    Picking a clinical rotation site

    I’m in a dilemma between picking a clinical rotation site for 3rd/4th year. I have the option to go to a site that has a bunch of residents (almost all core) including EM residents but it’s really far from any family/friends. I’m 90% sure I want to pursue EM. second location is about 15...
  12. P

    Position Wanted PGY 1 IM categorical Resident looking for PGY 1/ Upcoming PGY 2 spot.

    Hi, I am a PGY 1 categorical IM resident from Upstate NY with good standing. Looking for PGY 2 positions for June/July 2021. Please suggest/reach. [email protected]
  13. N

    OMFS at UofT

    I am really looking forward to becoming an OMFS, that’s the reason I got into dentistry in the first place. Now I’m in third year and I almost feel like I’ll never make to to OMFS. I was wondering if an OMFS resident at UofToronto could help me navigate through this process? What activities or...
  14. im2021.pgy2

    Position Swap PGY1 IM Maryland looking to swap to NY/NJ

    I'm a PGY1 (INTERNAL MEDICINE) in Baltimore, Maryland. Looking for a PGY2 position in New York/New Jersey to move close to family. KINDLY EMAIL ME ([email protected]) IF YOU ARE A PGY1 IN NY/NJ LOOKING FOR A PGY2 SWAP. THANK YOU.
  15. C

    Viability of Orofacial Pain Residency Outside a University Setting

    Just as the title implies, do you believe an Orofacial Pain-trained dentist can incorporate this into their private practice? To me, it seems like no-man's land when it comes to billing insurance. Would you bill dental or medical insurance or could you bill any insurance at all? It seems like...
  16. D

    Position Available University of Utah Ocular Pathology/Research Fellowship

    This post is regarding the University of Utah Ocular Pathology/Research Fellowship positions for 2021-2022. A year ago, I was shocked and terrified when I discovered I did not match into an Ophthalmology residency. I was lucky to have great advisors who directed me towards a pre-residency...
  17. C

    Colorblind oral Surgeon?

    Hello everyone! I have a mild form of deutan(red/green) color blindness. I was wondering if any of you know if oral surgery residencies test for color vision? oral surgery is very competitive, and I don't want to work so hard and spend so much time just to get disqualified because of something...
  18. J

    Rank list advice

    Hi all, I'm the education chief resident of neurology at Washington University. I just sat down with two of my co-chiefs and recorded a podcast where we offer our tips on choosing a neurology residency. Check it out if you're interested: Home - Brain Boy Neurology Let me know if you have any...
  19. P

    Community based residency questions

    I've been told to look into community based residencies and fellowships, but it doesn't really sound like something that's very unique to me.. I also read about what they are, and it sounds like a bunch of what I'm already doing, just at half the salary that I'm at currently. Can someone that...
  20. N

    Position Available Available PGY1-4 Gen-Surg and Ortho. Residency or Fellowship w/Loan Repayment

    ************BE DEBT FREE AFTER RESIDENCY************ The Navy Medicine Team is hiring General Surgeons and Orthopedic Surgeons who are currently in Residency. PART TIME/RESERVE. Receive a stipend of $2466.00 monthly in addition to your current salary along with 40k/year in loan repayment for a...
  21. Medicalmelon

    otoneurology vs. Neurotology

    Hi everyone, Im a medical student who really is committed to neuro but wants to do Neurotology/otoneurology afterwards. I wanted to get some insight about how difficult it is to get into a otoneurology fellowship coming from a neurology residency. Looking online, it seems that only 4 or so...
  22. T

    All Branch Topic (ABT) (HPSP) Will four years of GMO after medical school end my commitment?

    A bit of background: I’m not an HPSP student yet, but I’m just trying to get every little question answered before I commit to either Air Force or Army. Back the question, if I didn’t match into any of my top choices, would I be able to do the four years as a GMO, and then come back as a...
  23. L

    Help me rank. Internal medicine program..

    Please help me rank IM programs. Interested in GI fellowship/academic career. 1. Cleveland Clinic Ohio. 2. Case Western UH. 3. U Wisconsin. 4. Boston University. 5. U. Miami. 6. Montefiore NYC. 7. UT San Antonio. 8. UTH Houston. 9. Uni of Kansas. 10. University of Oklahoma. 11...
  24. J

    ADAT Knockout vs Crack the ADAT??

    Looking to take the ADAT this semester, but I keep seeing conflicting opinions about different studying materials. Anyone have any advice regarding ADAT knockout or crack the ADAT? Any advice at all would be greatly appreciated!
  25. A

    How to increase chances for landing a competitive NICU fellowship?

    How much will not going to a top residency hurt me for fellowship applications?
  26. A

    Dual applying derm and psych?

    Hi everyone, I will be applying for residency soon and am considering my options. I have always loved derm and have been working since before medical school to build my resume towards dermatology. I'm not going to go into a ton of info on stats but lets say I am an average or maybe a touch...
  27. Caffeine Matters

    MS4s going in to FM

    Just wanted to reach out to all my MS4s on SDN who are going through this unique virtual era due to Covid and need to connect with residents! Feel free to message me if you have questions about FM intern year. I am a current intern with a university FM program.
  28. D

    Low class rank, low boards IM chances?

    a family member of mine wants to know his chances for a IM residency He is a USMD from low tier med school Bottom quartile around 2.85 gpa if that matters he struggle a bit his pre clinical year two HP (peds and IM) all rest P in clearkship step 1 195-200 2 pubs 6 poster 2 oral presentation...
  29. Piglet2020

    Matching competitive residency with low 220s Step 1?

    Hi all, I’ve been interested in ophtho since MS1 and unfortunately my step 1 is way below my practices (tanked real deal mid-pandemic). Got a 22x I dont think these standardized tests are my strong suit.. I go to a midtier MD school on East coast and don’t mind location when it comes to...
  30. T

    Realistically, should I bother with taking the steps as an FMG?

    I'm an FMG working in the UK who is unhappy with the system,training and low pay (starting consultant/attending pay is 75k usd after taxes{82k before}, incrementally builds up to a max of 95k after 19 years as a consultant) here. I haven't taken the steps yet, but I was wondering if I should...
  31. DoctoOcto

    What are some common premed misconceptions about medical specialties? What is it REALLY like?

    From my experience of speaking to other premeds, there seems to be quite a bit of misconceptions about certain medical fields that are blatantly wrong, like 40-hours a week surgical residency & training, matching into Im subspecialties right out of med school, or that EM is full of crazy...
  32. R

    Can you apply to DR with only an IR sub-internship on your transcript?

    Hello and thank you in advance for answering my questions! MS3 here - I recently enjoyed a short rotation in DR and IR and am starting to think about residency applications for next cycle. I'm sold on Diagnostic Radiology but haven't ruled out IR yet. I now have to decide what kind of...
  33. W

    Adjustments Programs have made during COVID

    As we are in the midst of yet another surge in COVID cases, I am trying to compile changes/adjustments programs have made or are making. As residents, we don't often know what goes on in other residencies and I think that hinders our own advocacy so I'm hoping by keeping this as a reference...
  34. D

    NYU Brooklyn

    Does anyone know literally anything about this residency program? It’s formerly known as Lutheran. NYU says residents get the “same degree” as residents at the Manhattan location but everyone I speak to says they lab to rank the Brooklyn track much much lower than the Manhattan track. If any...
  35. L

    FM residency - does it matter where we do residency?

    Hello! My question is: Does it matter where I go for FM residency? I applied to rural programs and urban programs, academic and community programs. all over IL (thats where i am from) and surrounding states also. I am interviewing to a good mix of places and the more confused I am getting as...
  36. P

    University of Minnesota

    Applying to DR. Thoughts on this program? I’m a DO student. From the northeast. I’ve asked around but not too many people know. I’d figured i asked the internet. Thanks for your input!
  37. L

    Pediatric dentistry residency at Children's National Hospital in Washington, DC - information about this program?

    Is anyone familiar with this pediatric dental residency program? I did check out their website, AAPD page, and PASS page. I would love to know more about it since I am considering joining this program. Thank you in advance!!
  38. A

    Other My YouTube Video on Switching Residencies Outside the Match

    Hi everyone! I wanted to share a YouTube video I made on my tips for finding a residency position outside of the match/switching residencies. I successfully switched from Radiology to Psychiatry (PGY2 position) myself and these are the things I did to find a position at a great program! I'm...
  39. S

    Thoughts on DR/NM combined residency?

    Hi all, hope you're doing well. I'm an MS4 currently applying into rads and was wondering what people's thoughts were on the (relatively) new combined 16 month DR/NM pathways available at some institutions? Is it worth it? Does it make you marketable? Can you practice DR and NM? I think it...
  40. F

    Wrong ERAS Dates

    So I just noticed that I made a date mistake on my ERAS application. I put the start date of my medical school a year later than I actually started.... my graduation date was correct though. Not sure what I should do now since I've already submitted the application and can't make any changes...