residency

  1. S

    Medical Specialties Choice (Peds, Psych, and Neuro)

    Hi guys, I'm looking at several specialties that may be a strong fit for me. My interests are treating children with neurodevelopmental disorders and do autism, ADHD, and learning disabilities research. I've been pretty set on Pediatric Neurology. But, I'm aware that there are several pathways...
  2. D

    Coming back to CA for residency?

    Hey all, I'm a CA resident and I've been accepted to an established MD school on the east coast (Wake Forest) as well as a new CA MD school (CUSM.) I'm really leaning toward Wake Forest - I really like the city, the faculty, the fact that it's more established, everything about it. My only...
  3. H

    Seeking Advice RE: Trying to Coordinate Residency with Partner's Postdoc

    Hi all, TL;DR looking on advice on how to end up in same place as my partner when we will be starting our residency and postdoc at the same time I am a rising MS2 and my partner is in the third year of his PhD in a biology field. My partner is planning to finish his PhD sometime in my MS4 year...
  4. E

    Periodontics Match/Pass 2020-21 Cycle

    Hello all! -Where's everyone applying? -Does anyone have insider tips on which schools will not be accepting applicants or are recruiting internally this year? Good luck to everyone applying this cycle!
  5. H

    Resident spouse doesn't want to do couple therapy with current medical student

    Hey there, My husband and I have been married since he got in medical school. I went straight to the workforce while he continued medical school right out of college. I've been supporting him in any way I can during his med school and residency years but honestly I can't say the same to him. It...
  6. H

    Navy HPSP Residency: fact checking, questions and advice

    TL;DR: I have a bunch of questions and need advice lol Hello everyone. I am currently a second year dental student with a 4 year HPSP payback obligation. I am interested in pursuing a residency with the Navy after dental school, but am unfortunately very lost on how to do so. I have been...
  7. dennis-brodmann

    Prior and current chief residents, got any tips on bettering a residency program?

    Prior and current chief residents, I wanted to pick your brains about bettering a residency program from a logistic and educational perspective. My questions are based on my PGY-2 experiences at an academic medical center. Open-ICU Have any of you experienced an open-ICU relationship with the...
  8. P

    ERAS Expunged Arrest Disclosure

    Hello, I’m a 1st year DO student and I wanted advice on applying to residency considering my history. I have been arrest twice for possession of MJ. The first arrest was in 2015 (when I was 20) and the second arrest was in mid 2017 (when I was 21). I’m in the class of 2023. The first arrest...
  9. R

    Position Wanted looking for a PGY-1 FM/IM residency, Georgia Resident, ECFMG certified, All Steps Passed

    I am a ECFMG certified IMG living in Georgia, USA. I am a resident and I am looking for a PGY-1 position residency and am willing to relocate. I have cleared my Step 1, 2 CK& CS and Step 3. I have completed a course from Harvard Medical School, ‘Safety,Quality, Informatics and Leadership’ which...
  10. E

    PGY1 GS-Prelim vs IM-Prelim vs TY?

    For students applying to DR (advanced, starting PGY-2), what are the pros and cons of completing a PGY-1 in general surgery vs internal medicine vs transitional year? And how would students prepare for each (eg LORs, 4th year rotations, etc)? And what is the relative proportion of programs to...
  11. F

    OMFS Internship Opportunities - POST HERE ONLY

    I know this time of year, everyone is trying to figure out exactly how they want to fill out their rank list, but I just want to take the time to post a little about my experiences at my OMFS internship so that those of you not fortunate enough to MATCH will be aware of the opportunities...
  12. NYCking

    Cardiology or Radiology match rate?

    Hi, I'm curious as to how the two (rads and cards) are match friendly to DOs. I'm most likely going to end up at a DO school and wanted to know how hard would it be to get into IM then a cards fellowship or to get into a radiology program, especially w/ step 1 being p/f. Preferably would like to...
  13. M

    M4 graduating off-cycle_views and opinions in regards to residency

    Dear All, Hope all is well! I am a current M4 who likely be applying to an internal medicine residency in this upcoming ERAS cycle (2020-2021) and am hoping to attend a Top 10 residency program. I am still considering radiology or urology but am likely leaning toward IM. My situation is...
  14. T

    Medical Student thinking of applying to Advanced Residency Position as a PGY-2 in Internal Medicine: Thoughts?

    Disclaimer: So first of all, I would like to start by saying that a very similar question to mine has been asked in the past, but that person had a different situation than mine so I wanted to hear your thoughts on my specific situation. Thank you. So guys so I just found out that I did not...
  15. M

    Other Unmatched Again! They Don't Care!

    Exams completed. ECFMG certified. No gaps in between and have remained consistent with work in the health field relative to gaining clinical experience. I have called numerous programs where the program directors/coordinators have straight said over the phone "I have not had a chance to check...
  16. M

    Match day celebration ideas

    Anyone have some fun match day plans while on lock down at home during this pandemic?
  17. G

    Residencies to apply for in pscyh

    Hey all. I am a third year looking at how many residencies I should apply to. I am from a midwestern osteopathic school and would only like to apply to residencies in the southeast (Florida, Georgia, SC, NC, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma). I have minimal connections to...
  18. LTMCUSN

    Annual Match Report/Statistics for Navy GME Anywhere?

    I know there is no ”Charting Outcomes“ report for the military match like there is with the NMRP, but is there any record of placement percentage into residency vs GMO in the Navy at least? Would be interested to see what percentage of applicants are going straight through residency vs. GMO...
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    Call bag

    Call bag and residents have a love-hate relationship, mostly hate, but love it when the call bag has exactly what i need at 2am while covering another hospital Trying to find a good all around backpack to haul all that Ophtho gear and I'm interested in knowing what some residency programs...
  20. N

    Participate in an NIH study using virtual reality and receive a $100 amazon gift card!

    Are you located near the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland? We are seeking 3rd and 4th year medical students who would like to participate in an innovative healthcare study using virtual reality. The study involves one 90-minute visit to the NIH Campus, and is compensated with a $100 amazon...
  21. JeffWeissMD

    Position Available New PGY-2 spots open in Northern NJ close to Manhattan

    A brand new fully-accredited Internal Medicine residency program in Northern NJ (PHCC in Passaic and Denville) is opening this July. We are currently looking to fill up PGY-2 spots. If you are a current prelim/transitional and are interested, please apply ASAP by emailing your CV to...
  22. G

    Unopposed Gen Surg Residency (Best way to learn how to do basic ortho/neuro surg on G Surg)

    Hello! I am an MS3, and my long-term goals include doing global/rural surgery. I want to start looking for programs that train me to do a wide range of surgeries including some ortho/neuro surg procedures. Any recs about programs that might be able to teach this would be super helpful...
  23. DrSatan

    Where are you learning the most neurology from: yourself or your attendings?

    I'm a PGY-2. I feel like I've learned a lot so far this year, but I still feel like most of my knowledge as been learned by self-study & a few key attendings who put forth the effort to actually teach minutia & explain their reasoning. I feel like I am mostly teaching myself though. I feel like...
  24. P

    Nothing I want more than to just be a surgeon...

    Hello, I am posting this on behalf of my boyfriend since he does not have an account- he is currently a burn surgery fellow that has recently completed 3 prelim General Surgery residency years. He matched into a prelim-year 1 spot straight out of med-school, did well, but the organization pretty...
  25. P

    Position Wanted Another year of the same prelim surgery situation....

    Hello, I am posting this on behalf of my boyfriend since he does not have an account- he is currently a burn surgery fellow that has recently completed 3 prelim General Surgery residency years. He matched into a prelim-year 1 spot straight out of med-school, did well, but the organization pretty...
  26. H

    Gaining Residency for In-State Tuition/Application

    Aloha all, Sorry if this has been answered before but couldn't find an exact answer and was wondering if anyone knew. Does anyone have advice for moving to a state to gain residency before they start school? I live in Hawaii, so technically everywhere is out of state for me, meaning...
  27. docdew

    Los Angeles GPRs - trying to compile a list!

    I'm trying to compile a complete list of all the match and non-match GPR programs in LA. Here are the programs I've found so far: 1) USC 2) UCLA 3) Harbor - UCLA Medical Center 4) VA Greater LA Health Care System 5) Veterans Admin Medical Center - Sepulveda 6) Rancho Los Amigos National...
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    MD & DO Residency Interview Question

    I was asked this question during a practice residency interview. I was wondering what you guys would do. Your resident colleague posts negative comments about your other coresidents and your attendings on Facebook. What do you do? What's your answer? Would you have informed the PD of this...
  29. Y

    Need opinion: residency chances in California...I am a DO, but I know Cali has MD bias.

    Hello everyone, I am posting this because I am currently mid-way through my third year, and I want to do some drastic things for my 4th year. So I am posting on here to know if they are worth it and if I have a chance to get back to Cali. First off, I was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, all...
  30. 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...
  31. M

    Math Requirements

    Hello! I'm a non-traditional student currently in a post-bac. My undergrad cGPA was 2.72 (sGPA - 2.63). In my post-bac, my cGPA is 3.84 (sGPA - 3.78). I currently have Colorado residency where there is a math requirement of 2 semesters. However, I will have lived in Massachusetts long enough...
  32. M

    Air Force AEGD

    Hello, I am a 3-year HPSP scholarship recipient via the Air Force and as such I am required to apply/accept an Air Force AEGD position. I understand that there can be some variability due to the different needs of each of the AEGD bases but I was wondering what I should be expecting in terms of...
  33. Tobirama

    OB/GYN vs BCFMO

    Can anyone describe the differences between the two and the pros and cons of each? I have a passion for family medicine and want to go into a family med residency, but I also have a passion for obstetrics. I feel that the Board of Certification in Family Medicine Obstetrics will allow me to...
  34. 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...
  35. AmericanHero

    All Branch Topic (ABT) VA specialty after Service

    Do military members applying to VA programs have preferential treatment compared to civilians applying? The application paper work asks if you have prior service. Is this the same type of deal as when applying to civilian jobs in the VA where there is a clear preference and job ranking for prior...
  36. T

    Try to match Urology, or go straight for OB/GYN? Advice on how to apply two specialties

    Wondering if 4th years on the interview trail or residents can give some input in regards to chances and if I should give a shot at urology. Below are some stats and info: -3rd year male osteopathic student, Step1 235, COMLEX1 520-530, 3.0 GPA, Step2 and COMLEX2 in May TBD. -3 Poster...
  37. P

    Autonomy in vascular integrated

    Could some people please weigh In concerning the level of autonomy residents get in your respective programs by year? Ideally I am interested in hearing from Vascular residents But I am also interested to hear from people in the other integrated specialties.
  38. B

    MD Confused MSIII looking for advice

    Long time lurker, first post. Confused MSIII at a mid-tier state MD-school, trying to narrow down what to pursue. I'm currently towards the beginning my 3rd year so haven't finished all my clerkships yet. I had my surgery clerkship (HP) and wasn't the biggest fan but I think it may attributed to...
  39. F

    Position Wanted PGY-2 FM/psych in FL

    Hi all, PGY 1 here currently in the south looking for a position in anywhere in Florida! I love my program, it’s seriously amazing but having some family with medical issues in Florida and it’s really difficult being away. Looking to swap into another FM or into psychiatry for 2020. Thanks for...
  40. B

    Is FM a dying field?

    Somewhat conflicted on my current interests. I really like the career flexibility, job flexibility, and diversity that comes with general fields like FM. However, I sometimes worry about its projection moving forward and I’m also unsure on the compensation having heard very great things and...