surgery residency

  1. 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...
  2. C

    how do surgeons learn where to cut?

    How do surgeons learn where to cut on a patient? This is a question that has been bugging me for sometime. During the gross anatomy first year is that where to know all their general knowledge where to cut? Or is there many factors after this course in medical school? One more question during...
  3. R

    St. Joseph's Phoenix surgery residency

    Does anyone have RECENT data on st. joseph's general surgery residency program in phoenix? What's the program like, what are they known for, pros/cons? Former and current students, your input is much appreciated!!!
  4. S

    Advice for long-term residency roadmap as an IMG

    Long time reader, but I rarely post so I apologize if this post is in the wrong section. I am a Canadian student that will be beginning a 4-year program at an Irish med school starting this September. I am thinking about a career in a surgical specialty. I'm not 100% sure which one but my...
  5. OdysseusMD

    An unexpected but exciting prospect: From Surgery to Pediatrics?

    Hey guys, So, I'm applying this September (2017) for the Match. For the longest time I was interested in Surgery and Surgery only (with the hope of subspecializing in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery or General Pediatric Surgery). Nevertheless, as the next Match season approaches, I'm finding myself...
  6. L

    General Surgery Program Reviews/Interview Impressions

    Now that the official interview invites thread is dying down, I thought this would be an appropriate time to solicit candid opinions about your interview experiences at different programs. I also wholeheartedly welcome any anonymous program reviews from current residents. I am aware of...
  7. sj139

    Leaving Surgery

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  8. U

    Update on University of Washington Resident Contract Negotiations

    As representatives of Residents and Fellows at the University of Washington, we wanted to provide some clarification regarding the ongoing negotiation process between Residents and the University. We have received many questions from applicants and created this informational post to let you...
  9. L

    Collaboration Competency and IPE Study for Physician Trainees -- Win a $500 VISA Gift Card

    Hello, I am a doctoral student at Northcentral University. As part of my doctoral dissertation, I am conducting a study to assess collaboration competency in physician trainees who have participated in interprofessional education compared to those who have not. You must be a physician trainee...
  10. J

    DO surgery

    Hi y'all, I was curious if anyone knows much about how DO school can lead you to being a surgeon (specifically Orthopedic or cardiac). I have a 3.5 GPA undergrad and 514 MCAT (so I guess lets start with the question of can I even get into a DO school?). I know that if you get a DO degree then it...
  11. W

    surgery residency abroad? from US medical school

    Has anyone completed medical school in the US and then gone on to do a surgery residency in a country other than the US (ex. europe)? Growing up my family moved between 3 continents and the experience of learning three+ languages understanding different cultures with a spectrum of...