teaching

  1. P

    Tutoring for STEP1, 2 CK + CS!

    Hello future Doctors! I am offering my help in preparing students for STEP 1,2 CS+CK, and STEP 3. Also, I would be able to read over your personal statements, help with elective applications and in general anything to do with American Residency applications. My scores for STEP 1 and 2- 247 and...
  2. D

    Best medical schools for aspiring clinician-educators

    Hi! First post in this forum, albeit as a long-time stalker, so please be nice. :) I'm a current full-time teacher with a career goal of becoming a clinician-educator. As such, I am looking to apply to allopathic medical schools that have strong MD curricular programs focused on training future...
  3. N

    need suggestions for M1 summer

    Hi guys, was wondering if you can help to offer some advice for the upcoming M1 summer year. I am not sure what sort of commitment I should put into this brief 2 months period. I think our schools offer a good variety choices for summer but the degree of research is limited and a good number of...
  4. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  5. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  6. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  7. J

    Teaching before medical school?

    Hello SDN. I am a little ahead of schedule as far as my undergraduate course works goes (dual credit stuff in high school) and was considering maybe teaching (junior high or high school) for a year before medical school. Providing my GPAs, MCAT, and other admission criteria are on par with a...
  8. AbominablePain

    Teaching roles in emergency medicine

    Hello fellow SDNers, As I enter crunch time for making my EM residency rank list, I've been doing some soul searching. I realize my ultimate job or job hybrid would involve some element of teaching without a significant research component or pay cut traditionally a part of academics, though I...
  9. Alemo

    How do I gauge teaching and supervision in a residency program?

    I am an M4 who will soon be creating a rank list for psychiatry programs. I've been able to compare a lot of objective features in places, like climate, location, areas of particular strength/emphasis, and resident profiles. But one thing I haven't been able to get a sense of is "what it would...
  10. T

    Leave teaching for medicine? Would love some unbiased advice.

    This is my first time posting here, so I apologize in advance for inevitably sounding ignorant. This might turn out to be a novel-length rant, but I would greatly appreciate any unbiased input I can get from anyone who has enough time to kill reading it. I am currently teaching first grade at...
  11. P

    Gap year job choice in case I have to reapply next cycle?

    Hello! I am thinking about what kinds of jobs I want to apply for during my gap year. There is a special needs assistant teaching position that I am pretty qualified for and likely to get, but I was wondering if a more medically relevant gap year job would be a better choice in case I have to...
  12. PreMedHeart

    Listing paid TA position on work/activities?

    I taught chemistry lab as an instructional aide and would like to list it on AMCAS. I know teaching/TA is an option on this, and I'm not sure if this of as a job or a for credit thing. This was my primary form of student income and I didn't get any class credit for it...Should I list it as paid...
  13. Mass_Effect

    Pros & Cons of Community Programs vs. University Programs for Diagnostic Radiology

    Hey everyone, I'm trying to understand the advantages and disadvantages for Community vs. University programs specifically for Diagnostic Radiology. As far as I know, if you're trying to pursue academics or a fellowship, then you need to go into a university program. Are there any benefits...
  14. D

    career opportunities uae

    I have 6 years of work experience as a dental consultant / hospital in charge post finishing my bachalor in dental surgery in india. I had to a break for 3 year as we had our first daughter. Now I am completing my master in dental surgery - Pedodontic and wish to move to UAE to practice as a...
  15. R

    Paid International Internships Abroad

    Hi everyone! I'm really interested in spending my summer abroad doing an internship in any field that would be of value to someone wanting to go into the medical field. The problem is most of the programs I'm finding are not paid AND you have to pay a very large fee to even participate...
  16. N

    MD & DO 3.5 cGPA, 3.3 sGPA, 515 MCAT, CA

    How do I fare if I am/have: Asian, female, CA resident, UCLA 3.5 cumulative GPA 3.3 science GPA upwards GPA trend 515 MCAT (127-128-129-131) applying to MD and DO schools trilingual 4-yr merit scholarship 2.5 yrs hospital volunteering (patient contact) 2 yrs research + poster session +...
  17. DrNyvia

    What Is Your Advice For Preceptors?

    As I'm moving towards receiving my teaching certificate and becoming a future preceptor, I'm curious of what other people liked about their preceptors or disliked? I know that a lot of it depends on the student, but is wondering what your personal caveats were?
  18. M

    Quitting Toxic Scribe Job

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  19. R

    Paid Teaching English Abroad?

    Hi everyone! I'm really interesting in working abroad for a few months. I don't want to do medical-related work abroad simply because I feel as though I'm not qualified enough to do anything very significant. I would LOVE to do a program where you can teach English abroad for a...
  20. doc4kids93

    I want to be a DO and a biology teacher. What should I do?

    I am currently a senior in undergrad. I will be graduating August 2016 with a B.S. in Biology. I aspire to become a Pediatric Anesthesiologist. However, after taking my physiology course, I realized that I want to also one day teach Human Physiology as a teacher. How would I go about doing...
  21. S

    Do undergraduate research or UTA count towards science GPA?

    I have done undergraduate research in a biology lab for course credit, and I have also been an undergraduate teaching assistant for molecular biology for course credit. I was wondering if these credits would count towards my science GPA, so I called AMCAS this morning and asked; they did not...
  22. G

    Position Available Internal Medicine Staff Chief Resident Position 2016

    Grand Strand Medical Center excited to announce a position for a creative, humble, warm and enthusiastic Internal Medicine PGY-4 Staff Chief to join an experienced program director, associate program director, core faculty, and staff for our 2nd year of our new ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine...
  23. K

    TPR Phone Audition Tips?

    Hi there. I applied to TPR as an MCAT Biology Instructor and they want me to do a phone audition (on a specific science topic) because I don't live in the area. Does anyone have any tips for succeeding at this? I've done phone interviews before but teaching over the phone seems a little...
  24. T

    Teaching at Veterinary School

    Hello, I want to become a veterinary medicine professor and am looking to pursue a DVM. However, I was looking through the faculty of some schools and it seems that they all have PhDs. Is it necessary or at least heavily recommended to get a PhD if you want to teach? Can you teach with just a DVM?
  25. D

    Teaching after FM

    I have matched to FM and will be starting my residency this July. In the long run I want to teach medicine. What are the various options as a Family physician to teach medicine ( I have heard about physicians in rural clinics acting as adjunct professors for visiting Med students) ? Are there...
  26. P

    NEED ADVICE: Re-thinkning Optometry in the homestretch!

    So I have been working towards Optometry since I was in Jr. High. I knew I wanted to do heathcare, and then quickly did the math and realized that medical school was a ridiculous amount of time, as well as their particular lifestyle being so demanding (especially for a woman). I don't like...
  27. E

    Who teaches erosion at your dental school?

    If you are/were a dental student from an American or Canadian dental school, I need your help! I'm trying to find the professor(s) that teach(es) dental erosion in each school. Just a name (and of course the school) would be fine, but an e-mail would be even better!! You can reply here or pm...
  28. E

    Who teaches erosion at your dental school?

    If you are/were a dental student from an American or Canadian dental school, I need your help! I'm trying to find the professor(s) that teach(es) dental erosion in each school. Just a name (and of course the school) would be fine, but an e-mail would be even better!! You can reply here or pm...
  29. R

    Gap year options with a BA in psychology

    Hi, I am currently in my senior year of undergrad majoring in Psychology and French. I plan on going on to grad school for clinical psychology, but I have decided to take a gap year to maybe get more experience and to just have a break from the academic setting. I have been trying to research my...
  30. C

    PGY-1 good for academia/ hopeful future faculty

    Anyone a PGY-1 resident (or know a PGY-1 resident) whose program is great for students who would like to eventually become a faculty member at a pharmacy school? I am looking for programs that make you primary preceptor for an IPPE student, offer a teaching certificate, assign a faculty advisor...