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Discussion in 'Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]' started by sapna, Apr 3, 2004.

  1. sapna

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    you do know that CSPM merged with Samuel Merritt and now is located in Oakland, right?
     
  4. sapna

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    Just a thought and my $0.02 - but no matter where you go, what you get out of your education is what you put into it. Go where you felt comfortable and liked the atmosphere and surroundings, being somewhere you want to be will make it much easier.

    From what I have heard from pods, all the schools are good but the 2 that were praised the most were Scholl College at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and Temple Univ. I think it great that these schools have merged and integrated with Medical schools... and the other 2, DMU is also great and Midwestern's School in AZ is another great contender with the medical schools as well. Integration with exposure to other health professionals and integration with classes with medical students adds immensely to the education!
     
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    I just wanted to touch on something that box29 mentioned. I am a 2nd year at Temple Medical School and there is no integration with the med school and the pod school. The schools are in two totally different parts of the city (North Philly vs Chinatown) and pod students do not take classes with us. I don't know if that is the case at Scholl, but it is not true for Temple.
     
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    Hi all,

    I thought I heard that about Temple...as for Scholl, yes some classes are integrated with the medical students. In addition, some of the pathology assistant students sit in on a class and I think the physician assistants will sit in on pharm classes. It's pretty diverse and interaction between disciplines is great.
     
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    that is a shame..it would be good to get us all intergrated at the get-go
    regardless of what degree we are all going for, we will all need to work together at some point and the sooner we can get past all meet and greet courtship stuff that comes when two different medical fields meet... the better...
    at the very least you guys should get both schools together and get some cheesesteaks at PAT's and talk about coronary occlusions ;)

    incidentally, i have heard that they are kicking around a similiar concept over at temple, there is apparently some rumblings of a md/dpm degree, have u heard about it?

    -j
     
  9. dpmdoc

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    We took all of our first year classes with the DO class of about 200 students.
    The only exceptions were the intro to pod or do classes and our biomechanics and their OMM.
    Sorry I really don't know anything about the current state of the california college. :)
     
  10. thelost1

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    The college no longer exists.




    It is now a schoool taught by nurses.


    +pity+
     
  11. jconway

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    it definatly still exists...but i think they merged or moved campuses or something
     
  12. mflatc@yahoo.co

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    I am suprised by the lack of interest here on the "dual degree" program. This will pretty much wipe out "Podiatry" as a profession. We are going back to the Chiropodist days for all those who don't have it. Does anyone here understand this?
     
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    it will not wipe out podiatry
    your talking about an extra 3-4 yrs of school
    and right now there is only one program that has it up and running
    i think itll be closer to the dds/md than to the chiropodist days
    plus there will be a question of residency training, that is what will your license guarantee u, how many residencies will you need to perform to be "competent",(for example, 2-3 yrs pod plus an md/do residency)
    I am reasonably sure that just obtaining an MD/DO does not allow you to practice in any additional compacity unless you complete a residency
    so if your just obtaing an acedemic degree after 7-8 yrs postgrad, what are we really talking about?
    if however you do both residencies, then you deserve all of the business the extra degree will get you, but again i cant see this wiping out podiatry at all (how many people will really be willing to pursue that much additional schooling?).
    Whether it will be a detriment or a benefit to the profession, however, does remain to be seen...although i dont think it will change much either way, except in select, individual situations
    -j
     
  14. thelost1

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    Where are they? are they still podiatrists?

    Do they still exist?
     
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    i dont know where it is
    but they still have a podiatry school in cali
    -j
     
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    There is still a podiatry school in california in the bay area. It is associated with Samuel Merit College. That is really all I know.
     
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    It is a school no longer a college.

    Az is the school that will overtake Ca.
     

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