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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Eyecon82, Apr 27, 2004.

  1. Eyecon82

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  3. Eyecon82

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    what's the point of these threads? so what if you find a sucessful DO... u make it seem like it's the impossible.
     
  5. Eyecon82

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    Next time you put words in my mouth....think a little bit!!!! Or maybe your image of reality is a little bit construed...When did I say it was impossible for a DO to be successful

    If you havn't noticed, there have been many questions regarding DO's in prestigious medical positions. This was to prove a point that DO's can accomplish anything.
     
  6. Amy B

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    Ignore tapoutt. They are clearing trolling around today and fishing for insults and waiting for a fight.

    It is always great to see posts and links to DOs in the community. Thanks for sharing. That is a sad story. I wonder if they will find her killer.
     
  7. Tap0utt

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    please tell me how this is trolling? i, myself, am going to enter a DO school, but i do not feel the need to secure my insecurities of the profession by posting links to sucessful DO's.

    the targeted point of making these post is to show that DO's are capable of doing what MD's do, but when in fact it portrays self doubt in your profession.
     
  8. Eyecon82

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    Dude...you way analyze stuff too much....I hope you don't go into psychiatry. AND where the HELL are you getting these ridiculous ideas from???? "self doub in your profession" & "need to secure my insecurities"??

    YOU'RE A MORON
     
  9. Tap0utt

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    can we please have a decent argument without name calling please?

    good lord...

    :thumbdown: :thumbdown: :thumbdown:
     
  10. Cowboy DO

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    I for one completely agree with you. These posts are worthless. Random and best. Maybe if it were in response to something, but why just post the obvious?
     
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    the post is fine. we all know its possible to be distinguished and successful subspecialists, but a lot of people are always saying its improbable. its nice to be reminded that the DO degree can't hold you back. and its random at best, not random and best. :p
     
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    I agree with Tapoutt and Cowboy. No **** that DO's can be successful - why would any of us being going into osteopathic medicine otherwise?
     
  13. Amy B

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    And that is the point!! We know that DO is the route for us, BUT what about those people who are applying this June or next June, etc.... They may not know about the successfulness of the DO profession and they will come to SDN to find out about it.
     
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    It's nice to see posts and articles which serve to bolster the idea that the osteopathic route is becoming less and less of an obstacle to success - compared to earlier times when there was more rampant discrimination.

    However, if you see no need for such posts, either ignore it, or state your opinion and move on.

    Conversely, let us not resort to name-calling when someone fails to see the utility of such posts.

    Respect each other, please.

    Thank you all!
     
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    give me a break...

    Numero Uno: don't act like you never had that "a-ha" moment about going DO after hearing about a DO that's "made it"

    Numero Dos: this is the pre-osteo forum. cut people some slack...
     
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    You may be fairly familiar with SDN, but people new to SDN are not.....you also may also be familiar with osteopathy...but there are many, many others who are not..what makes you think you're so great that no one should talk about other DO success stories....i know for a fact that there was a point in time where you wondered how far can you get with a DO degree....the point of my original post was to further reinforce the fact there are DO's in highly competitive fields such as cosmetology....
     
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    [QUOTE\]....what makes you think you're so great that no one should talk about other DO success stories....i know for a fact that there was a point in time where you wondered how far can you get with a DO degree....the point of my original post was to further reinforce the fact there are DO's in highly competitive fields such as cosmetology....[/QUOTE]


    No kidding. My friend's girlfriend has spent a full 9 months in training and is still not a fully certified cosmetologist....and she had to wait 3 months to get into the program! :laugh:
     
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    Crap you got me, and I'm usually so anal at double checking my posts.

    I apologize ahead of time for this post. I?m going to get flack for this I?m sure, I guess I just feel like playing devils advocate today...

    I'll agree these kind of things have their place, but not in a new thread. I think, and i don?t think im alone, that this shows a lack of confidence. It gives that ?Hey im so shocked that I actually found a DO doing ______, I can?t believe it, my life isn?t a waste!!? feel that makes me want to puke. If it were like a DO in space or something, that?s cool. Now a DO general surgeon who did a fellowship in cosmetic surgery. I mean he?s not even a plastic surgeon. there literally has got to be hundreds of DO?s just like this.

    I'll give up some ground here and admit that yes this is the pre-osteo forum and maybe it is news to some people about what a DO is, does, and how far they can go. However one anecdotal post isn?t going to give anyone much faith, who?s to say they arnt thinking maybe this one guy got lucky.

    Those "a-ha" moments i usually get are when I look at hospitals and i see a history of many DO's that get into the fields & residencies that I want to go to. Although I'll admit that there has to be one DO that starts it all, I just don?t get that warm fuzzy feeling until i see several of them, not just one.

    Which brings me to my point numero dos: I get that warm fuzzy feeling all the time. If you want I'll find as many DO's in competitive fields as I can and give each one a brand spankin? new thread for themselves...I bet I can take up at least 10 pages doing that, you call that productive use of web board space?

    Bring on the Karma...
     
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    ok..after a nice explanation....i can see how others may view the original post....but ok...Good...you know that DO's can go into any specialty.....but you're already in medical school...and almost done with your first year

    also....don't be ignorant of the fact that there are many pre-meds that don't know that DO's can go into competitive specialties such as cosmetic surgery...this is the pre-osteo foruma after all....people come here to learn more about the osteopathic profession....and if you wish...start multiple threadx on prominent DO physicians....I'm actually very interested
     
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    Yeah I know, and i apologize for that.
     
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    What is the relationship in training between cosmetic and plastic surgery? I didnt know there were specifically cosmetic surgeons, is that a fellowship in plastics?

    PS. Id be more proud of the pediatric neurosurgeon that Cowboy DO linked rather than a boob job doc. Pediatric neurosurgery is hardcore.
     
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    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :smuggrin:
     

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