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Discussion in 'General International Discussion' started by Anis78, Nov 16, 2002.

  1. Anis78

    Anis78 Junior Member
    10+ Year Member

    Aug 4, 2000
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    Hi guys,
    I know this is a controversial topic,but let's hear some opinions.
    Which is better for postgraduate training (Residency+Fellowships) & for practicing medicine;especially in surgery.... is it the US or UK ??
  2. USA is better.
    better organized.
    less prejudice against non-citizens ( tough to get Registrar jobs for you in the UK since you aren't British.

    USA : 5 years training and BAM, you're done! ( provided you get a categorical slot)

    Great doctors in the UK, but it takes a lot longer to get fully qualified as a general surgeon, and there is bias against you because you are not British
  3. Purifyer

    Purifyer Dr. Funk
    7+ Year Member

    Nov 29, 2001
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    What experience do you have with the UK medical system HiFi? I guess I'm wondering the same thing (as Anis). What do you mean by 'british', culturally british (lived in britain for life) or just 'citizen'? Why do you think this?

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