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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Celestron2000, Mar 22, 2004.

  1. Celestron2000

    Celestron2000 Senior Member
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    FYI:
    Almost 93 percent of graduating U.S. medical
    > students were successfully
    > matched to an open position in a participating
    > residency program.

    Matched U.S.
    > medical school
    > seniors enjoyed a very high success rate: 85.4
    > percent were paired with
    > one of their top three program choices.

    See official AAMC link below:Match news

    :clap:
     
  2. indianboy

    indianboy Call me, Baby.
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    FYI:

    >There are more residency spots than medical students.

    >It's like congratulating someone for achieving their birthday.

    Hope that Helps

    P 'Lowered Expectations (TM)' ShankOut
     
  3. exmike

    exmike NOR * CAL
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    yeah, if you're trying to do IM or FP. Tell that to people trying to match Plastics, Derm or Rad/Onc
     
  4. Fermata

    Fermata Hold me.
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    Not everyone can be a dermatologist. Not everyone wants to be one either.
     
  5. exmike

    exmike NOR * CAL
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    fortunately
     
  6. Spitting Camel

    Spitting Camel Anteater for Life!
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    derm sounds boring... :oops: <--- That's a yawn.
     
  7. Fermata

    Fermata Hold me.
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    Come on. You know skin is sooooooooooooooooo cool. :D
     
  8. mimi1

    mimi1 Senior Member
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    "Saving the world one zit at a time"

    hehe...:)
     
  9. CalBeE

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    Well my dad's a family practitioner specializing in Derm (He's under the UK system so it's different). I think he finds it interesting, but he personally is more interested in neurology type of stuff more.
     
  10. JohnHolmes

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    LOL

    CCW
     
  11. uclacrewdude

    uclacrewdude the uclacrewdude abides
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    unless youre applying to where people are (cali) ... then it might be more like achieving your birthday during the Conquest ... and youre native american ... and you just got a brand new blanket from those nice white guys ...
     
  12. Bones2008

    Bones2008 waiting for retirement
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    notice he didn't say "achieving your birthday at your first choice of venue"
     

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