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Is it tacky?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by radxbandit, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. radxbandit

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    I am going to deliver some letters to some doctors around town to discuss the possibility of shadowing them. There aren't a ton of different practices near me, but there are a few that have a bunch of physicians involved. Would it be tacky to deliver the same letter to each physician (or at least most of them) in the practice?
     
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    Probably not. Of course I'd be embarrassed if they all got together and talked about it or something.
     
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    Why don't you just call their offices?
     
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    I'd say it is tacky. An e-mail or phone call would be much better.
     
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    The letter may just be thrown out by the secretary. One never knows how creative some offices can get with a free sheet of paper.
     
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  6. radxbandit

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    thanks for the feedback
     
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    agreed, email is better than a letter. letter might be weird.
     
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    I'm going to go ahead and predict a match into radiology or pathology for this OP. And I suggest that when said specialty is attained, professional communication be done through person, telephone, or email rather than hand written letters.
     
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  9. radxbandit

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    yikes that's entirely opposite of what i'd like to do. i just wasn't sure how to pursue this, i guess what i should have asked is what is the best way to contact the physician? anyways, I'm seeing the trend in the responses.
     
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    Huh?
     
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    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUgGwJl-kzM[/YOUTUBE]


    But seriously... just call or e-mail.. don't be awkward
     
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    OMG, I laughed so hard, I choked. Did you say SCOMBERDAE??? I'd love to punch that kid in the face.

    Thanks for that, man. :thumbup:
     
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    That makes two of us.
     
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    :laugh:
     
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    I feel bad for that kid.
     
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    I called doctor's offices and that seemed to work just fine.
     
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    I refer you to The Merry Wives of Windsor, 2.1.61-70.

    Sending the exact same letter to several people does not often work out well. Email a couple of them.
     
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    Seriously. He has no social skills. What is his mum and dad teaching him? :eek:
     
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    haha, good call. that video up there is hilarious
     
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    I don't want to make fun of the kid if he is mentally challenged.

    But if he isn't, then his parents seriously need to get him to socialize.
     
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    HAHAHAHA that is the most akward exchange I have ever witnessed in my entire life.It was actually painful....

    :laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    That kid likely has a form of autism, but even if he does, he should be interacting with other autistic kids on a regular basis. I'm angry at his parents for isolating him.

    There's no license to breed....
     

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