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Meh, I am interested. They said they were going to announce in December.
I know, I actual am interested too, but they said they wouldn't implement anything until they allow time for all parties involved to be aware its coming, so if it does fo p/f I don't think it will go into effect for a few year at the soonest, but I could be totally wrong.
 

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I went to one of the NBME update sessions at the most recent AAMC and you hear the groans when they announced that there was nothing to report (yet). The unsubstantiated rumor floating around was that the amount of support for P/F obtained during the open comment period was larger than anticipated. If true (which is a big if), that may have sent them back to the drawing board, which would result in dragging this whole process out even further.
 
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I went to one of the NBME update sessions at the most recent AAMC and you hear the groans when they announced that there was nothing to report (yet). The unsubstantiated rumor floating around was that the amount of support for P/F obtained during the open comment period was larger than anticipated. If true (which is a big if), that may have sent them back to the drawing board, which would result in dragging this whole process out even further.
Let's hope bureaucratic inefficiency wins out for once. At least until I've matched.
 
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If it goes P/F after I've trudged my way through Zanki reviews for 2 years, I'm going to riot.
I doubt anyone currently in med school would be affected. The preliminary timeline they had for changes spanned years.
 
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I'm not so sure, it seem like ortho could actually become easier but derm will defiantly be harder
ortho programs will replace Step 1 + bench with bench + squat
 

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You really think ortho bros care about legs?

Clearly gonna be bench + 3*curl
You seriously gonna walk into the OR with chicken legs? Smh
 
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This just means that class grades. shelf exams.. rotation evals have more of a say than just the one day board exams.
class grades = students knows random PhD content.

rotation evals = student was lucky enough to get the preceptor who gives everyone honors.

shelf exams = assuming your particular school weighs shelf exams highly, sure.
 

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We know bro. We can sense the top heavy footsteps entering into the OR.
I once met an ortho attending who could tell you skipped leg day just by looking at you in the OR in full PPE. Crazy thing was she was blind.
 

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I’m a first year medical student wanting to apply ortho, but I can only bench 115 lbs. Should I spend my free time doing research or weight lifting? Which would be the most high yield?
Just do what I do. Collect data between sets.
Put these in your Excel columns:

"Number of babes mirin"
"Number of bros mirin"
"Number of nerds I intimidated"

This is extremely high yield.
 

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Just do what I do. Collect data between sets.
Put these in your Excel columns:

"Number of babes mirin"
"Number of bros mirin"
"Number of nerds I intimidated"

This is extremely high yield.
This is the ONLY yield.
 
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