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Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by surge, Aug 18, 2002.

  1. surge

    surge Medicinski Znanstvenik 10+ Year Member

    Aug 1, 2002
    Here's an intentionally open-ended question for MD students: how do you find/like/interact with any MD/PhD students in your class?
    Are there any obvious differences, are they a part of the crowd?
    Obviously, I know it depends on individuals, but I'm just interested in some thoughts and experiences out of curiosity.

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  3. mikegoal

    mikegoal rebmeM 10+ Year Member

    Jul 31, 2001
    in the first year at least most people probaly dont know who the mdphd students are unless they are friends with them
  4. Vader

    Vader Dark Lord of the Sith Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Jun 4, 2001
    Well, as an MD/PhD student, I've found that people in my class took a while to find out. At my school, we are completely part of the class during the first two years. Eventually people do find out one way or another though. Not that it matters because I don't feel like I'm treated differently because of it. It will be weird, however, when we break off into the PhD while the others go on to their clinical rotations.
  5. vyc

    vyc Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jan 20, 2002
    it depends on the school.
    i know at mine, for example, the MD/PhD students do anatomy the summer before we even arrive.

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