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Is it possible to get double boarded in medicine and psych by doing a psych residency. For instance, what if I did electives in medicine - I dont want to leave my program, but I've been seriously considering doing a med/psych path but we don't have one here - any options on this?
 

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One of my classmates double-boarded in psychiatry after finishing medicine. She got credit for the medicine months of internship, and that was it, so I wouldn't hold out much hope for leniency on the requirements from either of the boards.

More importantly - what gives, Poety? Disatisfied with your first month of psychiatry (or maybe excited by your first month of medicine)?
 
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Doc Samson said:
One of my classmates double-boarded in psychiatry after finishing medicine. She got credit for the medicine months of internship, and that was it, so I wouldn't hold out much hope for leniency on the requirements from either of the boards.

More importantly - what gives, Poety? Disatisfied with your first month of psychiatry (or maybe excited by your first month of medicine)?


you hit hte head, thast exactly what it is - but I think after talkign with people, Id be doing mroe of one or the other, and I prefer psych in that sense. Im actually getting into this psychodynamic crap too - can you believe it? Me of all people :laugh:
 

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Poety said:
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you hit hte head, thast exactly what it is - but I think after talkign with people, Id be doing mroe of one or the other, and I prefer psych in that sense. Im actually getting into this psychodynamic crap too - can you believe it? Me of all people :laugh:
Told you it pulls you in. Norto will be telling us the same thing pretty soon. ;)
 
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Told you it pulls you in. Norto will be telling us the same thing pretty soon. ;)

They got me with the whole temperment vs. character etc etc - found that fascinating.
 
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Demosthenes said:
Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated. :eek:

Damn if that ain't the truth :laugh: