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  1. reree17

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    Basically two quizzes about the 'right' specialties for you. Post your top 5 for one or both, and if they are specialties you are at the moment interested in or not.

    Click here for the first quiz.

    Second Quiz, this is more accurate personally
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    My results for Quiz 1:
    Rank Specialty Score
    1 nephrology 43
    2 allergy & immunology 42
    3 physical med & rehabilitation 42
    4 neurology 41
    5 aerospace med 41

    WTF? :uhno:

    Quiz 2:
    1. Dermatology (meh)
    2. Ophthalmology :nod:
    3. Otolaryngology :nod:
    4. Plastic Surgery :cool:
    5. Gastroenterology :sleep:

    2nd quiz was more accurate for me. How about your results?

    Please note this is just for fun.
     
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  4. reree17

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    I'm going to med school in 3 years.
     
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    H.SDN members are fun.
     
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    So are med students and other pre-meds who post the same thing. :rolleyes:

    I only took the second one and got these:

    Neurosurgery (96.1)
    Pediatric Surgery (97.99)
    Emergency Medicine (111.01)
    Thoracic Surgery (112.15)
    Vascular Surgery (117.75)

    Apparently, lower numbers reflect a "closer alignment" with a particular specialty.

    EDIT: Just finished the first quiz

    Pathology 50
    Physical med & rehabilitation 47
    Thoracic surgery 46
    Neurology 46
    Nephrology 46

    I still agree with the second quiz a little more. I don't think I would ever enjoy pathology. :confused:
     
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    For me,


    Dermatology 41.68 :cool: :D :)

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 50.64
    Radiation Oncology 54.54
    Allergy and Immunology 56.88
    Ophthalmology 58.9
    Psychiatry 68.86
    Neurology 74.34
    Otolaryngology 74.83

    Dermatology is my NUMBER 1 program I am gunning for :). But I first have to get into medical school :)

    Honestly, this quiz was pretty accurate but I can tell a lot of my results are ROAD specialities results o_O
     
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    plastic surgery WTF?! no! hahaha, that's a joke.
     
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    I had really low numbers compared to these...

    EM 17.04
    Pediatric Surgery 21.71
    Pulmonary/Critical Care 25.9
    Plastic Surgery 27
    Orthopaedic Surgery 27.09

    Haha fat chances...

    Edit: the only thing I had repeated in both top 5s was ortho... I wonder what that says about me
     
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    Top one was Otolaryngology (ENT), which is all that matters because that is what my heart is set on :love:
     
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    2nd test

    Radiation Oncology 25.94
    Gastroenterology 33.48 <--- no
    Dermatology 35.49 <-- lol
    Ophthalmology 35.56 <-- no
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36.31 <-- what is this
     
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    Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine 26.81 <--Not a bad option I could see myself here
    Radiation Oncology 27.79 <-- Not a bad option, I could see myself here.
    Otolaryngology 27.81 <-- My top choice :D
    Colon and Rectal Surgery 29.59 <--Fat Chance
    Gastroenterology 30.14 <--Fat Chance
     
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    1. Neurology 48 :)
     
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    1st quiz
    1 gastroenterology 48 (I'm actually really interested in this!)
    2 dermatology 47 (and this..)
    3 allergy & immunology 45 (Have no experience, so idk, but it sounds fun)
    4 general internal med 44 (also interested)
    5 endocrinology 44 (Yep.)

    2nd quiz:
    1 Dermatology (Interested)
    2 Otolaryngology (Kind of? Just b/c I used to sing..)
    3 Ophthalmology (Eh... not really)
    4 Radiation Oncology ([​IMG])
    5 Sports Medicine ([​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Not at all interested..)

    First one was way more dead on for me than the second one..
     
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    Psychiatry (adult)
    Pathology
    Genetics
    Preventive Medicine
    Psychiatry (child)

    That's really accurate!
     
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    It seemed like the first quiz was repeating the same questions..

    First:

    Radiology- I have strong interests in radiology, but I do want some patient interaction so IR is a consideration.
    Pathology- Little interests in pathology.
    Neurology- Ehhh.
    Neurosurgery- Love neurosurgery but I don't know if I could handle the hours.
    Infectious Disease- Something I'd consider.

    Second:

    Radiology- See above.
    Pediatric Surgery- Interested.
    Cardiology- Interested.
    Radiation Oncology- Highly interested.
    Dermatology- No interest whatsoever.
     
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    2nd quiz:
    Pathology- 24
    Preventive Medicine- 31.75
    Radiology - Diagnostic- 32.8
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation- 33.01
    Radiation Oncology- 37.06
    Allergy and Immunology- 43.04
    Neurology- 43.58

    These specialties have all been in my mind this past year w/the exception of preventative medicine. I'll have to research it!
     
  19. Drrrrrr. Celty

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    2nd quiz:
    Rad Oncology - :thumbdown:
    Dermatology - :thumbup:
    PM&R - :thumbup:
    Ophthalmology - :thumbup:
    ENT - :thumbdown:
    Neurology - :thumbup:
     
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    There seems to be little overlap between these tests.
     
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    test one:
    1 neurology 42 - could definitely see that
    2 cardiology 41 - this one too
    3 nuclear med 40
    4 pulmonology 40
    5 urology 40 - ?? why?!

    test two is less accurate for me, but here it is:
    Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine
    Radiation Oncology
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Hematology
    Gastroenterology
     
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    Both told me pretty distinctly that I should be ENT - I hadn't even really considered that. I also got thoracic surgery (badass) and neurosurgery (also badass) in both, but to a lesser degree than ENT.
     
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    plastics :thumbup:
    sports medicine
    neurosurgery

    lulz
     
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    Proctology :scared:
    dermatology :thumbdown:
    EM :xf:
    ENT :cool:
    IM :)
     
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    results from second quiz.

    Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine
    Infectious Diseases
    Medical Oncology
    Cardiology
    Medical Genetics
    Gastroenterology
    Neurology
    Vascular Surgery
    Neurological Surgery

    i like :D
     
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    Quiz 2...

    Top 5:
    Nephrology 29.28
    Cardiology 31.74
    Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine 34.69
    Orthopaedic Surgery 35.98
    Urology 36.59

    Things I think I'm more interested in (I've never shadowed the above...)
    #6 Pediatric Surgery 37.67
    #13 Pediatrics 40.85
    #17 Infectious Disease 45.48
    #31 Allergy/Immunology 64.9

    Last place two: radiology-diagnostic and pathology... haha
     
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    Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Cardiology, and Thoracic Surgery. Yeah sounds about right.
     
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    2nd quiz

    Pathology 19.37
    Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine 23.44
    Vascular and Interventional Radiology 24.75
    Gastroenterology 26.56
    Otolaryngology 27.42

    no, no, no, no, and no!!!!!!!!!!:mad:

    1st quiz

    Radiology 43 (meh..)
    OB/GYN 43 (WHAT?)
    Infectious disease 43 (LOL this is what my research is in.)
    Dermatology 43 (NICE!!)
    allergy & immunology 43 (meh.)

    Definitely like the 1st quiz better.
     
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    I agree that the 2nd test is more accurate. I've taken the first one before and it always ranks number 1 as my least favorite.

    1. Radiation Oncology :shrug: meh
    2. Medical Oncology :thumbup:
    3. Pulmonary/Critical Care :soexcited:
    4. Internal Medicine :soexcited:
    5. Family Practice :thumbup:
     
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    Geriatric Medicine 19.64 ._________.
    Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 20.41 :confused:
    Child Neurology 21.37 :D
    Internal Medicine 21.64 ._.
    Neurology 22.99 :)
    Pediatrics 23.33 :D
    Allergy and Immunology 23.58 :thumbup:
    Rheumatology 23.71 :/
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 24.23 :lame:
    Medical Oncology 24.6 D:
    Psychiatry 24.81 :love:
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 25.56 :love::love::love:
    Family Practice 26.69

    Pretty accurate on the whole.. but what up with all the low numbers compared to the rest of you? ._.
     
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    2nd quiz

    Preventive Medicine 81.38
    Pathology 84.13
    Emergency Medicine 84.42
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 87.55
    Radiation Oncology 88.76
     
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    1st Quiz
    1 emergency med 42 - Sweet
    2 dermatology 40 - Sure
    3 general internal med 40 - Ehh
    4 radiology 40 - Meh
    5 preventive med 40 - Need to learn more about it

    2nd

    Neurology 35.06
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35.14
    Radiation Oncology 36.45
    Hematology 37.74
    Medical Oncology 38.79
     
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    Why am I the only one who got proctology :mad:
     
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    Quiz #2:
    Emergency Medicine -- Hellz yea :cool:
    Anesthesiology -- Top choice
    Gastroenterology -- No No No
    Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine -- Nope
    Radiation Oncology -- Interested
    Nephrology -- Don't think so
     
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    QUIZ #1:
    thoracic surgery :love:
    pathology :cool:
    plastic surgery :thumbdown:
    general surgery :)
    occupational med :sleep:

    QUIZ #2:
    thoracic surgery :biglove:
    anesthesiology :thumbup:
    neonatal-perinatal medicine :D
    vascular surgery :woot:
    neurological surgery :nod:

    Quiz 2 was definitely more accurate. I love that both of those put thoracic surgery as my number one because that's what I'm aiming for!

    Sorry for the overuse of the smiley faces...
     
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    I think it's trying to tell you that you'd make a great ass-doc. :thumbup:
     
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    Be careful not to fall behind in med school. It'll be a real pain in the arse.:D
     
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    Woot, Woot!
     
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    Are you really?
     
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    Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine - maybe
    Urology - probably not
    Pediatric Surgery - kinda cool!
    Otolaryngology - number one interest at the moment!
    General Surgery - pretty interested
    Vascular Surgery - probably my second choice!

    Seeing a lot of pre-meds interested in ENT. Kinda cool since I dont think ive actually ever ran into another pre-med who had the same interest as me.
     
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    1st quiz was too long so I didn't bother doing it....

    2nd quiz:

    Dermatology - better start studying for Step 1 asap! :laugh:
    Psychiatry - yeaa buddy
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - have definitely considered this
    Allergy and Immunology - :annoyed: no thanks...
    Ophthalmology - borring.....:sleep:
    Pediatrics - :D ideal choice but there are some major cons to the profession that are making me reconsider
    Family Practice - no...no...no :bang:
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - could definitely see myself doing this
    Radiation Oncology - not sure how I could deal with cancer patients everyday but it is a very interesting field
    Rheumotology - ok field but I'm not that interested in it.

    I'd say that the 2nd quiz was pretty accurate.
     
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    Yeah, why is that such a surprise to you? I start September 2014, which I believe is in three years time.
     
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    I took the first one:

    1. nuclear med 42
    2. med oncology 42
    3. hematology 39
    4 nephrology 39
    5 psychiatry 39

    :eek:
     
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    first quiz:

    1 radiology (came in last on the second quiz)
    2 urology
    3 nephrology
    4 allergy & immunology
    5 dermatology

    second quiz:

    1 allergy and immunology
    2 radiation oncology
    3 medical oncology
    4 optamology
    5 neurology

    Guess I know what I need to start looking into..
     
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    Woot! Same as me :D
     
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    Just curious, why do you find dermatology appealing? The money w/ lifestyle? Honest question.
     
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    Yeah I just took first quiz...

    Radiology - No....
    Dermatology - Don't know how this keeps coming up as a top choice. :shrug:
    Pediatrics - :thumbup:
    Nuclear Medicine - :wtf:
    Emergency Medicine - Can't imagine all that stress every day. :scared:

    I don't think the first quiz is accurate at all.
     
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    First quiz:

    Rank Specialty Score
    1 general surgery 47
    2 hematology 47
    3 gastroenterology 46
    4 radiation oncology 46
    5 occupational med 46
    6 radiology 45
    7 thoracic surgery 44
    8 physical med & rehabilitation 44
    9 pathology 44
    10 orthopaedic surgery 43

    right on the money :)

    Quiz 2:

    Gastroenterology
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Radiation Oncology
    Cardiology
    Urology
    Otolaryngology
    Sports Medicine
    Neurological Surgery
    Ophthalmology
    Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine
    Colon and Rectal Surgery
    General Surgery ( ????)

    less on the money :p
     
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    Quiz 2:

    Cardiology
    Pediatrics
    Medical Oncology

    This could not have been more accurate! I'm very interested in pediatrics and/or pediatric oncology. Additionally, I loved my experiences shadowing cardiologists and had that high on my list as well.

    Try Quiz 2!
     

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