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because you are an intern for 18 months instead of 12 since you are doing 2 internships
less elective time, and more inpatient blocks (read: more q3 call).
I am unaware of any combined fellowships for both adult AND peds
Originally posted by athena21
Looking at the job market, Med-Peds will put you in a MUCH stronger position. You're more specialized than a family practioner and your employer does not need to hire a separate internist. you are much more marketable and will probably make more if you do the extra year and complete a med-peds residency.
Originally posted by RuralMedicine
During my last call I was consulted by an ortho resident about his patient who had been having episodes of v-tach all night. I suggested he might want to correct the patient's hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, and hypocalcemia .
Originally posted by emedpa
we have a med-peds doc here but only because we couldn't find an fp willing to take the job( er fast track).