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Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by MiamiMarmot, May 22, 2002.

  1. MiamiMarmot

    MiamiMarmot Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Jun 25, 2001
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    Hey,

    I have two questions. (1) Does UM have a White Coat ceremony. (2) Does anyone know about housing in the Brickell or Miami Beach areas? I'm looking to get a studio in one of these areas, and I was wondering if anyone knew of some nice buildings to check out.

    Peace,

    Marmot
     
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  3. gatormed

    gatormed Member 7+ Year Member

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    No white coat ceremony that I know of. It doesn't really make sense at Miami since you start doing clinical work your first year. That could have changed recently - I'm not sure.
    As to apt.
    Here's an email I got today. Sounds good.

    I wanted to let you all know about a great deal on a condo for rent out on Key Biscayne.

    It's a 2BR/2BA condo, 1100 sq. ft. on the ground floor, with walk-in
    closets, tile floors, completely renovated with all new appliances, and has
    private beach access (5 minutes walk to ocean). Other amenities include
    pool, local shops, community center and park. Price is
    $1600/mo (negotiable) and includes cable, water, trash, and parking.

    If you're interested, please reply to Luis del Valle at the email/numbers below ASAP! The condo must be rented within the week.

    Luis del Valle
    [email protected]
     
  4. gatormed

    gatormed Member 7+ Year Member

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    I'm getting lots of emails about apartments from other students. I'll send them to you in your private message box.
     
  5. scrubs41

    scrubs41 Member 7+ Year Member

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    Hi gatormed,

    I will also be starting at UM this year. Could you send me a list of the properties as well? Thanks very much.

    scrubs41
     
  6. Ibis

    Ibis Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Isn't Miami's equivalent to the "White Coat Ceremony" termed "The Royal Pinning" (or something like that?!?) held sometime in the Winter, freshman year?
     
  7. gatormed

    gatormed Member 7+ Year Member

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    Here are a couple of more housing emails.

    Looking For Four Female Medical Students
    35 SW 20th Road
    4 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms
    Cable & Water Include
    $650 - $800 per Bedroom
    Large Living Room and Dinning Room
    Full Backyard
    New Bathrooms & Kitchen
    2 Refrigerators
    If Interested Call Lavina @ 305-342-5211

    Brickell Area

    36 SW 20 Road
    Rooms to rent yearly and share with other medical student in a Big
    House.
    Available for Male medical student. 10 minutes away
    Good Parking. Safe Zone, Utility included, Furnished
    $550.00 per month

    Ask for Sandra 305-285-0953
     
  8. bond007md

    bond007md Member 7+ Year Member

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    I love miami- the city- and therefore I am applying to the school :cool: . any thoughts on the culture at the school and how about us out-of-staters- should i bother?
     
  9. lady bug

    lady bug 7+ Year Member

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by bond007md:
    <strong>I love miami- the city- and therefore I am applying to the school :cool: . any thoughts on the culture at the school and how about us out-of-staters- should i bother?</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Actually, starting from this past year, Miami has been accepting more out of state students...b/c they are trying to gain more national prominence like universities like Duke. Hinkley(the dean) said they have now reserved a certain # of seats for just out of state students...so I would say go for it! :)
     
  10. TXchick

    TXchick Member 7+ Year Member

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    I am hoping I can get some help from any UM students out there. I just got the health form with the vaccines we need, and am not sure if we are required to have the titers listed. Can anyone help?? Thanks.
     
  11. gatormed

    gatormed Member 7+ Year Member

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    I didn't have any titers buy I matriculated 3 years ago.
     
  12. Ibis

    Ibis Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I haven't completed the health form yet. Forgive me, but could you explain what titers are?
     
  13. gatormed

    gatormed Member 7+ Year Member

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    Titers are tests for antibodies. It's a way to determine if you have had immunizations and if they have been effective at producing the desired immune response.
     

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