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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Jim Henderson, Aug 23, 1999.

  1. Jim Henderson

    Jim Henderson 10+ Year Member

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    I have already been in the medical field for 4 years now...
    I went to xray school right out of high school and then I went
    on to school and specialize in ultrasound. I have come to
    realize that I want more, and real love to become a pediatrician
    but I am not sure where to get started? Can anybody give me an
    idea how to get started, what I need and where to get it??
    Thank you
    Bre'
    [email protected]
     
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  3. drhenderson

    drhenderson Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    First, read the premed section of Medicalstudent.net and alsow
    browse the medical school section. This will give you an idea of
    what you are going into.
    You've got to start from the beginning, taking the basic
    prerequisite math and science courses. Get hooked up with a
    premed advisor at your college and never be afraid to post
    questions on this board!


    Good luck!


    Jim Henderson, MD of medicalstudent.net

     
  4. Grapesongrapes

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    Apply to med school I suppose
     
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  5. WedgeDawg

    WedgeDawg i have a bad feeling about this Moderator 5+ Year Member

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    You just replied to literally one of the oldest threads on this site. The poster's signature indicates that they already have their MD...

    Edit: Also, why do the first two posters appear to be the same person...?
     
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  6. Grapesongrapes

    Grapesongrapes

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    Well I thought he deserved an answer after 16 years of waiting...
     
  7. NotASerialKiller

    NotASerialKiller 2+ Year Member

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    What's even going on here? Why does the signature of the OP indicate that he is the same person who responded? I guess they were still getting the internet worked out in '99.
     
  8. Grapesongrapes

    Grapesongrapes

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    That's why I was confused and didn't think he had an md.
     
  9. Grapesongrapes

    Grapesongrapes

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    Well Mr. Henderson, hopefully you found your way into the medical field :)
     
  10. avgn

    avgn Lv 30, HP 85 2+ Year Member

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    So I know the answer to this because I once read the oldest threads on the site for fun while procrastinating writing my AMCAS.
    Basically Jim Henderson supposedly moved posts from a different site onto what is now SDN, so he copied and pasted those older posts onto the new site. Then he used his regular account to reply to the post that he manually moved over. Must've been hard work because he moved like pages of threads it seems..
     
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  11. Glazedonutlove

    Glazedonutlove 2+ Year Member

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    at last, the case of duplicate Hendersons has been solved
     
  12. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula Cougariffic! Staff Member Administrator Physician Faculty Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 15+ Year Member

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    Yes that's what Dr Henderson did; no way to merge posts from medicalstudent.net and The Doctors Lounge electronically in those days.
     
  13. avgn

    avgn Lv 30, HP 85 2+ Year Member

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    Is he still around? I thought @Lee founded the website (guessing from your signature)?
     
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  14. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula Cougariffic! Staff Member Administrator Physician Faculty Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 15+ Year Member

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    I believe Dr. Henderson is practicing in Tennessee. You can read about the history of SDN and all the people and products/sites that resulted in what you see today here:http://www.studentdoctor.net/about-us/

    Scroll down to the History of SDN.
     
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  15. Wiesal

    Wiesal 2+ Year Member

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    Trust us, not your pre-med advisor.
     
  16. avgn

    avgn Lv 30, HP 85 2+ Year Member

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    lol give the guy a break, this was from 1999! :p
     
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  17. Wiesal

    Wiesal 2+ Year Member

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    Oh my god :laugh: He seems to be pretty successful at least!
     
  18. avgn

    avgn Lv 30, HP 85 2+ Year Member

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    He was one of the founders of the site (see above); already a resident by 1999
     
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