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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Barin, Jun 28, 2001.

  1. Barin

    Barin Member 7+ Year Member

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    Here is a question, guys: do the medschools "offer" a drug test prior to acceptance?
     
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  3. lilycat

    lilycat Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    I've never heard of that, and I received a few acceptances this year. As for when you are actually in med school, I'm not sure if you can be subject to drug tests -- that's an interesting question.
     
  4. freshity

    freshity Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    i know that mt. sinai "offers" to do that for incoming first years. it must make them feel VERY special.
     
  5. Kraftappledigransat

    Kraftappledigransat Member 7+ Year Member

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    Does no one know the answer to this or are people afraid to say?
     
  6. Doctor Wyldstyle

    Doctor Wyldstyle Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Hope not...just came back from all over Europe and was subject to areas in Amsterdam, Holland filled with uh...*ahem*...second hand smoke. I'd be screwed.

    wyldstyle2000
     
  7. BeckyG

    BeckyG Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    First off, I'll be honest that I do not know the answer. However, I think I remember reading that when you are in your 3rd/4th years and residency they consider you part of the staff (i.e., like any other employee who works with the patient population). If that is true & my memory is correct, then you could conceivably be tested during school while on any clinical rotations. However, like I said before, I do not know for sure. Maybe someone in their clinical years or residency could answer this???
     
  8. AJM

    AJM SDN Moderator Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

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    The problem is, as clinical students, we pretty much only know for sure what the school we're at requires, but not schools in general.

    Stanford does not require drug tests for students, but I have no idea about other schools.
     
  9. Smoke This

    Smoke This Sweet cuppin' cakes! 10+ Year Member

    I thought that this would be a good forum to clarify an issue related to my username--

    I do NOT smoke marijuana. I have also never inhaled, for that matter.
     
  10. Barin

    Barin Member 7+ Year Member

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    So far we've got:

    - Mount Sinai tests the incoming class

    - Stanford doesn't
     
  11. Kraftappledigransat

    Kraftappledigransat Member 7+ Year Member

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    So far we've got:
    - Mount Sinai tests the incoming class

    - Stanford doesn't



    Let's get this baby off the ground. What other schools do or don't test?
     

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