Fellowship prospects for IMGs?
I am a foreigner thinking of practising in Canada as my family wants to move there. I know it is really hard for IMGs to get residency spots and some specialties are simply off limits. However, does it get easier after you get a residency and want to do a fellowship in the future or do you still have to deal with discrimination and lower chances? For example, if I manage to get a spot in an internal medicine residency in Ontario and later want to do a fellowship in Cardiology a few years... Fellowship prospects for IMGs? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: koalabear7 Tags: Internship, Residency and Fellowship Positions Source Type: forums

Fellowship prospects as an IMG
I am a foreigner thinking of practising in Canada as my family wants to move there. I know it is really hard for IMGs to get residency spots and some specialties are simply off limits. However, does it get easier after you get a residency and want to do a fellowship in the future or do you still have to deal with discrimination and lower chances? For example, if I manage to get a spot in an internal medicine residency in Ontario and later want to do a fellowship n Cardiology a few years... Fellowship prospects as an IMG (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: koalabear7 Tags: Canada Source Type: forums

DDS from Canada or US ?
hey! I'm an Indian dental student. I'm planning to go for a DDS program. Can you please help me decide which country should I go to? I have heard that dental market in US is oversaturated , and is basically a gamble for foreign trained dentists. Please, can you guys give me some insights on the same? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ava palindrome Tags: International Dental Source Type: forums

Becoming a doctor... in Canada?
Thread Starter Becoming a doctor... in Canada? Follow 5 hours ago 5h ago Quote: Originally Posted by Democracy I think being accepted for medical training in Canada is considerably more difficult compared with moving there once you have a UK CCT (i.e. you are a cons...
Source: The Student Room - July 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: dxnixl Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

American AEGD & Canadian GPR Programs (2021)
Hello Everyone, I am currently an Australian dental student looking to pursue an American AEGD or Canadian GPR program in 2021, any information on program exposure (beyond what is available online) would be greatly appreciated. To clarify, I am not looking for licensure within the United States, mainly seeking more clinical experience & evidence-based didactic knowledge in lieu of this Covid-19 situation. Thank you and stay safe! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ApplicationTrismus Tags: International Dental Source Type: forums

Pharmacist or Pharmacologist- Higher Study & Career prospects for a Chemist having pharmaceutical experience.
Dear good people, I am writing to ask for assistance in choosing a suitable field for my future career and higher study. I have over 3 years of experience working in an R&D Analytical Department at a pharmaceutical company and I am pretty much familiar with HPLC, GC, Dissolution, Stability, method Development & Validation and with various analytical tests. Prior to this, I completed M.Sc. in Chemistry. However, I am going to immigrate to Canada from a south Asian country. I intend to enroll... Pharmacist or Pharmacologist- Higher Study & Career prospects for a Chemist having pharmaceutical experience. (Source...
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Novanym Tags: Pre-Pharmacy Source Type: forums

Pharmacist or Pharmacologist- Higher Study & Career prospects for a Chemist having previous pharmaceutical experience
Dear good people, I am writing to ask for assistance in choosing a suitable field for my future career and higher study. I have over 3 years of experience working in an R&D Analytical Department at a pharmaceutical company and I am pretty much familiar with HPLC, GC, Dissolution, Stability, method Development & Validation and with various analytical tests. Prior to this, I completed M.Sc. in Chemistry. However, I am going to immigrate to Canada from a south Asian country. I intend to enroll... Pharmacist or Pharmacologist- Higher Study & Career prospects for a Chemist having previous pharmaceutical experience...
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Novanym Tags: Pharmacy Source Type: forums

As a Canadian applicant, how many schools should I apply to with zero shadowing
Hello, I am a Canadian applicant and I didn't realize how much emphasis the US placed on shadowing which is why I never did it previously and everything has been shut down for the past months due to COVID which is making it impossible to shadow (even though its already hard to do so in Canada anyways). I was planning to apply to like 4-5 schools because I have 3.8cGPA, 516 mcat, 3.7 science gpa, 300 hours of work in a clinical research lab and lots of other EC's. Do you think I should apply... As a Canadian applicant, how many schools should I apply to with zero shadowing (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Open_Main Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Current international medical students
Thread Starter Current international medical students Follow 10 minutes ago 10m ago now that i am heading into year 3, i am having thoughts about the future. my dad lives in the us and he would like me to join me there while there's also another option for different countries due to where my families are...
Source: The Student Room - June 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: int.medst Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

School list help
Hi all, I am a Canadian at a top 20 US college. My MCAT got rescheduled so many times so unfortunately i don't have an exact answer as to what my official score is (will be released on the 7th but i am hoping to start prewriting secondaries with a rather rough school list). Here is some information: Major: Biology + physics cGPA and sGPA as calculated by AMCAS cGPA: 3.95 sGPA: 3.94 Upward trend, most A-s in first semester MCAT score(s) and breakdown... School list help (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: tzha224 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Did the internship situation get better than in the past for the international graduates of Australian med school?
I asked one of the agency coordinators if the internship situation in Australia became better than in the past for international/Canadian graduates of Australian med school. I was told that any Canadian grad of Australian med school who has wanted an internship in Australia has gotten one, even though it may not be offered in favourable location like downtown Sydney. I’m aware that she can’t speak without bias since she works for the agency but her response seemed very different from what... Did the internship situation get better than in the past for the international graduates of Australian med school? (So...
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: bluegreen0627 Tags: Australasia and Oceania Source Type: forums

Canadian/International Expanding MD School List! Need advice!
I'm a Canadian/international student studying in one of the Ivy school and applying to medical school this year. I'm trying to seek advice from past Canadian/international applicants to see what schools had given you guys interview. General advice about whether the school list is realistic or not is also appreciated. I just want to make sure the schools I apply to consider Canadians/international and not blanking listing it on their website (heard that some schools just want the secondary... Canadian/International Expanding MD School List! Need advice! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: BioIsHard Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Residency (ITER) evaluations and applying to a second residency
HI everyone I am a dual citizen with Canada and the USA interested in applying to a competitive US residency (ophthalmology) after finishing family medicine in Canada. I am in the process of completing my step examinations. I am very curious about the role of residency evaluations (if any) when applying to a second residency. I had a few "ocassional supervision" check boxes in residency in certain off service rotations. They aren't a big deal in my programs and the attendings usually... Residency (ITER) evaluations and applying to a second residency (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: onelastpuff23 Tags: ERAS, SOAP, and NRMP Match Source Type: forums

any practicing dentist ever opted to go back to medical school to get their MD
title. i am a foreign trained dentist who will be immigrating to USA/Canada very soon. i dont enjoy dentistry and working in a hospital has made me realize i have a passion for medicine that cannot be fulfilled by being a dentist. i would like to attempt to get into a medical school and get an MD once i immigrate. i wanted to know if this has ever been attempted? or if you know anyone who has done it? any insight is highly appreciated (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ladzm101 Tags: Nontraditional Students Source Type: forums

Jurisprudence Exam
Hi everyone! I'm planning on practicing in Ontario, Canada. But there is no information on their website on what the jurisprudence exam will be like. I know it's open book and that's it. Does anyone know what I should expect? Is it all multiple choice questions? How much time do I get to write the test? Will there be some essay type questions? If you already have experience taking a jurisprudence exam in a different province or state, I would like to know your intake on how the exam was... Jurisprudence Exam (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: eye.believe Tags: Optometry Source Type: forums

WAMC Canadian, First Time Applicant, Low DAT
Date of submission: July 1st 2020 Overall GPA: ~3.65 (3.7 by time of graduation) Science GPA: ~ 3.6 (not sure if A&P and statistics count here) Bio-Chem-Physics GPA: ~3.6 (3.7 after retakes) DAT score (include AA and all sections): Bio: 18, GC: 18, TS: 18, RC: 23, PAT: 19, AA: 20 (I'll be taking the American DAT as soon as I can [Sept?] and the Canadian DAT once again in Nov) State of Residence: Canada Undergrad Attended: York University... WAMC Canadian, First Time Applicant, Low DAT (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: lebron23 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Dental Source Type: forums

Canadian Match Statistics
Hey, looking for some hope as a Canadian student hoping to specialize. From the 2019 "Combined Phase I & II Statistics for Applicants" (Dental Match | Statistics of the Match) the proportion of Canadian grads that actually match seem incredibly low - almost unrealistically and discouragingly low. For instance, for the 230 OMS spots available, 2 Canadian grads matched or for the 294 Ped spots, 4 Canadian grads matched. Is there some... Canadian Match Statistics (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: CanadianBoiii Tags: Dental Residents and Practicing Dentists Source Type: forums

Unemployment plans? And exit ops? Why did you quit pharmacy
Say for example you cant find work in the pharmacy field anymore whats your plan? more education? I think there some sort of wave coming into IT now. And the IT people do not like it, people with big ego entering for a paycheck lol Lets be real and say that in this lifetime we cant survive off one industry anymore and we will have to work more different jobs in this lifetime. same for pre pharms A lot of grads from Canada and USA are unemployed at this moment If you are not unemployed... Unemployment plans? And exit ops? Why did you quit pharmacy (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lubeckd Tags: Pharmacy Source Type: forums

USMD path back to Canada
I recently gained admission to a USMD school. Can anyone talk to me about the process of matching back to CARMS and or doing residency there and coming back after? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: canada164 Tags: Canada Source Type: forums

Third time applicant, Canadian, 3.75cGPA, 3.69sGPA, 507 -- > 507-- > 516 MCAT
I am a Canadian premed, about to finish up my thesis-based master's degree - I'd appreciate any insight/feedback! I have applied to medical school twice thus far: 1. First cycle (2017-2018), only applied to MD schools and stats were as follows: GPA 3.65, sGPA 3.64, MCAT taken twice - 1st attempt August 2016 - score 507 (128/125/127/127); second attempt August 2017, same score (breakdown: 126/124/128/129) One interview invite from the University of Arizona - Tucson (which I had to turn down... Third time applicant, Canadian, 3.75cGPA, 3.69sGPA, 507 -->507-->516 MCAT (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Med_bound_maybe Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Ontario Jurisprudence Exam
Hi everyone! I'm planning on practicing in Ontario, Canada. But there is no information on their website on what the jurisprudence exam will be like. I know it's open book and that's it. Does anyone know what I should expect? Is it all multiple choice questions? How much time do I get to write the test? Will there be some essay type questions? If you already have experience taking a jurisprudence exam in a different province or state, I would like to know your intake on how the exam was... Ontario Jurisprudence Exam (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: eye.believe Tags: Optometry Source Type: forums

Canadians that went to La trobe university or Adelaide in Australia?
Hello, I was wondering if there were any Canadians that went to or are currently going to La trobe university or Adelaide for the dental programs to become a dentist? I know both of these programs are accredited under the ADC (Australian dental council) but has anyone actually been able to practice in Canada without completing any additional testing? Does the CDA recognize La trobe and Adelaide? Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dentman2020 Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

I'm CANADIAN, would i need to release my MCAT scores to USMD/DO if I rewrite?
Hey everyone! So my current MCAT is a 509 (with a 124 in CARS) which is reallyyyyy bad since I'm Canadian. I think my overall score is fine for a few USMD and most USDO. If I submit my USMD and USDO applications in June/July, and rewrite the MCAT in August/September, would I HAVE TO release the latest MCAT score to the american schools? I'm scared that I might do worse than a 509 and I don't want american schools seeing it LOL Thank you soo much in advance, really appreciate it! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: starlight1998 Tags: MCAT Study Question Q&A Source Type: forums

Any hard data on Canadian Family Physician Net Income?
I have been looking for information on what the net income for a Canadian outpatient FM doc who sees an average number of patients would look like. I haven't seen much solid information on the internet about it. I know family docs are frequently quoted as having 20-25% overhead and the numbers I see most often seems to be 275,000 (gross pay, before taxes and overhead). I'm not sure how the tax works after that, and I know physicians frequently "incorporate" themselves to reduce taxes but it... Any hard data on Canadian Family Physician Net Income? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: fullmetal Tags: Canada Source Type: forums

Deferring acceptance?
Has anyone thought about deferring their acceptance by a year given the current situation? I fortunately got into a dental school which is set to start in Aug but it requires me to move from Canada to the east coast (id prob have to move by myself given the border restrictions and parents are immunocompromised). Atm the school hasnt determined what they plan to do (ie. online, hybrid or in person and I may have some unknown health issues with my heart (waiting for medical checkup once it... Deferring acceptance? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: vzhou Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

CCO vs MCPHS vs SALUS vs NECO
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone could provide some insights into these schools as well as whether there are still seats left for the upcoming fall term? I applied for all but CCO in February but my applications were on hold until I wrote the GRE last week. NECO and SALUS are my top choices as their cost of attendance appear to be very similar and they both have solid board rates with Canadian externship rotation sites (am Canadian). I haven't applied to CCO as yet but as they've extended... CCO vs MCPHS vs SALUS vs NECO (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: TallGuy117 Tags: Pre-Optometry Source Type: forums

PhD in Canada and coming back to work in the U.S.
Hi everyone, I've been searching some threads, blogs, Q/A's with APA/CPA, but haven't really found an answer. I am a U.S. resident and will be applying to PhD programs in school psychology and/or combined clinical programs here in the states. I know it is best to complete your program here along with an APA accreditation if in the long run you're going to practice/work here. BUT I am thinking of applying for 1 program outside the US. It's in Alberta, Canada at the University of Alberta... PhD in Canada and coming back to work in the U.S. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shutfreedom Tags: Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.] Source Type: forums

IMG - mccqe
Hi , I'm an IMG from Pakistan currently in USA for last 5 years on f2 visa as my husband is a full time student here. He was planning to get OPT after hia graduation but we've heard that Trump is gonna eliminate OPT period for international students completely so we'll be left with nothing to do after his graduation here.So I'm now thinking if I can apply for Canadian immigration after passing mccqe but I've read that only permanent residents or Canadian citizens are eligible to give that... IMG - mccqe (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Zainsha Tags: Canada Source Type: forums

Canadian applicant? PLEASE HELP :)
Hiii! I'm thinking of applying to DO this cycle and was wondering if anyone could pleeeease provide me with some insights and advice 1. I am Canadian, just graduated from a 4 year science degree 2. 3.97 GPA, 509 MCAT (with 124 in CARS unfortunately) 3. My "clinical" experiences include: - 3 years volunteering in a research lab - 1 year volunteering in a hospital (signed patients in, reminder phone calls, deliver mail, etc.) - 2 years volunteer in the hospital research... Canadian applicant? PLEASE HELP (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: starlight1998 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

US 3 year EM resident looking to work in ontario, canada
I'm currently a resident training in a US 3-year emergency medicine program and looking to possibly returning home to Ontario to work when I graduate. Does anyone have any experience with this or where I can find out what my requirements will be? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: wfuman Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: forums

Importance of CASPer for US schools
Hi everyone! Im a Texas Resident and will be applying in the coming cycle. I just realized today that many TX schools in addition to OOS schools now require a CASPer score. How important is this in terms of the whole application process? I know in Canada it can make up to a third of an applicants overall "score". (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: LightsOut308 Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

So what happens after you pass all 3 USMLE steps?
Hey guys! I'm doing my residency in Canada (certified in IM, currently training in cards) and I'm following the American curriculum so I can keep my options open for fellowships/job opportunities. I've passed Step 1, 2 CK, and 2 CS and I'm going to do the Step 3 somewhere next year as well as the ABIM in august. I think that you receive a diploma when you pass the ABIM (can someone verify this?) Do you get some kind of certificate or diploma after you pass all the 3 steps ?? Thank you guys. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: CaffeineMutant Tags: USMLE and COMLEX Source Type: forums

Question about Canadian (Quebecois) transcripts as an American student
Hello everyone! First post here. Thank you for taking the time to help! I am an American student who took a five week french immersion class during the winter of my freshman year. It was at a small school in Quebec, in a town that is entirely french speaking. I did not transfer the course to my home institution, nor gain any credit, (it was an audit). For this scenario, would this count as a "foreign institution" by any chance and possibly not require a transcript? (Even though it's... Question about Canadian (Quebecois) transcripts as an American student (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RicochetThis Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

moving from BC, Canada to Boston , USA
Hello All, Can someone please gives me the steps required to re-qualify my degree from Canada to able to practice in Boston, MA. Also, do i still required to do internship hours in the USA if my degree is from Canada? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ali06413 Tags: International Dental Source Type: forums

Can you apply for UK FY training as well as Canada/US residency??
Thread Starter Can you apply for UK FY training as well as Canada/US residency?? Follow 5 hours ago 5h ago Quote: Originally Posted by insert-username I'm originally Canadian, I moved to the UK in 2011 with my family. After medical school (manchester) and getting my...
Source: The Student Room - April 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: myra17 Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

Questions for Students of Xavier, Trinity, or AUA
Hey everyone, so I have received offers of admission to Xavier and Trinity for this upcoming semester, as well as AUA for the Fall Semester. Any students out there have experience at these schools? How are they in terms of quality of teaching? I know there are some 'mixed views' about the Caribbean system, but I'm a Canadian who has lived a lot of places, and want to go through the Caribbean system. Any particular 'red flags' about any of these institutins? I am trying to figure out whether... Questions for Students of Xavier, Trinity, or AUA (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: inawj Tags: Caribbean Source Type: forums

Non-LCME/ACGME, non-US/Canadian (Caribbean Medical School) MS4 student trying for Electives
So I am from a caribbean medical school not accredited my the ACGME nor LCME and I wanted to apply for Electives. Most websites state that LCME accreditation is a prerequisite in order to apply. How do I proceed? Does it mean I won't be able to rotate at the prestigious Top 10 or Top 20 schools? help (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: medtissue Tags: Clinical Rotations Source Type: forums

SMP Application
Hello everyone, I hope you're all staying safe I'm graduating this June with a BSc in biology. My cGPA is 3.59 with a very strong upward trend: 3.21->3.56->3.83->3.94. Science GPA is very close to that with a similar trend. MCAT is 510. I know my chances of getting into med school are very low at this point (GPA and as a Canadian). My ECs are pretty good I think: 1.5 years medical scribe, exec position in 2 clubs, working with 5 international charities, 3 research labs volunteering (no... SMP Application (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ChickenNuggetsAreSuperior Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Any Canadians who have applied or are in prosthodontics residency programs in the US?
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Source: Student Doctor Network - April 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nhlsens Tags: Dental Source Type: forums

School List help! Reapp U.S. Citizen living in Canada (cGPA/sGPA ~3.69, 516 MCAT)
Hello everyone! I hope everyone is doing well this week! I am an American (originally from Michigan) living in Canada and I'll be reapplying to US MD and DO this year. Academic Qualifications: B.Sc. in Life Sciences (~3.6 GPA with a strong upward trend), Post-Bacc at a special drug discovery/business program at my university (~3.85 GPA). MCAT = 516 (129/128/130/129) Backstory: I didn't get an II at any Canadian schools last year and so decided to try US MD/DO this cycle... School List help! Reapp U.S. Citizen living in Canada (cGPA/sGPA ~3.69, 516 MCAT) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MoTheGreatish Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Looking for some advice regarding what I should do after being rejected
I am a Canadian student, I am finishing my biology degree this year and I have unfortunately not been accepted into any schools so far (Applied to 9, 3 haven't replied yet but I am assuming they've denied me). I wasn't even able to get an interview... I have pretty standard/below average extracurriculars, nothing too special, my GPA is about 3.25~ and for the DAT I took it twice with the second attempt landing me AA: 19 TS: 19 with a shocking 15 in PAT. Canadian schools are too competitive... Looking for some advice regarding what I should do after being rejected (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Qazzz Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

IMG - Family residency application
Hi all, I'm a Canadian MS3 studying in Australia. I'm interested in the FM programs in the US but am clueless about which states and which hospitals I should aim to apply residency for. I'd really appreciate any input! What are some good hospitals for FM that takes IMG Which states that take IMGs are good for living in terms of safety, cost, lifestyle? Thank you all so much! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: busyehhh Tags: Medical Students - MD Source Type: forums

School list help: International student, 3.75 cGPA, 3.89sGPA, No MCAT yet
Hi everyone, first time for me posting in SDN (TBH i'm really nervous). I was ready to apply this 2020 cycle after taking MCAT but now everything is messed so I am also considering taking a gap year. Really need help with MCAT/ gap year suggestions and possible school list. Critical Info: Non-US/Canadian Citizen, no residency GPA: c3.75, s3.89 MCAT planned this April, but got canceled and rescheduling. School: UCLA international student, ORM East Asian Double... School list help: International student, 3.75 cGPA, 3.89sGPA, No MCAT yet (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: NALOL > > EU Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Matching in Canada (Canadian DOs)
Hi everyone, just wanted to see if any Canadians DOs were able to match in Canada this cycle and if not, how they found the match in the US (ie whether you are treated the same as a US applicant, visa process etc.). Thanks! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mm19 Tags: Medical Students - DO Source Type: forums

Becoming a dental hygienist in the US or Canada as an international student
Hello. I am thinking about becoming a dental hygienist in North America. Thus, I have conducted research on the application process, but so far, I am fruitless to find any Citizenship requirements. Can you please tell me : 1)Can I even apply to this programme in these countries with my foreign high school diploma? 2)Do I need to possess any status of residence? I will be more than grateful for any help provided! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dr. Doom2021 Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

What to do
I'm a Canadian Non-US citizen, applying to both Canadian and US medical schools. It's not that I can't afford going to US medical schools (though I can't and will probably finance it through 90% loans), but I really want to improve my CARS score to get in Canada, which have high CARS cutoffs for many of its school (some require 129+), easing my financial burden and future place to be a doctor. I took the MCAT so far three times (Sep 2018 506 128/122/128/128, June 2019 510 129/124/131/126... What to do (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: medasez Tags: Nontraditional Students Source Type: forums

2-year gap: What to do?
Hello everyone, I am a Canadian looking to apply to US-MD schools in June 2021. I was wondering what I should be doing until then as I am graduating this summer. Unfortunately I don't have the pre-reqs to apply this year so I will be applying next year (doing courses over the coming summer and fall semesters). Here are my current stats: GPA: 3.95, MCAT: 517 - will need to rewrite (expiring). ECs: Employment - Worked at Subway, Worked in a Research Lab, Worked at a chemical synthesis... 2-year gap: What to do? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: yokiguz Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Rheumtalogy fellowship 2021
Hi Guys, I am a Canadian IMG, on a J1 visa, in my second year of residency in a community IM program with close university affiliation. My stats are Step 1/2/3 scores: 249/260/227, two chapters in a leading medical textbook/a case report submitted/one research project underway (may or may not get published by the application cycle). I'll be applying for rheumatology fellowship in this year's match. Looking for advise from anyone who matched or applied to rheuamtology regarding what... Rheumtalogy fellowship 2021 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: t-sekhon Tags: Other Subspecialties Source Type: forums

IM PGY 2 looking to swap into FM PGY 2 in 2020
Hi guys, I am currently a PGY 1 IM intern in Maryland looking to swap into FM in the northeast or midwest after intern year completes in 2020. I am Canadian and will need an ongoing visa to be sponsored by the FM program. Please give me a shout if you or someone you know would like to swap into IM. Thank you!! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: studyhard.prayharder Tags: Internship, Residency and Fellowship Positions Source Type: forums