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Underrepresented undergrad as aspect of diversity essay
Hi all, So in short here's me: 3.95 cGPA and sGPA with 178 credit hrs 524 MCAT (130/132/131/131) 200+ hrs of volunteering in VA nursing home 600+ hrs of CNA work in a very rural nursing home/rehab facility 250+ hrs of tutoring disadvantaged peers 50 hrs of tutoring veterans as a volunteer ~400 hrs of meals on wheels delivery driving 100 hrs of gross anatomy internship 150+ hrs of shadowing in mostly primary care and gen surg 3500 hrs of research between two labs with 2 3rd author pubs, 1... Underrepresented undergrad as aspect of diversity essay (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: vrazzles Source Type: forums

PM & R Transitional year
MS3 here. I'm aware that most residents complete a prelim in medicine, however I am interested in doing an osteopathic internship. Any advice on finding programs would be much appreciated! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: sunshine96 Source Type: forums

Which job would look better: Tutor or Lab TA?
Hi guys, I'm applying for jobs (mainly to strengthen my resume) and was wondering which would look better: oChem Tutor or Lab TA? I would much prefer tutoring because I actually enjoy it but a lot of people I know who are in/were in dental school were Lab TA's. Any thoughts? Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: malikhind Source Type: forums

cornell vs tufts vet school
So i have been fortunate enough to have been accepted to Cornell (IS) and Penn and 5 other veterinary schools that i would not consider over Cornell or penn. I have an interview at Tufts next week and would have to take off two days of work to go to the interview. Is it worth it to go to the interview or should i just accept cornell and call it a day? Finances are not really an issue but obviously it's always nice to save ~$100,000 and ithaca seems like a nicer town than glouster but just... cornell vs tufts vet school (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Roseyposey112 Source Type: forums

Deferring vs Waiting to Apply
I have been planning on applying this cycle, but I am having some doubts about going straight into medical school from undergrad without a break. *Just to be clear, I'm not having doubts about medical school, I'm just thinking that it might be good to take a year off to learn Spanish, volunteer, and have a break from school. Therefore I'm left with the question: Do I apply this cycle with some possibility of trying to defer or do I take a year off because I'm unsure? I understand that... Deferring vs Waiting to Apply (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MedSmithie Source Type: forums

CLEP now, retake later? (Financial aid issues)
Hey everyone, been a long time since I've been around... I've officially taken too long to finish my 2 year degree, and have been cut off financial aid. I've scrounged up some cash for a class this semester which will let me graduate and be able to get aid for university in the fall. But right now it's really difficult for me financially, and I'm considering just doing CLEP due to the cost being literally 10x cheaper, and I'm barely keeping myself above water right now as is. So, I've... CLEP now, retake later? (Financial aid issues) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: fluidityt Source Type: forums

Whoot! Whoot! Whoot! Seven New Schools In Next Three years
2019 PCOM Moultrie GA PCOM Receives Initial Approval for Moultrie Campus 2019 CHSU Clovis CA: CHSU Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine 2019 MNCOM Gaylord MN: Backers still bullish on med school in... Whoot! Whoot! Whoot! Seven New Schools In Next Three years (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jkdoctor Source Type: forums

What experience do I need?
So I’m a Sophomore in High School. I’m pretty smart I think, 4.1 GPA with all A’s which I’m not worried about. It’s the experience that I’m worried about. So in the summer I signed up for Havard MedScience, which was a week of shadowing, meeting and listening to doctors and other researchers at MGH and Brigham and Women’s. But since that, I’ve read online of people shadowing for over 200 hours? I only shadowed doctors for 2 days! What type of experience in internships, shadowing, and... What experience do I need? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ztamm14 Source Type: forums

Having Difficulty Securing a Loan, Canadian here
At first I want to note that I am from British Columbia, Canada and I've finally got accepted to my school of choice in US, unfortunately tuition is $500K (US dollars), but that my only option. I've inquired with the bank about loan, the most I can receive is $275K Canadian dollars (thats 220K US). Osap is very minimal about $40K (Canadian) over the course of my education. So far I get get $315K Canadian dollars which converts to $252k US dollars Need another $248K US dollars to cover... Having Difficulty Securing a Loan, Canadian here (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: chondria Source Type: forums

LOR request email.. Can someone proofread it??
Hello, I am a psychology major and don't have many science courses and the ones I took were large lecture settings and I didn't get a A in those. The one science course I got a A is a Microbiology course I took last semester. But at the time I was focusing on Organic Chemistry 1 and wanted to get a rec from Orgo professor so went to her office hour three times a week but didn't get a A so she said she can't write one for me.. Now, I have to email microbiology professor who I never... LOR request email.. Can someone proofread it?? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: nicole2 Source Type: forums

Slightly Panicking, Re-Applicant, haven't heard back from a lot of schools
Reapplicant here, currently a graduate student at Rutgers Graduate School. Overall gpa: 3.2 ---> 3.3, after including master's Science gpa: 2.95 --> 3.2, after including master's Graduate gpa: 3.8 DAT: 19AA, 21TS, 19RC, 18PAT, 16 QR, 20 BIO, 22 OC, 20 GC (3rd Time) Extracurriculars: Biology virus research, Predent Society Shadowing hours: 120 hours Letters of rec: 4 State of residence: NJ Schools: Detroit Mercy - Haven't heard from... Slightly Panicking, Re-Applicant, haven't heard back from a lot of schools (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: celtics-42 Source Type: forums

Q and help: ADVANCED programs on the supplemental list
Hi, wish everything is going well with you all, the 2018 match candidates. I am tortured by a dilemma recently... so I am here for some advice. I am just wondering if I can put PRELIM on primary ROL with ADVANCED programs on the supplemental list if I think the possibility of matching to prelim is low but matching into an advanced program is high? The goal here is NOT to go into SOAP. I interviewed at some categorical programs but I don't really like them, so If I put the prelim on... Q and help: ADVANCED programs on the supplemental list (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: suuuunny Source Type: forums

Two schools - nova/uiwsom advice needed
I’m trying to decide between attending nova and uiwsom I’m from California and nova is 5 hours from family and uiwsom is 3 hours I would be moving with my wife so I want to live in a place that would be nice for her as well - safe- things to do etc but also want a better school to choose I loved the nova campus but two things bother me 1) the rural rotations for 3 months 2) the overkill in the first year from what I hear Can I get some advice (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: drabberbadge Source Type: forums

Any experience with UWorld Qbank for mcat?
My dad told me all the docs use the uworld question banks for boards studying, and that it should be great for the mcat, too, although it’s fairly new. Does anyone have experience w this? I like it so far, and especially for CARS. The explanations are also very thorough. I guess any practice is good, but I wish I had an idea of how close the questions are compared to the real test. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: PopeKnope98 Source Type: forums

Pharmacist in Pharmaceutical Sales
I am interested in a career in pharmaceutical sales. While I know that you do not have to be a pharmacist for this career path, I am wondering if maybe there is a niche for pharmacists to go into pharmaceutical sales? I obviously don't want to start out with only $50k/year when I can make much more in retail, but I am willing to start in like the $80k/year range and work my way into a career. I just want to know if anyone has taken the career path and how you did so? PS I should mention... Pharmacist in Pharmaceutical Sales (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: P4OutTheDoor Source Type: forums

How the NRMP Match Works
I've been trying to understand the whole ranking algorithm works by reading the NRMP website. To me, it appears as though a program's ranking of you is the determining factor aka programs have the upper hand in many instances. For example, Andrew applies at Harvard, does well and is ranked #45 by the program. Ben also interviews and is ranked #44 by the program. Andrew submits and ranks Harvard #1 on his list. Ben submits and ranks Harvard #29 on his list. The NRMP algorithm starts and... How the NRMP Match Works (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lccjblu Source Type: forums

When to start solidifying gap year plans?
Hey guys, Hoping for some advice as I'm feeling a bit lost right now. I applied to MD schools this cycle (secondaries submitted in July and August) and I'm really not hearing much of anything back. I've always had a backup plan in the back of my head, but now I'm wondering how far I actually go as to implementing it. I'm worried that I'll end up in some kind of 1-year job contract and an apartment lease... and then get into med school really late and have to figure out how to back out of... When to start solidifying gap year plans? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: eagle179 Source Type: forums

Advice - asap!!
Hey guys, I'm signed up to take the MCAT Saturday, and I know its really late, but this whole week I've been back and fourth about taking it or canceling. I originally wanted to wait to sign up closer to the date, but spots were filling so I had to make a choice. My original hope was a 520+ and I still feel as though I can get it, but I know I can't Saturday. My top school is Northwestern and I'm a very good candidate for it in all other aspects, I have a 3.98 in Bioengineering, I'm well... ADVICE - ASAP!! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: babbino Source Type: forums

Magnesium C section
hi folks. had a patient with gestational hypertension (no evidence of proteinuria) who had Mg running as per OB service. pt was brought to the OR for fetal intolerance/decels. spinal was placed and by this time i had stopped the Mg infusion since i didn't think pt had preeclampsia and there was no need for seizure prophylaxis. anyways the OB was not happy i had stopped the infusion and told me that the patient was still high risk for seizures. i know this is true for pre-eclamptics but... Magnesium C section (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jeesapeesa Source Type: forums

DR Rank List
How should I rank these programs? HELLP please!! U of Louisville U of Kentucky NYU Winthrop U of IL Peoria Drexel MetroHealth-Case (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: macbook89 Source Type: forums

Letters of Interest
I finished interviewing, but am currently waiting for February 2nd to roll around which is when Texas schools match. My question is: Should I send a letter of interest/intent before the schools send out their decisions? Or should I wait to see if I get wait-listed and then send it? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Metempsychosis Source Type: forums

Stressed while waiting for Step 2 CS. If I fail, is there any time to retake it?
edit: I am a fourth-year US MD student. Hey all, I've been freaking out about the ophtho match until 1 week ago when I found out that I matched. Now I'm freaking out about Step 2 CS that I took mid-late December 2017. I will be receiving my report between 1/31/18 and 2/21/18, hopefully earlier so I can rank the intern programs that require passage of Step 2 CS. For preparation, I read the Step 2 CS book back to back and practiced 10 of the cases. However, I made mistakes on Step 2 CS as... Stressed while waiting for Step 2 CS. If I fail, is there any time to retake it? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ophthoapplicant17 Source Type: forums

My past grades are haunting me! End of my medical career ?
Hello guys, unfortunately i have been awaken by a harsh reality of my GPA bear with me here please. In the past i had no goals in my mind and i was having rough time when i was taking my classes. i am 25 at the moment and i am talking about the courses that i took 6-7 years ago where i had couple of F's and D's totaling for 10 bad grades. i have repeated couple of them where i got B's and 1 C. but those classes were only math and chemistry. i took a break from school and rejoined in a... My past grades are haunting me! End of my medical career ? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jeff_xd Source Type: forums

aoa scramble 2018
Hello I am DO student looking to see my chances at residency Level 1 Comlex 470 Level 2 PE failed 1st attempt but passed 2nd attempt Failed level 2 CE haven't had chance to retake. Rescheduled now in 6 days not much study time. Score will not be available till ~Feb 20th Can I still scramble without a Passing level 2 CE on transcript? No class failures in med school, great LOR from faculty and programs. Thank You (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lostfoundinthematch Source Type: forums

GFU DPT 2018 Interview
Hi all! I am a pre-PT student who is deeply interested at the George Fox University DPT program! I wonder if anyone had interview with this school and would like to share some experiences , any comments, or tips, information about this school? What stood out to you in the day or during the process of the interview? Your precious sharing and response is greatly appreciated! I really want to go to this school! Best Regards, An anxious pre-PT student (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: DrEscribano Source Type: forums

Best Operating System - IOS or Android?
I was wondering which operating system had more medically relative applications? Which operating system, or device, would be more beneficial to physicians? Simpy the one which they prefer most? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: AspiringAnesthetist Source Type: forums

UIC or MARQUETTE or MWU IL? ahhh.
Hi guys, I have been accepted to all three of these schools. I am having such a hard time deciding between them and really need help/advice! Let me know what you guys think please! thanks (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: toothlove Source Type: forums

Rosalind Franklin - Any News??
Hi all, I have been anxiously waiting to hear ANYTHING back from Rosalind Franklin and wanted to know if anyone knows when the last interview is and when you would get an invite. My application was verified August 8th. The last email I received from them was September 25th saying that my application was still under consideration. Is there any hope? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SheaShea Source Type: forums

Resources to Read/Listen to as Third Year Applying for EM?
Midway through third year and just recently decided on EM. Will obviously be lining up sub-i's the beginning of fourth year, so what can I be listening to or reading now that will better prepare me when I step into those rotations? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: surfguy84 Source Type: forums

Starting out....Slightly overwhelmed..
Greetings and salutations! I'm going to cut to the chase as quickly as possible, while giving the most information possible. I've been a dental office manager for roughly 5 years, about a year ago one of my practicing doctors mentioned that she believed I should try my hand at Dental School, feeling I'd be a natural. I sat on the idea for the last year and finally decided to start moving forward... and oh boy, did I not realize how overwhelming all the different information was going to... Starting out....Slightly overwhelmed.. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Vezrias Source Type: forums

UCSF/SFSU DPT Interview 2018
Hey everyone! Just got an email invitation for an interview for UCSF/SFSU earlier today and see a couple others on this forum also have as well. Congrats! I was hoping some other members would have any insight on the UCSF/SFSU's interview process and what the weekend full of festivities entailed. As far as the interviews go, should we be more prepared for detailed questions about the field, more personality and situational questions, or was it more of a laid-back conversational... UCSF/SFSU DPT Interview 2018 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: MYSTERYLEE Source Type: forums

My IMG Journey into Teleradiology:26 weeks Vacation and $600k Annual Income
Dear friends, I am an International Medical Graduate from a Caribbean medical school. My medical career was improbable at best based on my freshman college grades. And yet here I am a hotshot Teleradiologist taking 26 weeks vacation per year and making in excess of $600k annually on a relatively cruise control lifestyle. Not saying this to brag. I have never shared this in a public forum before. But sharing this with you because it is possible and doable. And... My IMG Journey into Teleradiology:26 weeks Vacation and $600k Annual Income (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RadiologyExternships Source Type: forums

which is the more relevant class for bio of the dat?
physiology or cell biology? only need one of the two classes to satisfy my credit needs. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: lwergod Source Type: forums

Interview presentation question
I have an interview for a PGY1 residency program and they want a 10 minute presentations about myself. What are some essential things that should be included in this presentation ? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mrspharmd2018 Source Type: forums

No Secondaries and Interview Tomorrow
Hi, I never received any secondaries from Touro College of Pharmacy. I have an interview tomorrow though. Should I be concerned? Also any advice for tomorrow's interview would be appreciated. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: anaeem07 Source Type: forums

Aspiration risk with EGD?
When do you intubate patients scheduled for EGD's? Wanted to intubate a patient with achalasia and another with food impaction scheduled by the gastroenterologist for EGD under MAC. His response "These patients seldom aspirate and intubation is not standard of care." Is intubation overly conservative? Any literature that you are aware of? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RIGAS Source Type: forums

Non-accredited OT Programs
To students who chose to attend an OT program that was not accredited (yet) and were part of the charter class, were you happy with your decision? What do you feel were some of the benefits/drawbacks of being the first class? Were you 100% confident in your decision to attend this program, opposed to an accredited one, or were you always a little unsure of the decision? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: mjb2017 Source Type: forums

I have been injected by an unknown drug. HELP ME.
Hello there, At first, I just want to ask your considerations and understanding due from my medicinal ignorance. And I also asking your concrete solutions. Just call me Pillow. I am a bachelor, age of 26 and never been touch by kiss and an sexual intercourse. I have been injected by a drug on psychiatric clinic even though I am mentally healthy. I am a victim of social discrimination by an social destabilization. A parody. I don't want to go there anymore. After the injection... I have been injected by an unknown drug. HELP ME. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: pillow1433 Source Type: forums

non-science LOR?
Hello everyone, I have a quick question. Is a LOR from a rangeland ecology professor considered a non-science LOR? How about a LOR from a PI studying cardiac physiology, as technically I'm not taking a science class in this case (not sure if this was a very dumb question to ask ). Also, while I'm on the topic of research, will it be ok (competitively-ok) if I do not have anything published (or even a poster presentation) by the time I apply? I should have it done a few months... non-science LOR? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: bluemamba7 Source Type: forums

Should I change positions?
So I’m on a bit of problem here. I work for CVS for a semi busy store. We open from 8-12 with 3 pharmacists overlapping during the day. But they keep 4 pharamcist full time here. When I started I use to get 36-40 hrs per week, but with all the budget cuts I’m now only getting 30 hrs per week. I know I can pick up shifts at different stores, but the schedule has made it difficult. I’m working 5 days per week with like 6 hrs shifts each. (Manager needs to divid the hours evenly) It’s hard to... Should I change positions? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: cuckoo879 Source Type: forums

Case Western Clinical Research Fellowship
2018 Clinical Research Fellowship Opportunity (to start July 1, 2018) Posting for @CaseDermatology The Department of Dermatology at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio is seeking qualified applicants for a clinical research fellowship position. 1. Clinical Trials Psoriasis Fellowship under the direction of Dr. Neil Korman 2. Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship under the direction of Dr. Kevin Cooper Applicant requirements include:... Case Western Clinical Research Fellowship (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: WildWing Source Type: forums

Bang for buck speciality
what do u think is the most bang for buck specialty with all things considered? I.e.: Pay per hour Length of residency job hours stress less patient contact time off etc............ Derm Radio Anesthesiology ER optho etc................ what do u guys rate as ur top perceived bang for buck profession (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: poker Source Type: forums

What are my chances in getting into OT grad school?
I will be applying to OT grad school this upcoming summer and were wondering what my chances were. (applying to Cal state dominguez hills, university of puget sound, west coast university, university of Washington, stanbridge) Overall GPA: 3.4 Pre-req GPA: 3.5-3.6 depending on program Hours: 85 hours in kids clinic, 15 hours in nursing home, 10 hours in children's hospital GRE: quanitative 155 Verbal 151 AWA 4 Extracurricular: Was an RA at my university for 2 years, worked for a summer at... What are my chances in getting into OT grad school? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: OTlvr8 Source Type: forums

The most irritating conversation with the clinic, ever.
I'm sure you guys have experienced it. This is how it goes. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: iloveclementine Source Type: forums

KCUMB COB Discussion Thread 2018-2019
Hey there! Hadn't seen a super recent thread for the KCUMB COB masters program so I thought I would get one started as I was just accepted the other day! Is anyone else considering this program? Any students currently in the program that have advice? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: passionatepremed57 Source Type: forums

Salary vs. Production Percentage
Hey Folks! Quick question for everyone. I will be graduating from Dental School in May. I already have a job lined up (corporate with family friends) and am pretty unfamiliar with a lot of the things that come with it (from a non-dental standpoint). I've been doing a lot of research about it lately however. - I will be getting a salary (don't know how much yet). They don't do pay based on production/collection percentage. Is a salary better than the latter option? I feel like its... Salary vs. Production Percentage (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ChrisM07 Source Type: forums

Attending on home call is occasionally inebriated
I apologize in advance for the repetetive language. I am trying to keep things as anonymous as possible by avoiding pronouns. My spouse is a nephrology fellow, at a program where both the attendings and fellows take call from home, and if someone needs to come into the hospital, it will be the fellow. If there really is a need, then the attending will come in as well. Recently, spouse was on call and had to consult a particular attending over the phone. The attending sounded drunk.... Attending on home call is occasionally inebriated (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: tsip Source Type: forums

Third year rotation order
Alright, probably been talked about...however, I am at the point and find myself agonizing over what the best order to do my clerkships will be. Any advice on how to approach it? For instance, I do NOT want to do surgery... is it best to do it first and get it out of the way? I’ve also received advice saying don’t do what you think you want to go into first.. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ciestar Source Type: forums

Medical Marijuana
How many FP docs here prescribe medical marijuana in their practice I live in IL and its relatively new here , curious to see what the experience has been of doctors across the country any CMEs you would recommend about this ? thanks (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: scharnhorst Source Type: forums

Background Check
Hello everyone, I was emailed to consent to the typical criminal background check almost every school runs on accepted applicants. I am fortunate enough to have been accepted to multiple schools. As I understand it, certain schools will ask applicants to pay for these background checks. Will I have to do this multiple times, or will each school have access to the first background check once it is done and available? Trying to spend as little as possible after this very costly cycle (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jmish1035 Source Type: forums