As a minority applicant choosing HBCU medical schools vs non HBCU medical schools
Good morning all! I just have a few questions. As a minority male applicant do you all think there are benefits to choosing to go to a HBCU medical school or a non HBCU medical school particularly those concerned with addressing the health care disparity in underserved areas. Please do share your thoughts. It is my hope that this will be a productive convo and can give me some insight. Thank you!!! Sent from my MHA-L29 using SDN mobile (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 6, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kojo90 Source Type: forums

Performance Medicine
Can anyone point me to more information on this medical path? I've been doing a ton of research and from my understanding it's really just a mix of a few different specialties. From the link below, "It is a new and innovative medical specialty that merges the goals of internal medicine, anti-ageing medicine, sports medicine and preventative health care." Is this something that is gaining traction? Would an IM residency with sports medicine fellowship be the way to go? Thanks in... Performance Medicine (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 3, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Allen18328 Source Type: forums

What did/are you gain(ing) from your experience in health care settings?
I just wanted to start a thread where we can share what we are gaining from our experiences with patients so that we can all think a bit more deeper about what it's like to work in health care (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 27, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: LoveBeingHuman:) Source Type: forums

Whoot! Proposed COCA changes on COMLEX and Clinical Sites
Element 6.10: Clinical Experience: A COM must ensure that each student participates in one or more required CORE clinical experiences conducted in a health care setting in which the student works with resident physicians currently enrolled in an accredited program of graduate medical education. Element 6.12: COMLEX-USA: All students must successfully pass COMLEX-USA Level 1, Level 2 CE, and Level 2 PE prior to graduation from an osteopathic medical school. The COM must publish to the public... Whoot! Proposed COCA changes on COMLEX and Clinical Sites (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 17, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jkdoctor Source Type: forums

Do I have ANY chance??
Hi everyone, Here's a condensed version of my story: White female, troubled childhood from single parent household, other parent has addiction issues. I became a single mother at 16, married and second child at 23. I just turned 35. I have worked on the administrative/finance side of health care for the past 12 years and have a diploma in medical assisting. I have made many poor educational decisions (school choices and costs) and am just now completing final year of undergrad, BS Technical... Do I have ANY chance?? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - February 15, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lifelong dreamer Source Type: forums