2021-2022 Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson
Thank you to @RZRZ for sharing this year's prompts! 2021-2022 Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Secondary Essay Prompts 1. More than a year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, what do you believe are major needs in health care and how have your expectations for your role as a doctor changed? (250 words) 2. Discuss a time you tried to right a perceived wrong, felt moved to speak up... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: wysdoc Tags: 2021-2022 Allopathic School-Specific Discussions Source Type: forums

Re: Mask related acne ( “maskne”) - A big issue in Health Care Workers and those with pigmented skins
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Source: BMJ Comments - June 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Should I reapply or run with an acceptance ?
Before I get hate, the school I got accepted to was a new DO school. My stats are a 3.85 GPA / 505 MCAT (could I possibly take this in September if I choose to reapply?) and average ECs to health care experience. I was wondering if you were in my position, what would you do and why? I am 25. I graduated school when I was 21 and unfortunately made a few bad decisions leading to a few gap years. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: allenyoung96 Tags: Re-Applicants [ MD / DO ] Source Type: forums

How to become a doctor
Thread Starter How to become a doctor Follow 5 hours ago 5h ago Quote: ...
Source: The Student Room - June 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Democracy Tags: Medicine Source Type: forums

It & #039;s a painful paradox that in times of greatest need, the availability of health care is under attack.
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Source: BMJ Comments - May 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

"How Private Equity Is Ruining American Health Care."
How Private Equity Is Ruining American Health Care Investors have been buying up doctor’s offices, cutting costs, and, critics say, putting pressure on physicians in ways that hurt patients. The pandemic could make things even worse. www.bloomberg.com Better think hard if you are a premed before 'wasting' your youth and $$$ on a medical degree... (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 18, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Splenda88 Tags: Medical Students - MD Source Type: forums

Wamc ca orm (3.67/519)
PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE THIS MESSAGE Hi everyone! I need help with my OOS school list, especially as a CA applicant. It kind of feel like it’s not balanced and I'm not sure which MCAT to really base it off of. State/Country of Residence: CA URM? (Y/N): No, Asian ORM Year in School: 2019 Grad Undergraduate Major(s)/Minor(s): Biochem/Health Care Undergraduate institution or category: Private cGPA: 3.67, sGPA: 3.60 MCAT score(s): 508... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: dory7 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Warren Buffett: "The tapeworm won."
Buffett on failed health care venture Haven: 'We were fighting a tapeworm in the American economy. And the tapeworm won' At the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B, BRK-A) annual shareholder meeting on Saturday, CEO Warren Buffett and his long-time business partner Charlie Munger discussed the failure of Haven, the joint health care venture with JPMorgan (JPM) and Amazon (AMZN). finance.yahoo.com Buffett - Bezos - JPMorgan triumvirate admit defeat. The healthcare system is a monster they just can't disrupt. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 3, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: WVUPharm2007 Tags: Pharmacy Source Type: forums

NEJM: Medical School Admissions — A Movable Barrier to Ending Health Care Disparities?
Thoughts? Free link Medical School Admissions — A Movable Barrier to Ending Health Care Disparities?​ excerpt: In answer to decreasing percentages of students from racial and ethnic minority groups that are underrepresented in medicine, medical school admissions committees have implemented “holistic” criteria aimed at broadening the scope of attributes considered for admission. However, the... Click to expand... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Quimbara Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

AANP et al.: "our national organizations strongly oppose the view that emergency care is solely physician-led"
Joint Statement on the Role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP), American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) believe in the power of an interprofessional approach to health care that… www.aanp.org What a lazy, entitled, selfish organization. These people have zero concern for patient outcomes if they think that they can play doctor with 1/12th the training. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: UreterIHardlyKnowHer Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: forums

A guide to NDEB exam preparation as an International student in Canada
Hi, I am an Indian Dentist, recently graduated (2020), and have currently enrolled as a student in a Health care Admin. course in Canada ( as to clear the NDEB exams and become a dentist in Canada, in the first place I need to enter the country and the only option available to me was to enter as a student). So, with the online classes beginning from May 2021 and face-face classes from September 2021 (hopefully!), when and how do I start preparing for NDEB exams? I am completely clueless and... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jsenoza Tags: International Dental Source Type: forums

Applying to prelim IM only
Hello, posting the following on behalf of a friend: A current 3rd DO student, with unique career plans (i.e. working in health care policy) which would only require 1 year of residency, and had some questions: 1. Am I allowed to only apply for prelim IM spots without advanced program? 2. If so, would it be less competitive to get into an prelim IM spot OR to get into normal IM residency? 3. Amongst Prelim IM vs normal IM residency vs Prelim Surgery, which one would be "easier" to get... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RodofEbullience Tags: General Residency Issues Source Type: forums

2020-2021 Michigan State University bunny training of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM)
Please feel free to tag a pre-medical moderator when the secondary prompt is posted. Good luck to everyone applying! Secondary prompts: 1. Why are you interested in osteopathic medicine and why are you applying to the Michigan State University bunny training of Osteopathic Medicine? 2. Other than healthcare access, what are some of the most important health care issues confronting underserved communities? How would you address them? 3. Briefly describe a situation where you were... Click to expand... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: PapaGuava Tags: 2020-2021 Osteopathic School-Specific Discussions Source Type: forums

Any increased risk to patients due to health care workers, including doctors, refusing covid vaccination must be explained to their patients as part of the informed consent process
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Source: BMJ Comments - March 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Pathologist Sentenced to 20 yrs in prison for misdiagnoses
The VA needs to be privatized. I say this as someone who has inspected many VA labs over the years. Former Arkansas VA pathologist sentenced to 20 years in federal prison A pathologist fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital after officials said he had been impaired while on duty was sentenced to federal prison on Friday. Robert Morris Levy, 54, of Fayettevillewas a pathologist at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, overseeing more than 30,000 of his... katv.com (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: WEBB PINKERTON Tags: Pathology Source Type: forums