Best resources including books for cardiovascular organ based systems in MS1?
I begin organ based systems on Monday starting with cardiovascular. What is the highest yield resources to use to really learn and excel in this area? What is best for normal cardiac anatomy? What is best for cardiac physiology? What about histology and pathology? Finally, what is best for ECG and chest imaging studies? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: FutureOrtho2024 Tags: Medical Students - MD Source Type: forums

Sciencey classes without BCPM prefixes
Question: I took a class called Anatomy & Physiology of Speech and Hearing as a Speech-Language Pathology prereq in case I don't get into medical school. It was all biology. However, the catalog code was Communicative Disorders 385. Can this count as BCPM based on content? Thanks! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - January 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: kmf94 Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Another semester of post bacc ?
Hello, I have just completed a semester in my DIY post bach . I have taken the follow courses which are 400 level while working full time : immunology : A Biochemical toxicology : A Advanced Physiology : B I am studying for the MCAT and quit my job because it was overwhelming and will be working per diem as an EMT My major was biology and I have a 3.07 without these classes in consideration and a science GPA of 2.8 (w/o this semester ) . I have more than 1000+ hours of clinical... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sitto48 Tags: Nontraditional Students Source Type: forums

Advice moving forward
Hello! I am a Junior at Boston College majoring in Comm. while taking OT pre-reqs and just wanted to get some advice on next steps. So far, my cum. gpa is a 3.553 and my pre-req class grades have been: Human Anatomy w/ Lab (4 credits): B- Developmental Psychology (3 credits): B+ Sociology (3 credits): A Intro to Psychology (3 credits): B+ Statistics (3 credits): A Physiology w/ Lab (4 credits): TBD, taking in summer probably Abnormal Psychology (3 credits): A- Experience: Nothing... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: dtm11 Tags: Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D. ] Source Type: forums

Re: Covid-19: physiology is ignored in vitamin D ’s role in treatment and prevention
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Source: BMJ Comments - December 19, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: forums

Nurse would like advice about medical school: my history, my GPA, my failed classes, prereqs, and labs during COVID?
I am a new gradate nurse working in a NICU. I've been working since June 2020. My nursing undergraduate GPA is 3.64 and science GPA of 3.85 (in nursing school I took Organic Bio Chem, Anatomy & Physiology I+II, Microbiology, Nutrition, Pathophysiology I+II). I received an a A in all science classes except Organic Bio Chem (Grade = B). No C's on my nursing transcript...just A's and B's. I was active member in school: -I was inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta (Freshman Year), My College's... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: zaireanbeauty Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Anatomy/Physiology textbook recommendations for an incoming med student
Hi all, I have been very fortunate to have been accepted to a med school (Iowa Carver, and have some more interviews coming). A lot of my current med students friends, my mom (former physician), and other advisors (also physicians) have recommended that I start looking over some anatomy or physiology textbooks so I don't get swamped when I enter next fall. Could current med students please give me any recommendations for textbooks or resources I could look into? Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - December 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: BlueRosesGoldLeaf Tags: Medical Students - MD Source Type: forums

How Helpful Is a Minor
I am currently a Physiology and Neurobiology major and considering a minor in Molecular Cell Biology. I will have 7/15 MCB credits when completing my major so I will need to take an additional 3 classes to get the remaining 8 credits. In order to do so, I would need to take 18-19 credits my last three semesters (About 12-14 credits will be upper level PNB/MCB courses). Will a minor make a significant impact on my dental school application? Past SDN post have said it does not at all, however... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: donny.you Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

Really struggling. :( (In general, but especially with passage-based questions)
I got sick end of last week and got a little off-schedule. So, I am working on week 1 of Nymeria's 100-day MCAT schedule. I started with CARS stuff apart from that schedule and that was going fine. Neuroscience is "my jam" and I got an A in 400-level Neurobiology in school. I didn't want to know the percentage, but I got nearly half of the passage-based questions wrong on TBR Biology (Physiology's) Nerve & Muscle questions. I did much better on the discrete questions, so I think it's the... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: kmf94 Tags: MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test Source Type: forums

Need advice! Applying 2026?
I am currently a junior in university and I want to apply for the next cycle (over the summer) for optometry school. I am feeling super uneasy right now and I need some advice...on everything. I don't know any other pre-optometry students at my school and my advisor is of no help. I will be as straight to the point as I can if anyone can lend their own opinion. When should I complete my last few pre-requisites? Spring 2021, I plan to take Orgo Chem II, Physics II, and Physiology... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: rosequartzserenity Tags: Pre-Optometry Source Type: forums

Help on course and institution selection please?
Hey everybody, So, I'm strongly considering taking classes again and doing a DIY postbacc starting January of next year or sooner. I'm planning to work out in Southern California (most likely around LA and Orange County) by the end of the month most likely, and I'm wondering if any of you can suggest any institutions and classes out there in Southern California, while I do that please? I'm looking at courses that I could get a 3.7+ in ideally and considering anatomy and physiology along with... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tennis Guy Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Bcpm classification help
Hi everyone, I’m on my last stretch of final semester in spring, and I’m taking some heavy course load so I wanted a fun easy elective that still counts for science gpa as a buffer. These are the descriptions if anyone can let me know their thoughts if these count for science gpa? Thank you! PLS3400C - Principles of plant science: The course is designed to provide the student with basic knowledge of plant anatomy, genetics, physiology, soils, plant diseases and production practices of... Read more (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lifeisamovie Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

NP to MD at 40 - advice?
I have a BSN, MSN, post-Master APRN. Could anyone chime in on which courses I *need* to take and the timeline for applying to med school? Here's what I have so far: Currently re-taking College Algebra bc my original course was way back in 2003 Spring 2021 - Biology I, Trig Chem I Summer 2021 - Biology II and Chem II Fall 2021 - Physics I, Human Anatomy Spring 2022 - OCHEM I, Physics II Summer 2022 - OCHEM II, Human Physiology Fall 2022 - Biochem, possibly stats or immunology My Comp... NP to MD at 40 - advice? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - November 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: RS5NP Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Video Lecture Resources??
What's up guys! I am a first medical student at a DO with self directed studying. I have been using Costanzo for physiology but I honestly HATE reading that book. I am looking for a video lecture series for videos that covers materials to the same depth as costanzo. Not really looking for board review videos but more of like explanations and in depth so I can develop a good understanding before I study for boards. Side note, I also use boards and beyond for when I am reviewing the material a... Video Lecture Resources?? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jg4001 Tags: Medical Students - DO Source Type: forums

Should I take another semester of science courses and re-take 1yr of General Chemistry?
I graduated from college almost 2 years ago but I've been doing a DIY post-bacc among working and other things. I'm currently taking 3 courses this semester but in 8-week sessions. Anatomy & Physiology 1 (4 credits) just finished a few days ago and I got an A (4.0). Now I have Anatomy & Physiology 2 (4 credits) and Organic Chemistry 2 (4 credits). In undergrad, I got a C in General Chemistry 1 lecture (3 credits) and a B+ in the lab (1 credit). In General Chemistry 2 I got a C+ (4 credits)... Should I take another semester of science courses and re-take 1yr of General Chemistry? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: chunkyfilms Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Best Strategies/Resources for NBME exams during M1 & M2
Hi everyone! My school administers final exams that are customized NBME exams. We don't have faculty written exams so I was wondering the best way to optimize my results and what study strategies/resources are the best to utilize. For reference, our curriculum is a two-pass curriculum in which the first year we cover all the organ systems in regards to normal physiology. During M2, we do a second pass of the organ systems focusing on pathology. I really appreciate your advice in... Best Strategies/Resources for NBME exams during M1&M2 (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - October 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: future_doctor_14 Tags: Medical Students - MD Source Type: forums

Class Question
Not really a WAMC post but I don’t know where to post this. So I’m doing a masters program and I need a little help finalizing a couple classes this semester. In my first semester I took physiology, cell bio, and topics in pharmacology. This semester I’m currently signed up for dental histology, biochemistry, and fundamentals of pharmacology. I feel like the teachers for the biochem class are being ridiculous and I don’t want to risk my gpa so I was thinking of switching up the biochem class... Class Question (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: maybedentist Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

WAMC - Applying next cycle low gpa high mcat
PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE THIS MESSAGE cGPA and sGPA: 3.38 cGPA and 3.4 sGPA , 3.8 Post Bacc gpa(2 years and half - 75 credits) Took upper level sciences during DIY-Post Bacc mostly such as: microbiology, virology, immunology, physiology and etc. MCAT: 1st attempt 508 522 (130/131/130/131) - Aug 2020 State of residence: PA Ethnicity: Asian Clinical experience (volunteer and non-volunteer)... WAMC - Applying next cycle low gpa high mcat (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - September 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: OntheTrail Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

How does post bacc. work effect GPA?
I'm looking to possibly do post bacc. work with physiology or biomedical sciences, in which after completing the program in a year I will have a master's degree. 1. is this the same as graduate school? or a master's degree? 2. How does this effect undergraduate GPA? How is it weighted? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: jjgrnak Tags: Pre-Medical - DO Source Type: forums

do i have a chance at getting into a DO medical school this cycle? any advice?
gpa: 3.35 sgpa: 3.27 MCAT: 128/123/128/128 507 GPA trend: 3.43 3.51 2.79 3.34 post bacc: only took one semester worth - 9 units at uc berkeley extension: 4.0 --> immunology --> medicinal microbiology --> exercise physiology I graduated in 7 years because I worked full time or part time throughout undergrad. I got married when I was 18 years old (huge mistake) and later got a divorce in undergrad. Also took a year off during... do i have a chance at getting into a DO medical school this cycle? any advice? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Black Mamba Gene Tags: Pre-Medical - DO Source Type: forums

Volunteer EMS- Good Idea?
Hi everyone! I've been thinking of different things that would give me great medical-related experience, and I decided that I want to volunteer at our school's fire department as an ems. I'm a little worried about how big of a commitment this will be on top of being involved in college athletics, and also how this will balance into my course load. I am taking o-chem 1 and anatomy & physiology this fall. If anyone who has experience as a volunteer ems, or who has had to juggle around... Volunteer EMS- Good Idea? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - August 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: 22743 Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

Debating a PharmD
I’ve been in a little conundrum lately trying to figure out where to take my life/career, and have been considering pharmacy, but would love to get input from someone who is a pharmacist/going through pharm school. I received my bachelors degree in kinesiology in 2019, and am pursuing a masters in public health right now. I have never had a specific interest in health, but have been generally interested in the healthcare field for a while, especially after I took anatomy and physiology. I... Debating a PharmD (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: morgan97 Tags: Pre-Pharmacy Source Type: forums

PM & R or Anesthesiology
Hello, I just started my fourth year, and I'm trying to decide between PM&R and anesthesiology for residency. Sorry for the long post. I included a summary at the bottom for those that don't want to read the whole thing. About me Allopathic school in Northeast Step 1: 247 Step 2 CK: 244 Clerkships: Everything basically HP with nice comments except H in peds and P in medicine No red flags, publication in undergrad for molecular exercise physiology research Incredibly handsome... PM&R or Anesthesiology (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: rjmcl11 Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums

3 days to decide, please help!
I am having difficulty deciding between 2 different post bacc/masters programs, and need some advice. I would really appreciate it if you could let me know what you think is the better option and why. George Squared Advanced Biomedical Sciences Program Pros: Focused, close-knit program Lots of support and advising available Structured curriculum: Fall- biochemistry and molecular bio, Biostatistics, Cell Bio. Spring- Human physiology, human anatomy Certificate... 3 days to decide, please help! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tea Leaf Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Fall classes
The classes below are what I am planning to take this fall. My cGPA is 3.62 and my sGPA is 3.4. Organic chemistry 1- 3 Biology of cancer- 2 Environmental physiology- 3 Principles of exercise training- 3 I am thinking of taking a biology course rather than the exercise training class. Should I be focused on taking science courses? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: ajk1897 Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Should I apply this year?/Need some help making a list if I do
Hi all, I need some help figuring out how to make a list of schools and suggestions on whether I should even apply this year. I will be applying somewhat late (mid-late August) because I was unsure if I wanted to take the MCAT this year and if I could get everything in order. So everything feels a bit rushed rn. Here are some numbers. 3.86 cGPA, 3.77 sGPA Biochem BS, Physiology BA MCAT coming up in the next few weeks, but 512 on AAMC practice test 2 Haven't written any essays/PS yet and... Should I apply this year?/Need some help making a list if I do (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: karac013 Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Excellent new exam resource (SAQs)
Ketamine Nightmares An Australian Anaesthetic Trainee has created a website with some prior exam questions/answers available to the general training community. Probably more useful for non-US trainees as I think US training isn't very heavy on Essay/Short Answer Question (SAQ) assessments. It's a good website with reasonable coverage of the Primary curriculum (physiology, pharmacology and equipment). Adequate depth to score a solid pass (3/5) for most... Excellent new exam resource (SAQs) (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - July 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: woopedazz Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums

(Advice needed) Pharmacy vs Physical therapy?
Hello, So I am in my sophomore-junior year majoring in biology and I have maintained mostly 4.0s including General Bio, General chem and Anatomy and Physiology calculs1... etc in community college I originally wanted to pursue pharmacy but a lot of negative comments on the internet (including forums here) and a few pharmacists that I have personally interviewed discouraged me to become a pharmacist because of the saturation of the market. I am now considering Physical therapy but I am not... (Advice needed) Pharmacy vs Physical therapy? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: HedgehogCute Tags: Pre-Pharmacy Source Type: forums

Help with a physiology-clinical scenario question
First off - This was NOT my case. I came on to relieve the call team and they were finishing up the case that I am about to describe - so the fine details are lacking. As I understand it..... a 19 y/o ruptured appendix some days before, IR drain not working...patient getting sicker and sicker...decision to OR for laparoscopic appy. Patient has been tacchycardic, but good urine output and no hypotension. Induction is smooth with no hemodynamic compromise (so i am told...i'm not sure if... Help with a physiology-clinical scenario question (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: epidural man Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums

Taking 3 science classes in one semester as a non-science major
So this semester I was planning on taking General Chemistry 1, General Biology 1, Physiology. Any thoughts on how I should go about taking these three together? I have already taken Human Anatomy in the previous Spring 2020 semester. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: kguzman12 Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

non-trad pre-med student
Hi all, I am an aspiring, non-traditional pre-medical student in California. I went to a community college (CC) before graduating from a 4-year in 2018 with a Bachelors's degree in Healthcare Administration. I took an Introduction to Biology course (got a B) and Anatomy and Physiology course (got a C) at the CC as pre-requisite requirements for the degree. Aside from these courses, I have not completed any other sciences, which means I need to fulfill the pre-requisite courses needed for... non-trad pre-med student (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: sneezy2020 Tags: Nontraditional Students Source Type: forums

Other sciences? sGPA
Hey, sorry if this has been addressed but I'm curious as to what other science makes up on the dental application?? On the ADEA AADSAS they mention biomechanics, exercise science, kinesiology, ect... Do these really count towards other sciences? O was a kineisiology major so otd be a huge plus but have a hard time believing I'd be that lucky. Thanks! BTW I've taken, sports psych, biomechanics, exercise physiology, nutrition and wellness, intro to KNS, motor development, motor learning... Other sciences? sGPA (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: eBrow Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

Do upper-levels science courses needed in medical schools?
Hey, I’m a rising sophomore major in chemical engineering. Due to my major, I don’t have that much time to complete many upper-levels chem/bio courses as the tradition pre-med I definitely would take biochemistry 1 with anatomy and physiology. My questions is would it be enough to survive in medical schools later on? I’m worry that I won’t have a strong background as others. In addition, I'm considering taking cell molecular too. Is is going to help me with the MCAT or do general biology... Do upper-levels science courses needed in medical schools? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - June 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: _theartery_ Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

SMP Help please!!
Hi everyone! This is my first time posting on SDN but I'm really in a bind and need help deciding on the following SMPs! Tufts, EVMS, CWRU-physiology, Drexel IMS, Georgetown. I don't qualify for the guaranteed interview from CWRU due to a much lower GPA than required.I live in FL so they would all be considered out of state. I'm mostly looking for which program would give me the best shot at getting into medical school after the program but I'm conflicted between going with name recognition... SMP Help please!! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Dreamer73 Tags: Postbaccalaureate Programs Source Type: forums

UWorld Q 7601 Respiratory physiology
Pt evaluated for worsening SOB on exertion, 40-pack-year smoking hit. Lung are hyperresonant on percussion and there is diffuse wheezing on auscultation. CXR reveals a flattened diaphragm with a narrow mediastinum, there are decreased bronchovascular markings in the peripheral lung region. Why this is COPD? how to tell it is not restrictive lung diseases ? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: maggiesilverchow Tags: Step I Source Type: forums

Should I take the W?
Long story short, I'm taking online physiology through Arizona State to cover one of the prerequisites for (primarily) UC Davis. It's a 14 week class condensed to 6 weeks for the summer. I wasn't able to do my intended shadow clinic hours earlier in the year due to COVID. On day 2 of class I was given the opportunity to start at a small animal clinic and do roughly 500 hours in the next 3 months. I tried to drop my class but due to the shortened schedule I can't drop it now without a W going... Should I take the W? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SouthernDuchess Tags: Pre-Veterinary Source Type: forums

Should I take physiology or endocrinology?
Hi everyone! I'm planning to take my MCAT around January 2021, so this fall I have room in my schedule to take either human physiology or endocrinology and need help deciding which one. Which class would be more helpful for the MCAT? Thank you! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: optovision Tags: MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test Source Type: forums

Nontraditional (Young) Applicant WAMC and School List Help!!
Education Undergraduate Institution: Southeast Missouri State University-Rising Senior Major: Biomedical Science MCAT: (Haven't taken yet, but average AAMC FL score of 518 129/131/130/128 across 4 exams under STC) cGPA 4.00 | sGPA 4.00 Credits Applied: 94 Upper level sciences: Advanced Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physiological Psychology, Animal Physiology, Microbiology Ethnicity/Gender: White/Male State of Residence: MO Clinical... Nontraditional (Young) Applicant WAMC and School List Help!! (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: SciencyFriend Tags: What Are My Chances? WAMC Medical Source Type: forums

Which upper-level science course?
Re-applying MD/DO this year and wanting to take an extra course via my state university's health professional's extension program, starting June. Options are genetics, immunology, or physiology. Can only take one because of time and $$$. What do folks think? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: windowgardener Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Do I have any chance of getting into OT school?
Hello, after reading many posts on the forum I am starting to think I have a low chance of getting into OT school.. Stats Major: Psychology Minor: Exercise Physiology GPA: 3.19 (gpa has gotten higher every semester, currently on the Dean's list) Pre req gpa: 3.67 (pending) GRE: taking in August Shadowing: 48hrs in pediatrics & 28hrs in hand OT (planning to get more once corona is over) In the process of getting my ABA certification as I was recently hired as a behavior... Do I have any chance of getting into OT school? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: allyssat Tags: Occupational Therapy [ O.T.D ] Source Type: forums

A few pulmonary physiology questions...
Hopefully someone can help a rising fellow with a few topics (some basic) that have come up and I haven't been able to get a good explanation for: - How exactly does a CHF exacerbation cause hypercapneic respiratory failure? Pulmonary edema seems to be mainly a VQ mismatch issue and not increased dead space? - How exactly does ARDS cause increased dead space? Again, it seems like blood is still flowing through the pulmonary vasculature and it's more of shunt physiology developing with... A few pulmonary physiology questions... (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: cavitarynodule Tags: Pulmonary / Critical Care Medicine Source Type: forums

Should i send a transcript from another college that i only took two classes?
I took Anatomy and Physiology at another college. Total 8 credits. I believe my undergraduate and master's degree credits are enough to cover all the requirements, do i still want to do it?? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: stormking Tags: Pre-Medical - DO Source Type: forums

Can you get a Letter of Recommendation from a Kinesiology professor if the class wasn't a 'real' science class?
I had a class on human wellness that was under kinesiology, so I'm wondering if I can get a LOR from the prof I had in this class. It wasn't a real 'science-y' class much at all, we talked about things like stress management and goal-setting lol but I'm just curious. Probably not, but you never know. Our kinesiology department holds the anatomy and physiology classes and is stupidly hard so it's not like some rinky-dink bs thing or anything but yeah. Thoughts? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: zedrexvsyrex Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

My premed advisor is actively trying to sabotage me
Ok so originally I was very interested in becoming a physical therapist and owning my own practice so my undergraduate courses were chosen for that goal. I was still a bio major but I took courses such as kinesiology, exercise physiology, etc, instead of upper level science courses like molecular genetics. After observation hours and great contemplation about physical therapy, I decided late that it wasn't worth it for me, with the biggest factor being the debt to income ratio. I always... My premed advisor is actively trying to sabotage me (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - May 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Passionseeking Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Physiology refresher
Has anybody found a good resource for physiology refresher lectures? Or, pathophysiology? Would love to find on par with MS 1/2, but even undergrad level physio level. Harvard has one, but its live. Looking more for on demand / flexibility. (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: burkemil Tags: Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties Source Type: forums

Medical College of Wisconsin Masters in Medical Physiology 2020-2021
Hello everyone. I am a Wisconsin resident and have been looking into post-bacc options. I recently applied to MCW's MMP program and have a lot of questions about it. I have seen little to nothing posted on SDN about this program. I was hoping to start a thread to see if people have applied to/completed this program and what they thought about it? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: GoPackGo97 Tags: Postbaccalaureate Programs Source Type: forums

OT student considering medical school -- looking for input
Hi, all I'm a first year Occupational Therapy student considering medical school and I was looking for some input about the following issues: 1. Should I wait until after graduation to take the plunge or cut my losses and start now in order to save money and time? 2. I had a winding path to get to OT, let alone medical school (BA in psych -> gap year taking chemistry and anatomy/physiology at a community college). Should I try for a postbacc? Would the community college prerequisites work... OT student considering medical school -- looking for input (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: lightredfloyd Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums

Study materials
Hello future dentists, I am a sophomore in college and I am really upset because I am worried I will not make it to dental school because I dont know wheee to begin! First off, I found a couple sellers for Kaplan Dat 2017-2018 + DAT Destroyer book of 2019 for 25 dollars. Is that a bargain? In addition, I only took bio, chem1, anatomy, and phis barely this year. This covid thing messed up my physiology class that were practically spending 1 day on 1 chapter. My teacher is also a very big... Study materials (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - April 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Future Trk Dentist Tags: DAT Discussions Source Type: forums

Does Intro to Human Phys count towards a Human Physiology prereq?
I need to take this course and was wondering if an introduction course would complete this requirement? They are both 3 credit hour courses (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: tangy Tags: Pre-Dental Source Type: forums

does A & P count for 'year of biology' classes?
Hi! Question about pre-reqs: At my school, the typical biology sequence is one quarter each of cell, animal, and plant bio. I've taken one quarter of cell bio and two quarters of anatomy&physiology - so, a year of bio classes. I don't have a school list yet, but the two schools in-state for me just ask for a "year of biology classes", and suggest that cell bio be covered. It seems to me that cell bio + the two A&P classes fulfill that requirement, but I'm wondering if I should take plant and... does A&P count for 'year of biology' classes? (Source: Student Doctor Network)
Source: Student Doctor Network - March 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: another_nontrad Tags: Pre-Medical - MD Source Type: forums