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Personal Statement Mention Future Goals in Personal Statement!

Do I mention my future plans in IM like fellows ship in cardiology , or gastroenterology or stick to just medicine !!!
I mean will be good or looks bad in PS to mention it
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It depends on what you are trying to portray. Look at the fellowships offered at the hospital you are applying to and it might be a good idea to write abt a certain fellowship u r interested in.

Even otherwise you could just write abt ur future plans as well . Just a couple of lines wud suffice.
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why does everyone
want to do cardiology and gi.
ofcourse for the money.
why do imgs always go for the money.
its sad
cardiology isnt even that interesting
u need to be good with a stethoscope
i mean surely there are more
int thngs than gastro and cards
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why does everyone
want to do cardiology and gi.
ofcourse for the money.
why do imgs always go for the money.
its sad
cardiology isnt even that interesting
u need to be good with a stethoscope
i mean surely there are more
int thngs than gastro and cards
What is beautiful about medicine is that it is such a broad field. There is something for everyone. I think it is wrong to judge people who are interested in one field just because you are not interested in it. How do you know why they are interested in it? I am sure they have a good reason.
I am not saying I am interested in those fields, I am just saying be a little more open minded instead of being judgemental of other people's choices. I don't see how your comment is relevant to the topic or in this forum at all.
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Originally Posted by add1 View Post
why does everyone
want to do cardiology and gi.
ofcourse for the money.
why do imgs always go for the money.
its sad
cardiology isnt even that interesting
u need to be good with a stethoscope
i mean surely there are more
int thngs than gastro and cards
Sure I second Val7 its wrong to ridicule some one just because you dont find it interesting . If you can help the OP then you dont need to post personal opinion about the OP's character and by the way even AMGs and other docs aim for specialty which have better life style and money. You should serve your own country rather than shifting to usa ??? why are you coming here ?? Ah I guess for money ??



For the OP's question , if you are applying for community hospitals i would not mention it and say its to early to make a choice but if its a mid tier place that can offer fellowships you can mention it . community programs usually train for PP so may not like that much specially if their residents dont get into fellowships , that would be awkward situation during the IV .
good luck
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