I am desperate for help here. I have received an IM elective at Yale this August. Everything including my VISA is all set EXCEPT I fail my first attempt in the EPIC training course.
I swear I watched and tried to understand how the EPIC system works. It is pretty much similar to...
Hi, I got accepted for a research elective in psychiatry. Apart from reading the abstracts by my mentor, what else can I do to prepare for my elective?
Please suggest what I can do to make the most of my elective.
Any suggestions on preparation for clinical electives are welcome too.:)
Guys, back at med school I did electives at a hospital which is ACGME accredited but it's outside US (located in the Middle East). Do you think that can count as a USCE? I know that by definition that should be US experience, but since this hospital is accredited.. I would appreciate your...
Hi dear doctors,
I am a final year Asian looking for internships. I haven't taken any steps yet and am planning to do USCE just after taking my Final Uni exams. What are the documents i need to get ready for the process.
Please help. :rolleyes:
Hi, I'm trying to apply to brown for electives. I sent them a mail with a few details about my college and me, they never replied back. Can anyone who has done an elective there or know of anyone who been there for an elective tell me what you did?
I'm currently a med student from Central America planning to do electives in the US and have all the other criteria met except the vaccination forms, i currently have all the vaccines taken with few weeks already passed to get them IgGs but in my country they dont do titers and i...
does anyone know about the limit to duration of electives, canadians are allowed
Is it 12 weeks of Canadian electives per year or 12 weeks of electives in total per Canadian img????
Hi, i will be going for electives in jan 2015, was doing some research on the same. I would like to do general surgery residency later and wanted to know which electives are best to improve my CV and also how to plan those between Jan-Feb-Mar 2015.
Hi, can anyone tell me what kind of electives should I apply for if I choose to do residency in IM in the future?
I've heard that internal medicine elctives are very difficult to get, while Pediatrics and Pathology electives are easy to get. Should I apply for Pathology electives?
Please, I need...
How are you guys prepping for electives?
I just got done with Step 1 so my clinicals aren't that good. I didn't really focus a lot on wards because I was busy with Step 1.
Besides learning to take a focused history and do relevant examinations, is there anything else I should focus on before...
i am thinking about getting some elective experience before i graduate in september 2013. and i m currently in talking with them also.
i just want to get assured that LoRs i get from paid electives through all these companies, hold the same value as unpaid LoRs??:sorry:
its nothing like...
Is it necessary to do an elective (whether an observership or clerkship) in the field we know we're going to choose for residency? Or is it ok if we have LoRs from various specialties and apply for residency in something else??
Also, what if somebody still doesn't know which...
Im an img from india with the desire to do my electives after my final year by postponing my mandatory internship.Im currently a final year student and i have my final exams after 9 months.I havent given my USMLE step1 yet and i am also a US permanent resident (green card holder).Now coming to...
I will receive my Step 1 score in 2 weeks :happy:
Does anyone know good places to apply with Step 1 score? Also, my CV is not very good I don't have research or anything so I'm wondering if Step 1 score will be enough to get me the elective. Thanks.
Does anyone know the chances of getting into...
Yale is asking for HBsAb titres along with the dates of shots taken. I was immunized as a child and the immunization papers have been misplaced. Plus I dont even remember whether I got the third booster or not.
what do I do. The applications have to reach atleast 6 moths before and the whole...
Hi guys. I am an Italian medical student in my 5th year in a 6 year degree. I have already had an USCE (a 2-months-observership in a university hospital in Texas) which was really rewarding and made me think of pursuing a medical career in the US.
Now I am planning and I am in doubt about the...
I am an IMG in my 4th year of medical school and am hoping to go into Emergency Medicine. I got accepted to do an elective in Trauma Surgery at Mayo Clinic and at Cook County for the same month.
Which place do you think it is better to go to? Mayo has a great name behind it, but Cook County is...