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  • On Moving Across the Country for Medical Training

  • Created March 16, 2018 by Karen Tran-Harding
  • Moving across the country for medical school was the scariest thing I ever did – and the best thing I ever did I looked out the window as the plane touched down on the runway. I heard the gentleman next to me ask, “So what brings you to Kentucky?” I didn’t know if he assumed...VIEW >
  • Physician Home Loans: The What, the How, and Where to Find One

  • Created March 15, 2018 by Josh Mettle
  • Young physicians have some of the highest mortgage underwriting decline rates of any professional seeking real estate financing. This should not come as a surprise, as most residents have a negative net worth (typically loans far exceed assets) and many coming straight out of medical school have not filed taxes in years. How does one...VIEW >
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  • How to Maximize Medical School Second Looks

  • Created March 14, 2018 by Cassie Kosarek
  • While most students dream of getting an acceptance letter from just one medical school, others find themselves in the enviable position of having to choose between two or more schools to which they’ve been accepted. If you are deciding between schools, Second Look days can help you determine where you’ll commit. Second Look days are...VIEW >
  • Confessions of a Former Mediocre Premed Student

  • Created March 13, 2018 by Yoo Jung Kim
  • Many students start college gung-ho about going into medicine, and many end up falling short of their goals. Their reasons are varied. Some discover new careers that better appeal to their interests; others realize that they can’t stomach the long commitment required in medicine. However, the saddest group of people are those who come to...VIEW >

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  • Q&A with Dr. Harris Eyre, Psychiatrist, Pharmacogeneticist

  • Created March 12, 2018 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Dr. Harris Eyre, MD, PhD, Fulbright Scholar (WG Walker) is a psychiatrist, and Chief Medical Officer and Co-Founder of CNSDose, a company which has developed and deployed a world-leading genetic test to aid the antidepressant selection process for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and people with depression. He is also an executive-in-residence at the Texas Medical...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS, Limb Salvage Specialist

  • Created March 8, 2018 by Christy Crisologo
  • Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS, is a professor in the Plastic Surgery Department at UT Southwestern and an attending physician at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, TX. He specializes in limb salvage, using his surgical and wound healing expertise to help patients—especially those with diabetes—who have been told that amputation is the only...VIEW >
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  • Q&A with Dr. James Doty, Neurosurgeon, CCARE Director

  • Created March 2, 2018 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • James R. Doty M.D., is a Professor of Neurosurgery and the founder and director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University. He is also a philanthropist serving on the board of a number of non-profits; an investor and consultant to a number of medical device and biomedical companies;...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Dr. Adigo Atabo, Functional Medicine Specialist

  • Created February 12, 2018 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Dr. Adigo Atabo, BM BS BMedSc(Hons) MRCS MIH FWACS(Plastics) IFMCP, is the founder and Medical Director of, and organiser of the Functional Medicine UK Practitioners Group. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Nottingham (2002), Dr. Atabo initially trained in Plastic Surgery in the NHS, before moving into Functional Medicine. She is...VIEW >

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