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by mk20
Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: Medical Students Forum
Topic: Questions about med school and preparing
Replies: 2
Views: 4472

Re: Questions about med school and preparing

The MCAT material is basic enough that in-depth study of any particular major will not give you much advantage. The more important thing is that you finish your pre-med courses before you take the MCAT. Some will argue that a biology major will better prepare you for the pre-clinical years of medica...
by mk20
Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:15 pm
Forum: Medical Students Forum
Topic: Green Heart
Replies: 3
Views: 4941

Re: Green Heart

So the patient had primary amyloidosis, but it still seems to be a mystery why his heart was green.
by mk20
Thu Oct 03, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: Medical Students Forum
Topic: Green Heart
Replies: 3
Views: 4941

Green Heart

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/0 ... een-heart/

Check out the link above for an interesting article in the NY times on a patient with literally a green-colored heart discovered during cardiac bypass surgery. The article explains his disease course and leaves us to diagnose the problem. Answer will be revealed Friday. Any ideas what he has??
by mk20
Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Medical Students Forum
Topic: Residency Program Application Deadlines
Replies: 0
Views: 2787

Residency Program Application Deadlines

Hey Everyone, Just a heads up for those applying to residency this year to make sure all of your LORs (or at least the required # of them) are in by programs' respective deadlines. A lot of programs have a deadline today, October 1st. My friend got caught off guard as one of his letters is not in ye...
by mk20
Fri Sep 20, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Medical Students Forum
Topic: Background check extent??
Replies: 2
Views: 3885

Re: Background check extent??

Yeah, they have enough applications to go through. They will not search everyone's employment records. But that is a pretty unique experience. Who knows, maybe it would get you some interviews if you put it on your application!