Monthly Archives: April 2014

International Medical Schools, Part II (for the FMG/IMG)

International Medical Schools, Part II (for the current medical student) “Can an international medical graduate (IMG) match into neurosurgery?” “Can a foreign medical graduate (FMG) match into neurosurgery?”   The short answer is: no.   The long answer is: if … Continue reading

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International Medical Schools, Part I (for the pre-medical student)

As a “non-traditional” applicant with several years of work under my belt, I considered applying to US MD, US DO, non-US Caribbean MD and non-US International MD schools. In retrospect, I would simply say this: the freedom to choose my … Continue reading

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The days are long, but the years are short.

At the beginning of this year, a very wise individual gave me the following advice: “The days are long, but the years are short.” As for the days being long, I couldn’t agree more. As a surgical intern, my job … Continue reading

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