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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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The best medical and surgical writing on the internet

… can be found at http://other-things-amanzi.blogspot.com Specifically, the last post, titled “thumbs up“. Although still early in my PGY-1 year, I have already pronounced a dozen or two patients, called the coroner and talked to families. I’m not really sure … Continue reading

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The Tebowing Neurosurgeon

So, after successfully matching and a relatively awesome weekend, things are starting to calm down a bit and I’m hoping to blog a bit more. (I have said this before …) The Atlantic recently ran a piece about a neurosurgeon … Continue reading

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YES!

More to follow …

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8 Days

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