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4 Reasons Why IMG’s Shouldn’t Lose Hope.

International medical graduates make up a quarter of the physician workforce in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. It is unfortunate that being a graduate from an international medical school has become tagged with…

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IMG Roadmap Series: Dr. Type A.

Over the previous 2 years of sharing lessons from my life as a previous IMG turned attending, I have received multiple questions via Instagram from FMG/IMG’s alike. I realize that everyone is different, and can…

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The African Doctor.

I have not cried in a long time, but this ONE made me cry! I just watched “Bienvenue a Marly-Gomont” (available on Netflix with English subtitles under the title “The African Doctor” ). It is…

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A Touchy Public Health Concern.

Guns. Yes, guns don’t kill people. Cars don’t kill people. People with guns kill people. People who drive recklessly can kill people. On January 23rd 2018, a 15-year-old student shot sixteen people at Marshall County…

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How To Write The Perfect Personal Statement.

The 2014 NRMP program director survey revealed that 78% of program directors cite the personal statement as an important factor in deciding which candidates to interview. The average importance was rated 3.6/5. So, let us…

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