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  1. GrouchoMarx

    Applying to FM last minute

    A bit late now but for students just starting medical school, this right here is a reminder to smash the USMLE exams
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    Transferring residency programs

    Five letters USMLE
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    Income and Lifestyle

    intraoperative consults and stupid autopsies. i dont blame people not wanting to pay for autopsies. im sad to say that staff feel compelled to do them on weekends for free because if they dont the admin will tarnish their names and replace them with foreign trained insourced labor. the intraoperative consults however are very important and can have major implications. these are high stakes, high pressure situations, and do happen at odd hours. yet pathologists are not paid for it. in some hospitals theyre expected to perform the technical work required to obtain the slide for the frozen section. this is like asking a radiologist to position the patients on call. fat fucking chance they will. pathologists though, theyll cut a slide. theyll do anything. the call burdens are even bigger if in general path as weird results can get you woken up at night.
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    Income and Lifestyle

    being forced to work for free is a bigger source of burnout than working more and getting paid for that work. in ontario pathologists dont even get paid to be on call. residents in pathology get more pay for their call work than the staff do! the job markets bad enough in ontario that the only place thats consistently advertising positions is thunder bay, and i cant imagine being stuck there on a weekend without being able to drink myself into a coma, let alone not being paid for it! the paradigm that pathologists lead idyllic lives is one of times past. government and admin pressures coupled with an overabundance of insourced cheap labor from india/pakistan/other has made the field one where you are looking over your shoulder constantly as your replacement may be just around the corner.
  5. I wonder if its more for service coverage
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    US Residencies and CaRMS

    You can. This isn't carms. You have used no American funding. You can apply pgy1 if you want.
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    Speciality Closest to Derm

    its not a clinical discipline so there isnt any overlap in the daily work style. as with most pathology its high volume 40-50 cases a day
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    Speciality Closest to Derm

    derm is exceptionally high volume thats why the pay is good 40-50 patients a day at specialist rates.
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    FM transfers

    I recommend that you stop wasting time on the opaque Canadian system and instead devote your efforts to USMLE
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    Cap in number of Electives

    i oppose central planning in most forms, including this one
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    NYU to make medical school free

    To those that have everything more will be given
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    USMLE Step 1

    Kaplan serves no purpose
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    USMLE Step 1

    Sdn and Reddit/medicalschool Step 1 is ufap Step 2 is u Cs is fa cs Step 3 is u