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  1. Hey All, 'Tis the Season: This thread is strictly for CaRMS interview invitations. Please BOLD new entries and in brackets place the date that the invite was sent so that we can keep track of things easily (ex. General Surgery: Vancouver (Nov 20), Edmonton (Nov 22) ). Best of luck to everyone going through the R1-2019 CaRMS match! *Lets keep this thread strictly for interview related communication if possible* Anatomical Pathology: Anesthesiology: Cardiac Surgery: Dermatology: Diagnostic Radiology: Emergency Medicine: Family Medicine: General Pathology: General Surgery: Hematological Pathology: Internal Medicine: Medical Genetics and Genomics: Medical Microbiology: Neurology: Neurology - Paediatric: Neuropathology: Neurosurgery: Nuclear Medicine: Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Ophthalmology: Orthopaedic Surgery: Otolaryngology: Pediatrics: Plastic Surgery: PM&R: Psychiatry: Public Health and Preventive Medicine: Radiation Oncology: Urology: Vascular Surgery:
  2. MedsHousing.com

    Hamilton short term suitable

    Hamilton! short term or long term New Listing! www.MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0030554 As posted: I am a single female professional with a 2-story house in the north end of downtown. It is quiet, well-lit, tidy and peaceful here, and within walking distance to downtown, groceries, James Street or the harbour. Rent is $200/week or $700/month and includes all utilities, household items (e.g. kitchen items, dishsoap, linens), furnishings and wifi. The bedroom is simple but cozy, with a dresser, desk and bed. There is also additional closet space available in a spare bedroom. I am the only other person sharing the space, and there are no pets. All of my previous tenants have really enjoyed their stays! Street parking is readily available, and bike storage is available indoors. There are bus stops and Sobi bikes close by. Nearby medical centers include: 1 km to Hamilton General Hospital and Ron Joyce Children’s Hospital (a 13 min walk); 3km to St.Joseph’s Hospital 7km to McMaster University and Medical Centre (15 min drive) 5 km to Juravinski Cancer Centre (12 min drive) If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Thanks, Dianne
  3. Hi All, I'm a student in 5th year of Med school studying here in Poland at WUM and I hold a Pakistani Passport. I am aware of the fact that you MUST be a PR holder or have a Canadian Citizenship to be eligible to practice there as there are steep chances for IMG's especially non Canadians. I will be getting engaged in a couple of months and my fiance is studying/working in Canada, He would get his PR soon hopefully. So here my question goes, can I just go to Canada after graduating which will be in 2 years and start preparing for Carms and get a PR in the meanwhile and then apply to residency (it would take 2 3 yeard after I graduate) ? What would be the best advice in this case or if there is some other pathway I should opt for?
  4. MedsHousing.com

    Ottawa stay with a PGY2

    Ottawa-Furnished Room in Townhouse (only 1 housemate) for CaRMS (Ottawa Civic Hospital, Heart Institute, Royal Ottawa) Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9, Canada @www.MedsHousing.com Hello, I am a clean and tidy PGY-2 in Dermatology looking to rent out my extra bedroom in a new spacious home to a respectful and tidy housemate. It will just be you and I in the home, and I do not own any pets. The home will be very quiet. Having been through CaRMS myself, I believe you will appreciate this so that you can work on your application in peace. Available: 20 Nov 2018 onwards (short or long-term rentals welcome). Rate: $250/week or $850/month Amenities included: – Room is fully furnished with Double Bed, Night stand, Work Desk, Desk Lamp and Closet – Quiet, spacious shared living space (1400 sq ft.) – Ultra high-speed, unlimited internet (80M download, 10M upload) – On-site Parking Available If you need anything else, feel free to ask! I'm happy to help answer questions pertaining to CaRMS too. Travel Distances: – Ottawa Hospital (Civic Campus / Heart Institute): 5-min drive – Royal Ottawa: 5-min drive – Ottawa Hospital (General Campus): 10-min – CHEO: 10-min drive – Walmart/Loblaws/Food Basics: 3-min drive / 5 min bike – Alonguin College: 6-min drive – Carleton University: 8-min drive – Downtown / University of Ottawa: 10-min drive Please feel free to message me if you have any questions. I respond quickly. Thank you for your interest. Price local currency : $250wk/mth Listing Type : Furnished Property Type : Short term suitable/electives Medical School : University of Ottawa Availability : Contact for dates available through www.MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0027001
  5. MedHopeful93

    Conferences

    I know presenting at conferences is a good way to boost your CaRMS application, and to demonstrate interest in your preferred field. However, is it worth adding conferences as an attendee? For example, if it is at a more prestigious conference in the field you are hoping to enter, does that reflect well on you?
  6. Hi All, I've been eyeing rad onc for a while now and since I'm approaching clerkship I figured I should try to learn more about the field. I've shadowed about a week total in a few different tumour groups/ clinic types, but I wanted to hear from residents and attendings from other clinical sites as well. There are a lot of things I really enjoy about rad onc. I like how research driven the field is, the cool tech, working with cancer patients, being able to provide therapeutic treatments, making a discernable impact in the lives of people dealing with a life threatening disease, qnd seeing some of my patients get better because of my care. The lifestyle is also a big plus along with being able to have some geographic flexibility when choosing a residency. I also have some concerns about the field that I was hoping some of you would be able to comment on. It feels like there isn't as much of a diagnostic aspect in rad onc, with most patients already being diagnosed by the time they get to you. I like the diagnostic element of medicine, using your knowledge base to work through a differential and uncover what's going on, etc. and I was worried I would miss that. I'm also worried about having to deal with bad outcomes as I'm not sure how I'll handle having to deal with something like that regularly. I've heard the job market is opening up, but I'm very geographically limited and it's one of my top priorities to be able to live in my home province, is being that geographically constrained feasible in rad onc? I also have some concerns about the future of the field, the rad onc forum on studentdoctor is very doom and gloom with a lot of attendings expressing their misgivings about the field, is the climate in Canada comparable? I see a lot about declining indications for radiation, increasing uptake of hypofraction, and an increasingly saturated job market. I like some aspects of how the clinic pace is, in that I feel like you're never rushing through patients and they're getting the time they need, but on the days I shadowed we would spend maybe an hour of a three hour clinic seeing patients (rad oncs salaried in my province), with a lot of breaks in between. I was wondering if you feel stimulated enough day to day, or if start feeling really bored by the slow pace. I also had some general questions about rad onc: -how interesting is planning and doing brachy, it seems really cool on paper but some attendings have mentioned they find it pretty boring -what led you to go into rad onc? -what do you enjoy about the field? -what do you dislike about the field? -what is a typical week like for you? (Time spent in clinic, contouring, meetings/tumour boards) -what advice do you have for a medical student considering rad onc
  7. And so it begins. The waiting game one more time. Good luck to all of us and I sincerely wish that come March 1st we should all have our dream come true.
  8. Hi, I'm in the process of creating my rank list and I was hoping to get some guidance. I am applying to internal medicine across Canada. The only programs I did not get an interview for was Toronto and Mac, which is unfortunate because my family is in the GTA area and I eventually want to establish a practice there. After going through all the information session, I feel that I have a pretty good idea of the strength and weakness of each program. My question is: should I take into consideration where I want to practice in the future into my ranking of programs? It does seem that training at U of A/Calgary/UBC will give me a wide exposure to different pathologies as oppose to Queen's/Western. However, If I eventually want to come back to the GTA area, should I stay at an Ontario school instead of going out west or the maritimes? Is it that much harder to match back east for MSM in Ontario? What about for future job prospects, would it be harder to get a job in Ontario if all your training in on the west coast? Thanks!
  9. Are programs required to inform you of their Royal College Status if it is provisional or intent to withdraw? On the tour I have heard of U of A Radiology being on intent to withdraw status and am not sure what the implication of this is or whether it is true.
  10. And so it begins.... This is the thread for interview invites. PLEASE BOLD NEW ENTRIES. Please remember to copy the most recent post, and update it your invite with date. Best of luck, 2018 R1-Applicants ! PS. This thread is strictly for interview invites. Please use the other thread for discussions. ___________________________________________ Anatomical Pathology: Anesthesiology: Cardiac Surgery: Dermatology: Diagnostic Radiology: Emergency Medicine: Family Medicine: General Surgery: Internal Medicine: Laboratory Medicine: Medical Biochemistry: Medical Genetics: Neurology: Neurology - Pediatric: Neuropathology: Neurosurgery: Obstetrics and Gynecology: Ophthalmology: Orthopedic Surgery: Otolaryngology: Pediatrics: Plastic Surgery: PM&R: Psychiatry: Radiation Oncology: Urology: Vascular Surgery:
  11. Hamilton Ontario Electives/CaRMS www.MedsHousing.com Listing #0021254 Emergency medicine resident at McMaster with 1 bedroom available in a 2 bedroom, newly renovated condo. Located only a 10 min walk from St. Joseph’s hospital and the GO station, and centrally located from all the surrounding hospitals, it’s an ideal location for electives and for CaRMS. Fully furnished with in suite laundry, utilities, wifi, netflix, and any required amenities all included! Price local currency : $225wk
  12. There doesn't seem to be an organized/up to date version of this for IMG/CSA CaRMS applicants...so here it is! If you received an invite, simply copy the most recent list and add a new entry. No discussions please! Good luck everyone! ---------------------------------------------------- Anatomical Pathology:Anesthesiology:Cardiac Surgery:Dermatology:Diagnostic Radiology:Emergency Medicine:Family Medicine:General Surgery:Internal Medicine:Laboratory Medicine:Medical Biochemistry:Medical Genetics:Neurology:Neurology - Pediatric:Neuropathology:Neurosurgery:Obstetrics and Gynecology:Ophthalmology:Orthopedic Surgery:Otolaryngology:Pediatrics:Plastic Surgery:PM&R:Psychiatry: Radiation Oncology:Urology:Vascular Surgery:
  13. Wondering if anyone has done or heard anything about ICU electives at St.Paul's? I'm looking to do it in my 4th year elective and just wondering what people thought about the rotation
  14. Any elective advice for someone who is looking to match family med at McMaster (or somewhere in Southern Ontario)? I've heard it's good to be diverse, but maybe some electives are better than others? Thanks in advance!
  15. Hi everyone! I thought it would be interesting to have an updated discussion on how to be competitive for CaRMS and hopefully match to the specialties we're shooting for. The medical field is constantly changing and I think it would be beneficial to have more updated discussions about how to prepare for CaRMS. We all know that CaRMS can be a stressful time for many. I would like to hear more from others about how to prepare a strong application for CaRMS. This discussion can include anything from research, extracurricular activities (clubs, sports, hobbies), clerkship, electives, LOR, interviews, etc. I know that this topic can be quite subjective, but I would love to still hear from you all. Any information helps! To help categorize the information, it would be great to hear if you're a current med student, resident or other. Thanks for your help! What do you think makes for a competitive CaRMS application?
  16. "I have a fully-furnished spare room for rent in my 3 bedroom 1 bathroom house in East College Park of Saskatoon, which is a 10 min drive/20 min bus ride to RUH, + a few minutes to SCH, and about a 15 minute drive to SPH. All hospitals are also connected by an efficient shuttle system should you be reliant on public transit. I am a 4th year medical student, and I live in one of the rooms (when I’m not away on electives, which is 75% of the time). I have a longterm tenant who’s a friendly and mature engineering graduate who lives in the second room. My house has ample street parking, a beautiful backyard with a fire pit, and all utilities + amenities would be included for $200/week. My home is very conveniently and centrally located in a quiet, family-oriented neighbourhood: near RUH/SCH and 8th street/Broadway Ave/downtown (where all the action is!). I live a walking distance away from groceries, my favorite cafe for coffee+studying purposes, and there’s a very nice bike/walk path near my house for the runners out there. Of course, the bus system can get you anywhere else you need to go, and the closest stop is a 3 minute jaunt from my front door. I have tons of other tips and recommendations for things to do/see, and would even be able to show you around if I’m in town during your stay! Message me for specific dates! through www.MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0018258
  17. I'm currently a preclerk med student wanting to go into family medicine and looking for advice from upper years/residents on how they have found the FM programs at different schools across Canada for a comparison. Looking specifically to know how competitive, intense, innovative the programs are and what kinds of opportunities are offered. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  18. I'm a female MS3 interested in OBGYN, but worried about the lifestyle and work-life balance. My main interests are Obstetrics (clinic, deliveries) and Gyne (clinics, procedures). How do I approach the issue of the busy and difficult schedule of an OBSGYN vs the desire to have more than sufficient time for family and eventually kids where I could be involved fully in their lives without stressing to find time.
  19. FOR RENT: Aura at College Park (386 Yonge Street) $1400/month (hydro + wifi separate) Private room with exclusive use of second bath. (The condo has two beds and baths, I will be occupying one of the rooms and baths and you will be occupying the other) The condo has great amenities including -Madonna’s Hard Candy Gym -Theatre Room -Rooftop Patios -Underground Subway (College Stn) -Bed, Bath & Beyond, Marshalls, coffee shops, etc. inside the building -Underground tunnel to a variety of stores and two food courts -And more! The condo is pretty big and bright and you can even get a view of the CN Tower from the balcony! I’m a recent grad and am preferably looking for grad students, recent grads or working professionals but anyone who is interested is more than welcome to shoot me a message! Preference will go to those that are willing to sign longer term leases and are okay with unfurnished rooms. (at least 8 months) Viewings are available ASAP and move in is April 1st. to contact : MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0012738
  20. www.MedsHousing.com Listing #0002622 Click link to contact landlord. Private furnished room in large 3 bedroom 2 story walk up apartment in Leaside (Bayview Eglinton) Surrounded by shops and restaurants. Close to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Ideal for short term Elective students) or long term too! 20 minute walk , 3 minute car ride, or 5 minute bus ride. Non-smoking home. Includes wifi/laundry $800/month Available April 1st MedsHousing.com has many housing options to suit your training needs. Take a browse.
  21. MedsHousing.com Listing# 5756 TORONTO-basement bachelor in Little Italy available June 1st 232 Palmerston Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada I am offering a bright, impeccably clean, cheerful and partially furnished bachelor apartment in my Victorian home in Little Italy. It’s on quiet and tree-lined Palmerston Avenue, and in what Vogue has called the second coolest neighbourhood in the world. The apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom, a closet, electric heating, and access to a large storage unit. You will have private access to the apartment from the side of the house. Your commute will be 10 minutes to downtown hospitals. There is no parking available, and no laundry facility (though there is a laundromat at the end of the street). You will have access to some of the home’s outdoor space. All utilities are included except cable and internet. I am asking $950 per month. This is an ideal apartment for a single quiet person. No pets or smokers, please, as my children live upstairs and cannot tolerate either. Please come prepared with a letter of reference from a previous landlord. I will require first and last month’s rent, and a lease of at least three months. My preference is for a year long lease. Please contact landlord using the MedsHousing.com contact form to set up an appointment for a viewing.
  22. Niagara-Bright spacious 1BR+den apartment for rent. Caroline Street, St. Catherine's, Ont. As listed on : MedsHousing Listing ID #0012615 Completely renovated, including heat- and sound-proofing, brand-new kitchen and bathroom, new flooring throughout, 1BR + den (has doors, can be used as an office or a second small bedroom), abt. 1000 sq ft. Forced air heating, central A/C, separate entrance and security system. The lower floor of a family home, owner living upstairs. Windows are above ground, facing a wooded ravine with a creek, a separate entrance, on a quiet cul-de-sac, minutes from shopping (Pen Centre), Brock University (McMaster Niagara Campus), St.Catharines and Niagara Falls General Hospitals; 17mins to Welland Hospital. Suitable for a professional couple; graduate and medical students welcome. Unfurnished, but can help with partial furnishing if needed. No pets. Utilities and use of carport included. References, credit check, last month’s rent required. Price local currency : $1,200/mo Furnished and unfurnished.
  23. Toronto-Newly renovated large 2 bedroom FURNISHED apartment – amazing neighbourhood and easily walk to most major teaching hospitals 147 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada Posted on February 7, 2017 to contact Landlord: MEDSHOUSING Listing ID #0012603 Location, location, location! I am an academic physician renovating this newly renovated nearly 1000 square foot basement apartment in my home. The unit has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, exposed brick wall, kitchen island with stainless steel counter, a 50 inch flat screen smart TV, cable, included high speed wifi, and more. Multiple grocery stores and small markets within 5 minutes. Some of the best restaurants in the city are steps away on Harbord Street. En suite laundry and all new appliances in the full kitchen. One of the best walking neighbourhoods in the entire city and also close to the subway, bus, and streetcar routes. 5 minute walk to Spadina or Bathurst subway stations and the bus and streetcars stop a few steps from front door. Perfect for visiting medical students or residents – 15 minutes by foot to multiple hospitals including SickKids, Toronto General, Mount Sinai, Princess Margaret, and Toronto Western. If you are looking to drive there are multiple Autoshare pickup points within 1-3 blocks. 5 minutes on foot to University of Toronto, Queen’s Park, Kensington Market, Little Italy, Chinatown, or Little Korea. 10 minutes on foot to Yorkville and ROM.
  24. Montreal-MUHC-Brand New! Underground Parking, Storage Unit, Bike storage Pool, Gym, Terrace *cyclists/runners dream location* Fabulous new 2 bedroom 808 sq. ft. condo, Be the first to live in it! Sunny Sunny Corner Unit 11th floor St. Catherine’s Street/Atwater Stunning view. *****Best location for residency and fellowships******* Central to all hospitals Atwater Metro steps away View prelim photos on: MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0010924 ** two units offered side by side, one furnished one unfurnished. Both can be furnished*** Residency and Fellowship perfect! Location and comforts. Shaughnessy Village! Right in the heart of the most dynamic Canadian City! *Cyclists/runners-dream location, zip down Atwater to canal by the Atwater Market-and cycle/run for miles* Amazing early am cycle to Old Port or to the end of the island/or just take it to work at the Glen/MUHC Be the first to live in this fabulous brand new 2 bed 1 bath condo with only 84 units. **Soon to be fabulously furnished 808 Sq. Feet of space** Pool. Exercise room. Roof top BBQ terrace Underground parking *with storage and separate bike storage*. Situated on ST. Catherine’s Street beside the newly renovated Cabot Square. Adjacent to Westmount, Montreal’s famous neighbourhood. *Deep soaker tub for post call solitude. *Heated slate bathroom floor *Hardwood throughout *In-unit laundry front loading *Granite counters and Stainless Appliances *Corner unit with stunning sunny southern view. *Balcony for morning lattes. This is an amazing location for MUHC, Montreal General, The Jewish General, McGill Medical School. Live where you work and play. Steps away: *Starbucks *Adonis International Grocery store *Alexis Nihon Plaza with IGA, Canadian Tire, Shopper’s Drug Mart. Sports Expert etc. *IGA hours 0700 til 2200 AND offers online shopping for pick up or delivery ! BONUS! *Atwater Metro *St. Catherine’s Street with shops, restaurants, cafes and all that it is famous for! Travel Times to Hospitals: MUHC:(The Glen) Transit/16 Min Bike/10 Min. Walk/25 Min Car/5 Min Jewish General: Transit/24 min Bike/16 min Walk/56 min Car/10 min Montreal General:<Transit/11 min Bike/4 min Walk/21 min Car/2 min McGill Medical School:Transit/15 min Bike/7 min Walk/27 min Car/4 min Steps away from Atwater Metro in Cabot’s Square Park. The neighbourhood : Shaughnessy Village/Ville Marie PREVEL built condo. ** 2 bedroom unit next door also available either furnished or unfurnished** tell your friends.
  25. www.MedsHousing.com JAN 2017 available Edmonton-SHARE 2 BEDROOM 2 FULL BATH – University Hospital Area 11103 84th Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, AB, Canada Posted on December 16, 2016 Click the link for more info: Listing ID #0011615 This spacious bright corner unit in UNIVERSITY PLAZA is a must to see steps to the University Hospital and Campus! Perfect for Residents on Electives!!!!! We are looking for a mature respectful, non smoking roommate to share this nicely furnished 2 bedroom and 2 full bath unit Share with a mature professional female who works at the U of A Hospital. Electric, Gas, and Internet included. No extra bills !!! This is a very quiet concrete building, and this well furnished unit has a great open floor plan. It has two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The bedrooms are located opposite corner in the unit to maximize your privacy. For your convenience, bedroom is furnished with double bed, dresser and night table. Desk and chair will be provided as well. The open kitchen has plenty of storage, an island counter and is open to the living and dining room areas, making the spaces seem much larger. This great condo has lots of big windows, a corner gas Fire Place in the LR, an in suite laundry and has it’s own furnace and hot water tank. This unit has all the appliances, includes a dishwasher, a built in microwave, renting a heated underground parking stall is optional with $75 extra per month. There is also a good size balcony off the living room which has gas line hood up for a BBQ. It is a fantastic place to call home. Price $1,000/mo www.MedsHousing.com helps cure the housing stress. "Where are you going and when do you have to be there?" Listings near hospitals and medical schools. Long term short term.
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