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  1. https://mazer.us/MazerLottery.pdf Dr. Mazer, a pathologist at Johns Hopkins University, wrote about you guys!
  2. Also to add to the discussion, 40+% of CMGs match to FM but a good % of those that do, match have FM as a 2nd choice specialty (aka backup to a more competitive specialty like Derm, Emerg, Surgical subspecialties, OBGYN) and matching FM is not so much a want/desire, as it is something imposed onto them as they would rather match something than not match at all. In the US, IM and Peds act as primary care physicians as well. IM and Peds training is also only 3 years v.s. 4 (really it's 5 with GIM and Gen peds "fellowships") in Canada.
  3. There is no impact factor for this journal but oh well, just glad to get it off of my hands
  4. My research was accepted for publication in a small journal after being rejected by bigger ones thrice. This journal is not indexed in Pubmed, but is legit and peer-reviewed (its on Sage pubs and stuff). Does this publication still count for CaRMS? Or is it like publishing in a med school journal
  5. So what is to be said for the premeds gunning for EP or IC I wonder, those odds must be horrendously low once youre in such a competent field of cardiologists
  6. https://www.utoronto.ca/news/university-toronto-receives-single-largest-gift-canadian-history-james-and-louise-temerty University of Toronto receives single largest gift in Canadian history from James and Louise Temerty to support advances in human health and health care
  7. @lolz3 @SillyPanda @1D7 Just so we are on the same page, headshot means shoulders (level of the clavicle ish) and up correct? Could you find the information on the CaRMS website as I was not able to, much appreciated thank you
  8. Is there any general advice or unwritten guidelines for CaRMS photos? In terms of background (scenery, med school building, studio with lighting) and type of photo (headshot, potrait)? Anything in particular I should look out for or pay attention to? Pictures from the internet as examples are greatly appreciated
  9. Sooner or later they will need to pull the trigger on Psych Soc, I wonder how many years of data they were hoping for. The med students that wrote it in 2015 matriculated in 2016 and graduated in 2020
  10. You wont rewrite this cycle so just apply and see what happens. I knew applicants that applied with 1 below the previous year score and it dropped the year they applied and they got an II or even an A so just apply and see
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