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  1. 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!
  2. I have really enjoyed my Peds rotation as well as IM rotation and their ambulatory options and can see myself enjoy doing either of them as a career. So I was thinking of taking electives in both in order apply to both. Anyone got any thoughts on this? Is it a good idea? You or anyone you know has done this? Would it reduce my chances of getting accepted if Carms Committees see that I have taken both electives?
  3. hey everyone, I was just wondering if anyone has insight into which schools are recommended for ophtho electives? And in what other specialties should you have electives in? Do they for sure have to be related to surgical fields such as plastics or ENT? I was also wondering if anyone has info regarding applying to Quebec schools for ophtho if you're not a Quebec resident? For example, are there any return-of-service agreements or anything? Thanks in advance!
  4. Check out your housing options on www.MedsHousing.com There are over 900 listings in Canada and USA MedsHousing.com was founded by a 4 generation team of medical healthcare members in Canada and USA We have all experienced the housing stress while moving up the training food chain Search Listings for: short term electives interviews (CaRMS) furnished and unfurnished long term residency fellowship close to medical schools and hospitals www.MedsHousing.com be found in various medical school manuals and journals. Reco
  5. Hello folks: I'll be starting M-1 this Fall at the UofA (Hooray). The faculty offers the option of doing a series of Summer electives in addition to the required elective courses. In this regard I would like to do some electives in Canada during the summer, but I have also been toying with the idea of doing a summer elective abroad, likely in the US or Europe. The process for signing up for Electives in-house, at least in the University of Alberta, seems fairly straight-forward but I'm kind of unsure how to try and snag electives in other locations in Canada or foreign electives in genera
  6. I recently got exposed to physiatry (physical medicine and rehabilitation) and am interested in pursuing it. However, given that it is such a small specialty (and pretty competitive in recent years), I am not sure if I'd feel comfortable just gunning for it with no backups. As such, I have some questions about the elective strategy for CaRMS: 1. How many weeks of electives does one need to do in physiatry to be competitive? From past posts, it seems that 4 weeks is the bare minimum (2 reference letters), but I am wondering if this threshold has increased due to the increasing competitiven
  7. Using the AFMC portal for electives is definitely a learning curve. There are some great YouTube videos I have found to explain some of the processes. Does anyone have some sort of guide they used, perhaps from upper years about specific schools? Something like: "For U of C, you have to contact this email directly before you apply on the portal" etc Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  8. I'm a third year starting to look into the AFMC portal and applying for electives. I'm interested in Emergency and primarily applying for Emerg electives across the country. Can anyone comment on how competitive it is to obtain electives? I've heard of people with strategies where they apply every 2 weeks at the first minute the it opens up, spending $$$ on the same elective because they're applying for different times. Is this a necessary way of securing electives, or do people wait for, say 4 or 6 weeks to pass, then apply for a broader range of times? Thanks for your input!
  9. 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!
  10. New Listing in Kelowna for the month of December 2017\ www.MedsHousing.com Listing # 0020509 "Three bedroom, two bathroom upper floor of a house for sublet for the month of December in Kelowna. 20 minute drive to the hospital. Fully furnished, includes utilities, laundry, heat and internet. I would prefer to rent out the whole house, but I am open to renting out individual rooms and for a shorter period of time."
  11. Hello, I have a problem with my winter schedule. In fact, I enrolled in a complementary course that I would really like to take, but this one is in conflict with the biology course: BIOL 201 (Cell Biology & Metabolism). Unfortunately, there are two out of three lectures that I miss per week because of that complementary course. I have heard that scientific courses are recorded , but is it enough to only listen to the recordings ? Is attendance optional or mandatory for this specific class ? All opinions are welcomed Thank you !
  12. Room for rent McMaster short term suitable for electives. find it on www.MedsHousing.com Ideal for first year medical students starting at Mac and going to regional campus or staying at Mac full time. Also ideal for medical students or residents completing an elective at MUMC. Previous experience with all types of renters Bedroom available in a two story home on a quiet street in Westdale. Utilities and wi fi included. Laundry on site. Driveway parking. Walk, bike or bus to Mac. Grocery store up the street. Tenant has own bathroom. Common areas sh
  13. Hey, M2 here with a question about the value of electives after Carms interviews (i.e. electives around February-March). It's possible that I might get 3-4 weeks of post-carms electives after our tracks lottery so I was wondering what people thought. Are these electives still helpful for someone considering a surgical specialty? What does everyone think of: 1) doing these electives on this surgical specialty in a less desired location 2) doing them on your backup discipline 3) doing something completely different or internationally Thanks!
  14. Fabulous condo for short or long term Montreal Plateau! CaRMS and electives ideal accommodations! Parking for one car included!!! Parking included!! Wood Burning fireplace www.MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0007734 Furnished! Comes with all the essentials to make your Montreal stay memorable! #McGill #UM Modern, bright condo located in a quiet, cozy corner of Montreal’s hippest neighbourhood, Le Plateau! Walking distance to anything and everything you could want, including shopping/cafes/restaurants/bars and Parc La Fontaine. Easy access to downtown and close to
  15. Toronto Sunnybrook Hospital area Lawrence Park/Bedford Park one bedroom, walk to Lawrence Subway Easy commute to Hospital corridor UHN www.MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0002335
  16. Ottawa elective? stay here. www.MedsHousing.com Listing#0009492 Very nice fully furnished apt available for sublet (includes everything you need); $900/month 15 min walk to TOH Civic campus near shopping/groceries/ public transportation/parks/ outdoor skating; 15-20 minutes to downtown (parliament). I will be spending 2 months in Nunavut and looking for someone to sublet while I am gone; available Feb and March 2017 (dates flexible); pets welcome; furnished; utilities included; there are 2 bedrooms, but I will be using one room to s
  17. CALGARY-ELECTIVE rooms for rent -5Min-WALK Foothills Hospital (FMC), 20Min-WALK to University of Calgary www.MedsHousing.com Listing ID #0003770 Testimonial: apoorvatron says September 25, 2016 at 9:22 pm "I stayed here for a month and it was great! The hosts were really gracious and helpful, the space was clean, private, comfortable, and had everything I needed. It really is so close to Foothills, which is useful. Would 100% recommend!!" MedsHousing.com is a platform dedicated to the academic medical trainee. Landlords with appropriate properties near hosp
  18. ***Electives in London Ontario?*** 2 accommodation opportunities just listed www.MedsHousing.com 600 Hyde Park Road, London, ON, Canada Listing ID #0009359 private room and bath in townhouse with parking ******************************************************** 826 Sprucewood Drive, London, ON, Canada *this accommodation includes 2 meals per day* Listing ID #0009365 professional homestay provider MedsHousing.com is a platform dedicated to the academic trainee housing needs ....the more you support it the better it can be! ****Follow us on**** Instagram Facebook Twitter
  19. Looking for a room to rent while you're on elective at the General Hospital? Look no further. I have a spare room that I rent out to med students while they're here on elective. I have been doing this for the past four years and found it to be a pleasurable experience. I have met many students from across the country. The room comes fully furnished, feather-down duvet and pillows, wi-fi included, shared washroom and kitchen. Laundry on site. Pet free and smoke free. Close to shopping. About a 10-12 minute walk to general hospital (CHEO). A free shuttle bus operates between hospitals. R
  20. https://medshousing.com/properties/fully-furnished-rooms-available-for-rent-during-electives/ www.MEDShousing.com Lovely Duplex with two fully furnished rooms available for rent ($250.00 per week or $50 per night). It's the perfect 'temporary home' during electives in Saskatoon, SK, with access to a fully furnished kitchen, free WiFi, fridge space, and in suite laundry. Includes all linens, Tassimo coffee, and residential parking. I'm a PGY1 Emergency Medicine Resident and would be happy to provide tours of the hospitals and carpool as available! I share my living space wit
  21. Hey guys! I'm currently in the process of planning my courses for my first year at Queen's. Since I'm considering to major or specialize in life sciences later on, I already know that I'll be talking CHEM 112, BIOL 102/103, MATH 121, and PHYS 117. I have space for an elective. I'm thinking about PSYC 100, which I heard is a very popular choice, plus I really enjoy studying psychology. However, I would like to apply to medical schools in the future, so I don't know if it would be a better idea to take English during first year to fill that specific prerequisite and not have to worry a
  22. This is an ideal property if you want to go to Calgary for a short term "check it out" or a short term elective. CALGARY-Elective-Furnished Private Room near U of C, Children’s and Foothills Hospitals 2500 University Drive Northwest, Northwest Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada www.MEDShousing.com Listing ID #0003963 https://medshousing.com/properties/furnished-private-room-near-u-of-c-childrens-and-foothills-hospitals/ Looking for QUALITY accommodations in a DESIRABLE NW neighbourhood you can move in to that has everything you need for comfortable living, need a place whil
  23. Trying to be realistic here in creating a budget for 4th year. I've heard horror stories of people travelling all over the country spending tens of thousands of dollars, but also of people who stayed home the whole time and spent nothing. So, I'm aware that there is huge variability depending on where you choose to do your electives, combined with the length of your CaRMS tour, but I was wondering if any residents or current 4th years can shed some light on the costs associated with their last year? Do the extra costs (electives/CaRMS) make that much of a difference when compared to your bud
  24. TORONTO-SUNNYBROOK-Shared accommodation-Furnished One Bedroom in Large 2 Bedroom flat – minutes to Sunnybrook hospital 1632 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada Posted on April 3, 2016 Listing ID #0006526 https://medshousing.com/properties/furnished-one-bedroom-in-large-2-bedroom-flat-minutes-to-sunnybrook-hospital/ I have a great two bedroom flat on bayview avenue between Eglinton and Davisville – minutes from Sunnybrook hospital. The room has bed, dresser, night stand and large closet. The apartment has air conditioning, large living space and a washer. There is parking availabl
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