Posts Tagged ‘do vs md’

How Is My Academic Dismissal Going to Hurt My Chances?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 24 In today’s episode, Ryan and Rich take another question directly from the OldPreMeds.org and they specifically discuss how getting academically dismissed in undergrad can possibly hurt your chances of getting into medical school. OldPreMeds Question of the Week: The poster is a student, 35 years old (by the…

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How Much Will My Undergrad Hurt My Chances at Med School?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 23 In today’s episode, Ryan and Rich take a question from the forums over at OldPreMeds.org about whether a poor undergraduate school can hurt your chances at getting into medical school.  OldPreMeds Question of the Week: Scenario: From an NP who wants to go back to medical school; Mom with 2…

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6 Myths of Osteopathic Medical School

Session 26 is a great interview with Patrick and Jonathan, two 3rd year DO (Osteopathic) Medical Students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. They wrote A Brief Guide to Osteopathic Medicine which is published on AACOM.

 

They thought there was a gap in the understanding of what osteopathic medical school is and they wanted to fill that gap.

 

We talked about what their friends and families reactions were when they were admitted to an osteopathic medical school. An initial reaction that Jonathan’s family had was for him to wait or go to medical school overseas.

 

We also got into a discussion about the recent post that I wrote about if we even needed a DO degree. Patrick respectfully disagreed with my argument that osteopathic physicians should stick to primary care so they can practice OMT.

 

The biggest thing we talked about was this amazingly helpful guide that they wrote. One of my favorite parts was the 6 Myths of Osteopathic Medical School.

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