Specialty

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So You Want to Be a Radiologist

Do you love solving puzzles? Do you like the idea of seeing what’s actually going on inside a patient’s body? Here’s everything you need to know about radiology as a specialty.

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OB/GYN Clerkship Review

OB/GYN is a rotation filled with variety and many opportunities to learn. Here are some of the pros and cons of the rotation and what I used to prepare for the exam.

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So You Want to Be a Urologist

If you’re interested in a surgical speciality, want a good work-life balance, and enjoy making dick jokes – you should probably become a urologist.

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So You Want to Be a Dermatologist

So you want to be a dermatologist. You like the idea of treating nails, hair, and the largest human organ, the skin. Let’s debunk the public perception myths of what it means to be a dermatologist, and give it to you straight. This is the reality of dermatology.

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So You Want to Be an Ophthalmologist

If you like the idea of exploring a fascinating organ and helping patients save their vision, you should consider going into ophthalmology. Here’s what you need to know about the specialty.

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So You Want to Be an Emergency Medicine Doctor

If you like the idea of high pressure, adrenaline, and saving people’s lives, emergency medicine may be the perfect fit for you. In this post, we debunk some public perception myths of emergency medicine and give it to you straight.

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So You Want to Be a Trauma Surgeon

In this episode of So You Want to Be, let’s talk about what it means to do trauma surgery, the training process, and some of the lesser-known upsides and downsides of being a trauma surgeon.

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