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Intern Interview Spotlight Update- The Life of a Pediatrics Intern
Intern Interviews

Intern Interview Spotlight Update- The Life of a Pediatrics Intern

Prior to starting intern year I interviewed Zack Manier about the residency application and interview process. Today he is six months into his intern year, the first year of his pediatrics residency at The Children’s Hospital at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. I sat down with Dr. Manier […]

Spotlight Interview: DO graduate earns OB/GYN residency
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Spotlight Interview: DO graduate earns OB/GYN residency

Tell us a little about yourself. What are your career goals in medicine? Who are you outside of medicine? I’m Maureen. I’m 27 and originally from California. The first question people ask me when they learn that is “why did you leave beautiful sunny California to come to gross Philadelphia?” […]

Spotlight interview: from the Caribbean to a categorical surgery residency
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Spotlight interview: from the Caribbean to a categorical surgery residency

Today I had the good fortune to interview a close friend who matched into one of the toughest specialties in the medical field. Not only did she match into general surgery but she also earned a categorical position. Here’s her advice on how she did it.     Tell us […]

Spotlight Interview: what happens when you don’t match
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Spotlight Interview: what happens when you don’t match

What happens to medical students who don’t match? Here’s what one unmatched psychiatry applicant had to say.   Thanks for letting me interview you Steven. You have a pretty unique story that my readers would love to hear about but before we delve in can you tell us a little […]

Spotlight interview: Joey from Brooklyn lands a PM&R residency
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Spotlight interview: Joey from Brooklyn lands a PM&R residency

I know him as Joey from Brooklyn and had the pleasure to rotate with him before he was Dr. Seldin. Here’s what he had to say about his journey to landing a Physical Management & Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency.     Tell us a little bit about yourself. Who are you professionally? […]

Spotlight interview: from California to the Carribbean, an emergency medicine resident shares his advice
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Spotlight interview: from California to the Carribbean, an emergency medicine resident shares his advice

Tell us a little bit about yourself. Who are you professionally? Who are you outside of the hospital? Well hello there everyone! My name is Ami, pronounced Ah-mee. I’m an easy going but sometimes intense guy from Los Angeles, California (cough cough the best city in the world). I grew […]

Spotlight Interview: a family medicine resident who failed step 1
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Spotlight Interview: a family medicine resident who failed step 1

Emily Chan is a Ross University graduate who successfully matched into her top choice residency program. However, it wasn’t an easy route to residency. As a Canadian citizen she could only apply to programs that would sponsor her visa. Oh and she also failed USMLE step 1. Here’s her story. […]

Spotlight Interview: matching in Canada from a Caribbean medical school
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Spotlight Interview: matching in Canada from a Caribbean medical school

Dana is a Ross University School of Medicine graduate from Toronto. She went through both the US and Canadian matches and successfully matched into her top choice Canadian program. I interviewed Dana about her experience going through the match and the difficulties she encountered along the way. Here’s what she […]

Spotlight Interview: a pediatric resident who also applied to OB/GYN
The Match: Spotlight Series

Spotlight Interview: a pediatric resident who also applied to OB/GYN

I sat down with Zack Manier, a Ross University School of Medicine graduate from St. Louis, who will be starting the first of his three year pediatrics residency at The Children’s Hospital at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. He is the first interview in a series of blog […]

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