Vanessa Piazza, M. D., is a board-certified emergency room physician practicing in New Orleans, Louisiana. Since 1997, Dr. Piazza has been practicing emergency medicine at the Charity Hospital, which subsequently became University Medical Center post-Hurricane Katrina. In addition to practicing emergency medicine, Dr. Piazza also has completed a fellowship in ...
Alina Syros, MPH and Alexander Gibstein, BA are first-year medical students at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Eva Urrechaga, MD is a fourth-year general surgery resident at the University of Miami. Undergraduate medical education and residency training represent one of the most physically and mentally demanding educational ...
Miriyam Ghali, B.A.: Miriyam Ghali is an MD/MBA Dual Degree Candidate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM), Class of 2024, and currently serves as the UMMSM Student Government Diversity Representative, American Medical Women’s Association Secretary, and Association of Women’s Surgeons Mentorship Coordinator. Miriyam graduated from Columbia ...
Sara Stewart, BS, and Alina Syros, MPH are first-year medical students at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Jose Perez, MD is a third-year orthopedic surgery resident at the University of Miami. Medical students and residents experience rigorous requirements in the journey to becoming physicians. Long hours, sleep ...
Luke Vest is a third-year medical student at Saint Louis University and has experience in clinical data analysis. Blake Vest, MD is a dermatology resident at the University of Iowa and is experienced in writing reports on dermatopathology. Krista Lentine, MD, PhD is a professor of Nephrology at Saint Louis ...
Faiz Tuma, MD, MME, MDE, EdS, FACS, FRCSC is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Program Director at Central Michigan University College of Medicine. The answer is simple and complicated at the same time depending on the perspective. Acceptance into general surgery program may become a natural outcome to ...
Written by: Emily Orille, DO; is an emergency medicine doctor andassistant program director; and also sits on the Wellness Committee at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mt. Clemens Michigan. Medical student and resident burnout are caused by many factors and likewise prevention of burnout is accomplished through many factors. If we ...
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Strategies to avoid burnout while studying.
Picking the best answers on the USMLE® and COMLEX®.
Significance of publishing and impact factor on residency matching.
Preparing for a surgical residency interview.
Improving chances of matching for foreign medical school graduates.
Scoring well on the USMLE®, COMLEX®, Shelf, and Board Multiple Choice Tests.
Increasing odds of matching in family medicine.
Increasing chances of matching in emergency medicine.
Selecting a residency training program in an appropriate location.
Increasing chances of matching.
Doing well in clerkship and elective rotations.
Extracurricular activities that help to increase residency program matching.
Obtaining letters of recommendation for residency training.
Writing your personal story that you share with the programs before meeting them in person.
Importance of grades for residency program selection.
Preparation for USMLE® and COMLEX® Shelf Exams.
Things to know to be successful on the USMLE® Step 3 and COMLEX® Step 3 examinations.
Recommendations for taking shelf self-assessment examinations.
Best prep system for USMLE® Step 2 and COMLEX® Step 2.
Recommendations on achieving the highest scores possible on the USMLE® Step 2 CK or COMLEX® Step 2.
Reasons USMLE® Step 2 has become the most important test in medical school.
Time needed to prepare for USMLE® Step 2 CK or COMLEX® Step 2.
Common FAQ About USMLE® Step 2 CK and COMLEX® Step 2.
What you should know before taking the USMLE ® Step 2 CK or COMLEX Step 2 ® examination.
Ace The USMLE® Step 1 or COMLEX® Step 1.
Common FAQ About USMLE® Step 1 and COMLEX® Step 1.