Top Factors To Land the Residency You Want


Did you know that when it comes to landing the residency you want, your interpersonal and communication skills matter just as much as your academic acumen? All you have to do is look at the 2016 residency match data to

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Pay Equality in Healthcare?

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“Pay equality” in healthcare is an oxymoron – in reality, there is no such thing. There are widely varying pay ranges according to position, gender, and region. There are some who contend that pay in medicine is equal, and others

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4 Free Orthopedic Surgery Practice Questions for Certification


Think you’re ready for your Orthopedic Surgery Board Exam? We’ve released our new orthopedic surgery board review question bank with more than 600 practice questions targeted directly to the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic

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Orthopedic Surgery Board Exam FAQs – What You Need To Know


If you’re preparing for your Orthopedic Surgery Board Exam, you probably have lots of questions for what to expect. Hopefully these FAQs will help ease your stress. How long is the Orthopedic Surgery Board Exam? The Orthopedic Surgery Board Exam

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How Much Do Residents Really Earn?

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Have you noticed a gap in residents pay? It varies based on specialty, year in study, and gender. Medscape’s annual wage survey is perhaps the largest database of information on this issue. The 2016 survey  polled 1800 residents in 25 specialties

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How to Study for the Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Exam


If you’re getting ready to take your AG-ACNP Exam, you probably are scouring for the best resources for studying. Resources for this exam, are particularly scarce, so here are the top 4 places to get what you need to make

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The Physicians’ Guide to Social Media


Social media is part of our lives. In fact, it’s so deeply woven into our daily existence that it can be difficult to determine where we end and our social media posts begin. We walk and text, dine and tweet,

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4 Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Free Practice Questions


Are you preparing for the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Exam? We’ve recently released our AG-ACNP question bank with more than 2200 questions targeted to both the ANCC exam and the AACN exam for certification of Acute Care

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Malpractice: What Will Get You Sued


Congratulations, you are a practicing physician! Get ready to be sued. We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but before you finish your medical career there is a 75% chance that you will be named in a medical

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How Can Medical Schools Address Student Depression & Suicide?


The rate of medical student depression in the US is 15-30% higher than that of the general population. The suicide rate among male physicians is 70% higher than other professions and among female physicians, it’s 250-400% higher. It’s a dire situation that

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Preventive Medicine Certification Exam FAQs


Are you preparing to take your Preventive Medicine Certification Exam? In 2015, 94% of those taking the exam passed, make sure you’re in that passing percent. Prepare yourself with all the tools you need to make the grade. Before you

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How Many Medical Students Struggle With Depression?


Medical students have 15-30% higher rates of depression than the general population and yet only 15-20% of those who suffer seek formal help. Are doctors too busy or too embarrassed to seek help? Why is a profession rooted in healing

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6 Free Preventive Medicine Board Review Practice Questions


Let’s prevent a poor score on your Preventive Medicine Board Exam with some practice! Here are 6 practice questions to see if you’re as prepared as you think you are for the ABPM Preventive Medicine Board Exam. The Preventive Medicine

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6 Cardiology Board Review Questions That Will Help You Pass the Boards


Preparing for the 2016 ABIM Cardiovascular Disease Board Exam is no easy feat. Have a go at 6 cardiology board exam sample questions that will definitely test your knowledge and see if you’re as prepared as you think you are

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10 Public Health Concerns Every Doctor Encounters


As a newly practicing physician, you are going to see the adverse impacts of public health issues walk in your door every day. Sometimes you notice the underlying cause of illness and injury – like alcoholism; other times you notice

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Think You Can Answer These 6 Psychiatry Board Exam Questions?

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Beginning in 2016, the only pathway to board certification through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) is the computer-administered Psychiatry Certification examination. The ABPN examination is on the difficult side, with a pass rate dipping as low as 82%. Below are

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Why Colleagues Aren’t Choosing Primary Care


Have you noticed that a large percent of your classmates aren’t choosing to specialize in primary care? According to The Match, only 44% of Family Medicine residency spots were filled across the U.S. in 2015. That’s not a pretty picture

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How Tutoring Can Help You ACE Your USMLE Exams


Have you ever been frustrated with a USMLE World or other question bank question?  I know I certainly have. I remember studying for the USMLE and wanting to slam my computer down in frustration when a question that I was

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Best Resources for Passing your OB/GYN Board Exam


Are you preparing for your OB/GYN Board Exam? Here’s your guide to crush it. Everyone reviews in different ways – check out these resources to see what fits best with your study habits. Best OB/GYN Board Review Course Though written

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Recognize and Diagnose Zika with These 4 Sample Questions


Zika has captivated the medical community’s attention. Whether or not the threat posed is equal to that of the media’s obsession has yet to be determined. What we do know is that it definitely doesn’t hurt to be knowledgeable and prepared to

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