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  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 9th of March 2012 08:43:30 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
hello sir, i have heard from my seniors that even after clearing all the steps with a good percentile you will face difficulty in getting a residency , if you do not have a research background and hav ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Wednesday 7th of March 2012 11:47:55 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
THANKS A LOT USMLEVIDEOS.please let me know wats difference between community programmes n residency.from ur advise i thin till june i will prepare for dnb,aiims.if i get choice branch n choice instit ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Wednesday 7th of March 2012 11:38:43 PM   Subject: Re: best indian vs us medical schools
which us medical schools r better than our aiims,pgi,cmcvellore or jipmer?

here is the world rankings...

http://www.usnews.com/education/worlds-best-universities-rankings/top-400-universities-in ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Wednesday 7th of March 2012 03:21:37 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
mparvez n usmlevideos u guys r just amazing!!!so much help!!!i was confused i hav almost my doubts clear now.very nice replies from both of u.god n allah bless u both.

please read me n give me ur e ...
  Topic: usmle :doubts abt how to go through the entire process..
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Sunday 4th of March 2012 11:23:04 AM   Subject: usmle :doubts abt how to go through the entire process..
you are welcome... icon_smile.gif
  Topic: usmle :doubts abt how to go through the entire process..
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 2nd of March 2012 11:21:39 PM   Subject: usmle :doubts abt how to go through the entire process..
@ mini_med no more pre matches in future... thus years match... is the last match with options of pre match...!! there is something called SOAP from 2012 onwards... google it you will get to knw the d ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Tuesday 21st of February 2012 11:34:33 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
you can contact me at kaplanusmle @ yahoo dot in
  Topic: MY JOURNEY .. USMLE LOWS .. INDIAN RESIDENCY .. FUTURE ???
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Monday 20th of February 2012 11:36:50 PM   Subject: MY JOURNEY .. USMLE LOWS .. INDIAN RESIDENCY .. FUTURE ???
@vaibhav2011

im not a pychiatrist... but i must say... to me your profile picture seems to be saying "you are a true fighter"

hats off to you... for all your perservence and persistence...!!
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Sunday 19th of February 2012 02:57:13 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
yes... to work in US, u need to be board certified... and to do that... you need to again do your residency in OBGYN... after giving usmle steps...!!

however, applying directly to fellowships will ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 17th of February 2012 01:16:05 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
@mini_med you are welcome... icon_smile.gif
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Thursday 16th of February 2012 09:56:13 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
for step 1 :

a) kaplan lecture notes and videos (for all subjects except pathology and physiology)
b) first aid for step 1
c) goljan for pathology
d) high yeild for neuro anatomy
e) BRS for phy ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 11th of February 2012 11:26:52 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
i can make out that you are not much satisfied...
you juz did not clarify anything more...

anyways... thanks...icon_smile.gif

feel free to ask your doubts... if i can help you, i will surely reply... icon_smile.gif ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 10th of February 2012 11:16:42 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
calm down... relax... relax... and relax...

things will work out...

let me tell you that no one can guarantee you that you will get a residency sure shot after giving USMLE...!! but that TRUE f ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Sunday 5th of February 2012 10:36:26 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
Hi: Here you go guys...some more optimistic news from a reliable source, which should bring smile on most of your faces...except few. I hope every one to achive their goals and make the dreams come ...
  Topic: usmle :doubts abt how to go through the entire process..
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 4th of February 2012 10:17:36 PM   Subject: usmle :doubts abt how to go through the entire process..
usmle is like a jackpot... only if you are able to hit it.. i meant only if you are able to get into residency...!! otherwise, you end up investing both money and time without fruitful returns...!!
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 4th of February 2012 10:03:28 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
see about elimination here ::

http://im-for-imgs.com/2011/11/21/slow-elimination-of-international-medical-graduates/

this is a blog of a PROGRAME DIRECTOR himself...!! he is the programe directo ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 4th of February 2012 10:02:07 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
see this article is from:

"ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES"

https://www.aamc.org/download/82788/data/enrollmentreport.pdf

i hope that now you will believe it...

dont give false ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 4th of February 2012 05:49:35 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
see about elimination here ::

http://im-for-imgs.com/2011/11/21/slow-elimination-of-international-medical-graduates/
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 3rd of February 2012 09:48:07 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
Specially would like to thank Dr. Parvez for his honest,frank & genuine replies..
sir, I'm currently doing internship(to be completed in march2012)..But my step2CK score is too poor(3digit score:198) ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Wednesday 25th of January 2012 07:03:15 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
Hi: It's surely difficult to get Opthal residency, as most of the positions are filled by US grads.

As per the regulations, a medical grad cannot interview or take physical exam on patient, unless ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Sunday 25th of December 2011 01:28:02 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
its true...!! instead there will be something called as "SOAP" through which all the unfilled residency positions will be filled... al this will be through NRMP.

earlier pre matches were given as a ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Sunday 25th of December 2011 01:26:24 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
Was wondering is there any chance for fellowship after doing MD/MS here in India ??

yes its possible:

1) give usmle (all steps)
2) apply to unfilled residency spots

slowly slowly its getting ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Sunday 25th of December 2011 12:37:04 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
its true...!! instead there will be something called as "SOAP" through which all the unfilled residency positions will be filled... al this will be through NRMP.

earlier pre matches were given as a ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 23rd of December 2011 09:01:35 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
u r welcome icon_smile.gif
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 23rd of December 2011 08:09:46 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
sept-oct-nov-dec is the interview season...!!

progrrames generally start in march next year...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 23rd of December 2011 09:54:53 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
i have read ur post about good profile...they were quite informative .

thanks for the list of programs too ..
about the match ?? if u apply on 1 sept 2013 u are part of 2014 match ? is that so . ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 23rd of December 2011 01:12:58 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
you are welcome icon_smile.gif

in fact AMERICAN BOARD OF RADIOLOGY specifically mentions about DNB also, apart from MD, as the eligibility criteria to sit for its BOARD exams.

mind you only radiology is on ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 23rd of December 2011 12:09:41 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
DNB and MD both are counted as your experience in your branch. both are valued equally by community progrrames.

university progrrames prefer fresh graduates, mostly less than 3 years from graduatio ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 23rd of December 2011 12:01:06 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
yeah... there are around 3000 applicants for EACH position. its a tough race, no doubt about that.

its difficult... and yes IMG get good positions if they have GOOD overall profile...!! see my othe ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Thursday 22nd of December 2011 10:48:45 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
you are welcome...icon_smile.gif
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Thursday 22nd of December 2011 10:32:42 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
ita an old list. the parameters might have changed, but these hospitals are IMG friendly for INTErNAL MEDICINE.

their eligibility criterias are given on their websites, the criteria listed here mig ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Thursday 22nd of December 2011 10:06:20 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
see here for 2011 results:

http://www.nrmp.org/data/resultsanddata2011.pdf

and for img friendly list of progrrames, it depends on what branch are you applying for...!!

tell me the name of exam preparations ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Thursday 22nd of December 2011 08:12:35 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
see my 4th post here:

http://www.rxpgonline.com/postx128709-0-10.html
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Thursday 22nd of December 2011 01:28:10 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
hello !
is board certified/board eligible equivalen to MD in india ? is it recognized by MCI n medical councils of other countries

Regards .

YES...!! absolutely...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 10th of December 2011 02:31:44 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
thanks again sir...!!

i just asked about doing MD here in india itself as a back up...!! what if im not matched...?? i will be investing both time and money...!!

if you are an MD back home, even ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 10th of December 2011 02:02:57 AM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
sir, thanks a lot for your replies.

what do you advice for a fresh candidate...?? i mean go for usmle directly after MBBS or go after doing MD here in India (i mean to give steps 1,2 ck & cs while ...
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 9th of December 2011 08:18:04 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
also i would like to know... what procedures are expected out of a fresh candidate who is about to start his residency in INTERNAL MEDICINE....??

i mean procedure like establishing a central line.. ...
  Topic: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Friday 9th of December 2011 07:36:20 PM   Subject: How to start preparing for USMLE from India[#]
you did IM in a university prog...!!! dats amazing...!!

congrats for completion of your residency...!! and its very apt to return to India... hats off..!!

i voted yes for your poll...!! right no ...
  Topic: FAQ: USMLE - before or after PG? [#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Sunday 20th of November 2011 12:21:39 PM   Subject: FAQ: USMLE - before or after PG? [#]
Introduction to the Couples Match

University of Rochester
Radiation Oncology Residency

Couples Match at Rochester
University of Rochester has a long history of success with the couples match ...
  Topic: FAQ: USMLE - before or after PG? [#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 19th of November 2011 11:12:05 PM   Subject: FAQ: USMLE - before or after PG? [#]
challenge may seem tempting... and may be you both will end up getting up in same college..!! there is a couple match also... its relatively easy for couples...!!

go ahead if have nothing to loose. ...
  Topic: FAQ: USMLE - before or after PG? [#]
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 19th of November 2011 06:11:09 PM   Subject: FAQ: USMLE - before or after PG? [#]
if you are able to join residency, then be assured that your investment in terms of money and time will pay off... FOR SURE...!!

but the bottom line is getting a residency in US.

getting a paed ...
  Topic: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Tuesday 8th of November 2011 02:13:53 PM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
you are most welcome...icon_smile.gif all the very best for your dreams...icon_smile.gif
  Topic: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Tuesday 8th of November 2011 12:30:04 PM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
you will be able to practise in USA. once you are board certified. (by american board of radiology)
  Topic: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Tuesday 8th of November 2011 12:27:28 PM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
for diagnostic radiology:

As an IMG, you must demonstrate the following to be considered as a candidate for certification by the American Board of Radiology:

You have satisfied the training requ ...
  Topic: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Tuesday 8th of November 2011 09:19:15 AM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
you are most welcome icon_smile.gif
  Topic: FAQ: Is it impossible to get residency in OBG after USMLE?
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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 5th of November 2011 01:53:38 AM   Subject: FAQ: Is it impossible to get residency in OBG after USMLE?
sir, im not saying its impossible. its difficult.

see the stats here
http://www.nrmp.org/data/chartingoutcomes2009v3.pdf

see from page 88.

mean score for IMGs who got surgery:
step 1: 223 ...
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usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 5th of November 2011 01:02:00 AM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
oh my God, all my replies just piled up...icon_smile.gif sorry if its confusing..!
  Topic: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 5th of November 2011 01:00:20 AM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
hey there, am new to this site.
i have finished my MD in anesthesiology from india.. now preparing for step 1 since 2 months.. can anyone tell me what would be the best score to get residency in anes ...
  Topic: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 5th of November 2011 12:53:35 AM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
please let me tell every1... i am not here to discourage or demoralize any1...icon_smile.gif

but i do believe that by presenting the correct picture of the things, i can help sum1 to modify their dreams or to ...
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usmlevideos

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PostForum: beforeUSMLE   Posted: Saturday 5th of November 2011 12:35:36 AM   Subject: anyone to guide me here abt usmle?
branches like surgery, radiology, anaesthesiology are hard to get into for IMGs... its coz they are HIGHEST paid braches... and most of the US medical students get into debts to the tune of 200,000-30 ...
 
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