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May
20

Interview with a MS4: Part Three with Jordan Hoese

Choosing an FM Residency

I wanted a program that would prepare me to be a stellar outpatient and community doc but also super handy when things get serious and turn south…

May
13

Interview with a MS4: Part Two with Jordan Hoese

The Hidden Curriculum and leading FMIG

Today we have part two of a three part interview with Jordan Hoese, MD, MPH, a recently graduated fourth year medical student. She Matched into Family Medicine and let us ask her a barrage of questions about specialty conflict, hidden curriculum, Choosing Family…

May
6

Interview with a MS4: Part One with Jordan Hoese

A moral imperative?

Becoming a family medicine doctor felt to me less like a choice and more like a moral imperative…

Apr
3

Which Medical Symbol Is Correct? ⚕ ☤ $ 

Which Medical Symbol is Correct?

 The Rod of Asclepius… …is the “true” medical symbol, ⚕ , and is preferred by medical societies who know what they’re doing, including the AOA, AMA, AAFP, Air Force Medical Corps and Navy Medical Corps. If you once studied Greek mythology you might remember that Asclepius was…

Sep
14

An Interview with Swap&Snooze

Interview with Swap & Snooze

FMS Interviews Jess and Megan at Swap&Snooze Swap&Snooze is an awesome way for medical students to help each other out. Free to join, free to use, and free for sleeping when you’re on the interview trail. You have to prove you’re a medical…

Aug
31

Tips to My Third Year Self: Christina & Jake Mutch

Tips To My Third Year Self

Why get answers from one fourth year, when you can get answers from two? Christina and Jake Mutch think back to the beginning of third year, to offer you five tips for doing great as you start your next clinical rotation. 1. OnlineMedEd. OnlineMedEd. OnlineMedEd. Do it.…

Aug
24

Fourth Year Tips from Marshall Ochi

Tips for Fourth Year Students

Part Two of our series of interviews with current FM interns, giving advice and tips for fourth year medical students embarking on the residency application and interview process. Today we’re interviewing Marshall Ochi, who has a passion for Sports Medicine and Matched to ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine…

Aug
18

Fourth Year Tips from Sean

Tips for Fourth Year Students

This fall we’ll be doing an awesome series of interviews with current FM interns, getting advice and tips for fourth year medical students embarking on the residency application and interview process. Today we’re interviewing Sean, an osteopathic student who Matched to a family medicine…

Aug
15

Tips to My Third Year Self: Trish Friederich

Tips To My Third Year Self

Recently I asked Trish Friederich if she could go back in time to the beginning of third year, what tips would she give herself, what advice might she offer? Here’s what she said: Trish’s Tips Always ask to do more: I did not ask to…

Aug
4

2016 Match Day Spotlight on In-Training.org

Match Day Spotlight

Last year, in-Training did a series of spotlight articles on students who successfully Matched. This year, both Farrah and Pixie’s Spotlights were posted, which is awesome! Farrah talks about her path to medicine, how to adapt to the medical classroom, preparing for COMLEX…