Monthly Archives: September 2014

DOT Podcast 005: Gary Shlifer, DO (Part 1) – Internal Medicine

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docsoftomorrow/DOT005.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Gary Shlifer, DO, a resident in Internal Medicine, and discuss: 1) how to choose a medical specialty; 2) his struggles in choosing a specialty; and 3) a detailed account of why he chose Internal Medicine… Read More »

ERAS Application, Part IV: Board Scores

Board scores are a critical part of not only your ERAS application, but also for determining which specialties are available to you and which interviews you get.  Check out  Podcast Episode 4 for our conversation on why Board scores matter so much. In addition,  check out these wonderful resources: 1. How I scored a 257 on USMLE… Read More »

DOT Podcast 004: How to Rock the Boards

http://traffic.libsyn.com/docsoftomorrow/DOT004.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More In this episode, we discuss such topics as: 1) the truth about board score cutoffs for residency programs; 2) how to analyze the data and bell-curves of board scores for individual specialties; 3) how to optimize your chances at… Read More »

ERAS Application, Part I: Overview

Some of the most common questions we get are about applications. Its important to realize that the very first impression programs get about you is actually from a stack of documents, each of which looks absurdly similar to all the others that they download and receive during application season. What I mean is that every… Read More »

Learn to Trust Your Gut

When it comes to choosing your medical specialty and ranking residency programs, trusting your instincts is crucial. Let me explain.Choosing your specialty is the first major decision you will have to make in medical school. Studying for exams and boards are both a given, but what to specialize in requires a different kind of thinking.… Read More »