Saturday, February 23, 2008

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Ya know,
With all this talk of foreign schools, I've seemed to have neglected my Alma mater - OUCOM. I loved OU! I tried to post about other schools because I didn't want to be all about DO or all about OUCOM. But, I feel like I'm not doing my old stomping grounds justice.

OU is located in Athens, which is about 70 miles Southeast of Columbus. You attend classes your first two years on the main campus of Ohio University. The next two years are spent at one of 12 CORE hospitals around the state. During your fourth year you can do electives at select hospitals of your choice. I felt like OUCOM prepared me well for residency. Also, we had many graduates getting many excellent residencies at allopathic and osteopathic institutions alike. You have access to many of Ohio University's facilities - libraries, rec centers, ice skating rinks, etc.

Surprisingly, there is stuff to do there. If you love the outdoors, this is the place to be. There are many state and national parks nearby where you can hike or camp. Shopping is hard to come by if you are a die-hard shopper. The closest shopping mall is in Parkersburg, WV which is 45 minutes away. Columbus is a little over an hour away, which has excellent shopping!! Columbus is a nice getaway on a Saturday night when you need out of Athens!

I felt like living in Athens had its advantages for the first two years because you really need to focus on your studies during that time. Step 1 is a beast! No joking here. I needed to be in a place with little distractions, but that had enough stuff around that I wouldn't be bored. OU (main campus) is also known to be a big time party school - many bars up town to celebrate after exams and boards! Looking back, I'm glad I went to OUCOM for medical school. I feel prepared for residency and I enjoyed my time there as well as made many life-long friends in the process.

Average GPA 3.5
Average MCAT 8-9
Entering class ~100
Please feel free to ask questions about OUCOM. It's a great medical school with many great faculty members. I'd highly recommend you check them out!

P.S. If you are looking at DO schools, make sure you shadow or work with a DO and get a letter of recommendation from them! It helps even more if the DO is a graduate of your top choice school!

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Dr. 90210 is a DO!!!

Born in Florence, Italy, and raised in Tallahassee, Florida where he graduated from Florida State University High School, Dr. Will Kirby has a degree in Biology from Emory University – College of Arts & Sciences, which he received in 1995. He graduated with a medical degree from Nova Southeastern University – College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and did his first year of postgraduate medical training in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center & Miami Heart Institute in Miami Beach, Florida in 2001. His dermatology residency training took place in association with Western University/Pacific Hospital of Long Beach where he served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology.

After winning the popular CBS reality show Big Brother in 2001, Dr. Kirby went on to host NBC's Love Shack, serve as a medical correspondent for Extra, and even guest star on daytime's most popular soap opera, The Young and The Restless.

Dr. Will Kirby at work in his practice.

A licensed physician in California since 2002, with Board Certification in Dermatology, Dr. Kirby's medical practice is limited to clinical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Kirby currently appears as a featured physician on the fifth season of the number one show on E!, Dr. 90210, where he showcases his dermatology practice with an emphasis on facial cosmetic enhancement and complexion enrichment.

Dr. Will Kirby has an official fan site at where he frequently gets online for live chats and posts blogs about his television appearances and speaking engagements.

New DO School opening in Washington???

Here is an interesting article...

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Yakima businessman Al DeAtley initially thought the idea of building an osteopathic medical school here was absurd.

"When they first brought it to me, I thought it was a pipe dream," DeAtley said. He had been approached by people who wanted to launch the school as part of the new Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences.

But the retired millionaire and philanthropist, who made his fortune building roads, is a believer now. It helped that his wife was a nurse at the old Yakima Valley Osteopathic Hospital in the 1950s, and their children's doctors were osteopathic physicians, not the more common allopathic physicians who have M.D. after their name.

Ultimately, though, DeAtley said he was persuaded to back the effort because the founding doctors were able to attract a significant amount of money for the venture from outside Yakima. They convinced an out-of-state financier, who doesn't want to be identified, to invest $13 million in a for-profit holding company for initial construction. The school is set to receive its inaugural class of 70 in August.

DeAtley, who has held several fundraisers for the school at his Scenic Drive home, thinks Pacific Northwest University will transform Yakima's identity and greatly boost its economy.

"I think it will make us more sophisticated, which should help recruit companies to expand here," DeAtley said. "It's going to bring some high-wage faculty. I think it means Yakima is at the tipping point."

Pacific Northwest already is delivering an economic and intellectual punch. It has a $3 million-a-year operating budget and 17 employees. Local contractors are constructing the first two campus buildings. Eventually, if all goes according to the board's ambitious plan, the 42-acre campus will be home to as many as 10 other training programs for allied health professions, from pharmacy to physical therapy. When fully built, classrooms and student housing will cover 500,000 square feet.

So far, eight osteopathic and two allopathic physicians have been recruited from other parts of the country to work as instructors and practice medicine locally. By the fall, 25 professional staff and faculty members are expected to be on board. Officials said most of the faculty has been hired and is expected to start arriving in February and March.

Dr. Linda Welch was persuaded to leave private practice in San Antonio to become director of faculty development. She had taught medicine earlier in her career.

"The opportunity to get back into teaching combined with the fact that this is a brand-new university really appealed to me," said Welch, who has purchased a home.

Welch cited another plus - the nearby mountains and the fresh fruit and produce.

"My first night here I spent in a B&B and woke up in the middle of a cherry orchard," she marveled. "It was beautiful."

According to Fred Tinning, Pacific Northwest's outgoing interim president, who has had a hand in starting five other osteopathic medical schools, many of these schools have started in rural areas like the Yakima Valley because part of their mission is to train primary-care physicians for underserved regions.

The state Department of Health says 38 of 39 Washington counties are short of family and primary care physicians. But Tinning said the shortage is most acute in the agricultural regions of Eastern Washington. Only one medical school serves the entire state - the University of Washington, an allopathic college. The nearest osteopathic medical schools are in Colorado and California.

Carlos Olivares, chief executive officer of the nonprofit Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, said he currently needs at least 20 physicians to meet demand at his organization's nine clinics across the state and in Oregon. That's why, he said, the board of the Farm Workers Clinic gave a substantial loan to the university.

"We have to prepare for the future, and part of that is to grow our own people who want to be physicians," Olivares said.

Boosting the local economy

While allopathic medical schools in the United States produce far more graduates, osteopathic medical education is growing rapidly. Three new colleges, including Pacific Northwest, are opening in the 2007-08 academic year. More than 20 colleges surveyed two years ago by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine projected a 25 percent increase in first-year enrollment over the five-year period between 2007 and 2012.

Osteopathic physicians, who have D.O. after their name, meaning doctor of osteopathy, receive much the same kind of medical education and medical board certification as M.D.s, and these days practice alongside M.D.s in hospitals and clinics. They can prescribe drugs, for example, and receive post-doctoral training to practice surgery and other specialties.

But while the differences between the two types of medical educations have blurred, only osteopathic physicians are trained in the signature therapy - manipulation - that made it a breakaway profession more than 130 years ago. OMT is the use of the hands to diagnose, treat and prevent illness or injury. Manipulative techniques include moving muscles and joints with stretching, gentle pressure and resistance.

Manipulation arose from osteopathic medicine's holistic, or "whole-person," view of the body, namely that nerves, muscles, bones and organs are inter-related.

Dr. Stephen Shannon, president of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, said osteopathic schools can respond more quickly to the demand for primary-care physicians than allopathic schools because they require less infrastructure, such as a large research institution.

"We're just more agile," Shannon said.

Allopathic educators agree, to a point.

"It's less expensive because they don't develop a research enterprise," said M. Brownell Anderson, senior associate vice president of the Division of Medical Education at the Association of American Medical Colleges. "But I would submit there are more new allopathic schools in the pipeline. We have 13 or 14 in various stages of development."

Rural osteopathic schools become important economic players in their local communities. The new dean of Pacific Northwest University, Dr. William Betz, said he saw that happen in Pikeville, Ky., when he was the associate dean of the Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine. That school, located in the heart of Appalachia, opened 10 years ago.

Although Pikeville has a 261-bed hospital, a shortage of both primary-care physicians and specialists forced many residents to drive to cities two or three hours away for medical care.

"Our health care dollars were leaking out to those areas," said Terry Spears, vice president of advancement at Pikeville College.

In the last decade, a medical infrastructure has developed in Pikeville that includes new physicians and specialists, and $70 million worth of expansion at the hospital, including services such as open-heart surgery and neurosurgery.

The University of Kentucky Center for Rural Health found in a recent study that each new physician in a rural community in Appalachia creates a $2 million annual economic impact.

Last year, Pacific Northwest University officials hired Cascade Planning Group of Camas, Wash., to estimate the economic and fiscal benefits to the community of a new osteopathic school in Yakima. Using conservative projections of the spinoff benefits of dollars spent and jobs created, economist Paul Dennis estimated an economic benefit to Yakima County from first-phase construction of $23 million.

Dennis said the county will see the biggest long-term benefit from the arrival of faculty and students.

"That's probably one of the best impacts that comes out of it because these people are going to be spending money that's new to the economy," he said in an interview.

At projected full enrollment of 370 students in 2011, 44 staff and faculty members will generate an annual payroll of up to $6 million. By the time the school opens next summer, employees will have spent $13.6 million on housing in the Yakima area and close to $1 million on taxable retail goods and services, according to Cascade.

Fundraising momentum

One key player in getting Pacific Northwest University this far has been Tinning, 72, who has been interim president of Pacific Northwest for more than a year. He said there's no single blueprint for success, but the effort has to start with the founding trustees writing their own checks before they approach the local business elite.

"You get to know people and you tell them your story," Tinning said. "People are a little hesitant at the beginning. They want to see progress. At the beginning, we weren't getting big checks."

The first significant donors were relatives of Dr. Lloyd Butler, the new university's board chairman. Butler, a now-retired family doctor in Sunnyside, began meeting in 2004 with other local osteopathic physicians about creating a health sciences university.

In June 2005, Butler's brother-in-law, Robert Haney, and Haney's wife, Charlotte, who are now retired and spend part of the year in Yakima, stepped up with a $1 million gift. That set the stage for the Temple family - owners of Columbia Basin railroad - to donate 19.6 acres of land in Terrace Heights valued at $7.2 million.

With $5.6 million it had in the bank, the nonprofit university bought another 23 acres. The university sold the combined 42.6 acres to Yakima Medical School Holdings for $12.9 million.

Yakima Medical School Holdings, which is leasing the land back to the university, is a for-profit company created by the unidentified out-of-state businessman who bought the land. New president Dr. Stan Flemming, who recently was named to succeed Tinning, said the deal was structured this way to free up cash so the university could start building and recruiting students and faculty. The university reserved the option to buy the lease.

Tinning said the groundbreaking ceremony in May, which drew 600 people, helped attract additional donors. The university recently honored Helen Jewett, a leading Yakima philanthropist, for making a significant contribution, although it's not publicizing the amount. Pat and Marvin Sundquist also will be recognized for their contribution.

Butler said most contributors want to remain anonymous to protect their privacy.

The fundraising effort hasn't all gone smoothly. The university had a sizable commitment lined up from a large corporation in Alaska but it was withdrawn. Officials say they don't know if that was related to the problematic credentials of Dr. Greg Mick, the founding chairman of the board. Mick resigned in October 2006 after officials learned he had surrendered his Alabama medical license. The state had filed charges against him related to patient complaints.

Butler said the trustees were determined not to let the episode with Mick hurt the new school. A major turning point, he said, came last March. After months of due diligence, the board of Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital voted unanimously to donate $1 million to the university. The hospital would benefit from having more primary care doctors in the community.

The university has more than 30 grant applications or letters of inquiry out to corporations such as Wal-Mart. It's also seeking funding from tribal foundations in the Northwest, including the Yakama Nation.

Competing with UW

Fundraising will continue to be a big job for new president Flemming. He said the school is on target to raise $20 million to finish and equip the 60,000-square-foot, two-story college and hire faculty and staff for the August opening.

The second phase of the development, to begin in 2012, will cost an estimated $100 million. 2012 is when the first class is set to graduate.

As far as recruiting quality faculty and staff, Flemming said that's been easier than expected. Most of the 25 positions are already filled. Flemming is also steering the university through the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation process. Last April, the school received pre-accreditation approval. After a site visit in July, provisional accreditation was granted. Full accreditation doesn't occur until the first class graduates.

Flemming said his other major priority is to attract top students - which he defines as only those who can survive a multi-layer screening process that begins with grades and medical admissions aptitude tests and ends with a personal interview.

So far, more than 1,200 students have applied for the 70 seats.

"There are only a certain number of seats totally, so when you're looking at the candidates, they are already running in the top 3 to 5 percent of their class," he said. "Then you narrow that pool down even further."

At UW, where 3,500 students apply for fewer than 200 positions, Dr. John Coombs, vice dean of rural health and graduate medical education, has a similar assessment.

"There are far more people interested in becoming physicians than (there are) slots," he said. All UW resident training programs accept osteopathic physicians, he said.

Flemming rejects the idea that his new school can't compete with the University of Washington medical school for the best students - even though the state school charges $17,400 a year tuition compared with $30,000 at his school.

"I have no concerns about losing the best students to UW," he said.

(Associated Press)

Mini-Med School

You wanna know what med school is REALLY like?! Check out Mini-Med School hosted by the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Course Topics & Dates
Lectures start at 7 p.m. and run to 8:30 p.m.

(Feb. 12) Now you see it - CT, MRI & the Visible Human
How technology assists medical students and physicians to visualize the human body
Cal Hisley, Ph.D.

(Feb. 19) The bones know all - New directions for osteopathic medicine
Understanding the body's structure as a basis for wellness
Brad Klock, D.O.

(Feb. 26) Almost human - Technology and simulations in medical education
Computer-driven models aid in clinical learning
Greg Kolbinger, M.S., PA-C

(March 4) Our invisible self - The Human Genome and promises for future treatment
How we benefit from understanding the incredible complexity of life.
Tom Breithaupt, Ph.D.

(March 11) Our search for wellness - Chronic disease and new strategies for wellness
What is being done to address the issues faced by an aging population
Bill Appelgate, Ph.D.

$10 Fee for students (elementary through grad school) $25 otherwise covers all sessions. Deadline for registering: first night of class

Osteopathic Medical Schools MCAT scores

Osteopathic Medical Schools listed in descending order by total MCAT

1.) Western University of Health Sciences / College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (Pomona, CA) MCAT: 10.00, 9.00, P, 9.00 total= 28

2.) University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ - School of Osteopathic Medicine (Strattford, NJ) MCAT: 9.24, 9.00, Q, 8.54 total= 26.78

3.) Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University; MCAT: 9.01, 9.00, O, 8.76 total= 26.77

4.) University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth, TX) MCAT: 9.20, 8.72, O, 8.49 total= 26.41

5.) Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (San Francisco, CA) MCAT: 9.07, 8.99, NR, 8.19 total=26.25

6.) Oklahoma State University Oklahoma State Univ. College of Osteopathic Medicine (Tulsa, OK) MCAT: 9.0, 8.0, O, 9.0 total= 26

7.) Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine MCAT: 9.05, 8.34, O, 8.45 total=25.84

8.) Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Des Moines, Iowa) Average MCAT: 8.7, 8.3, O, 8.2 total= 25.2

9.) A.T. Still University of Health Sciences/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (Kirksville, MO) Average MCAT: 8.8, 8.2, O, 8.03 total= 25.03

10.)University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (Maine) Average MCAT: 8.64, 7.81, Q, 8.52 total= 24.97

11.)Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine MCAT: 8.7, 8.0, O, 8.2 total=24.9

12.)Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (Kansas City, MO) Average MCAT: 8.64, 8.13, Q, 8.09 total=24.86

13.)Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Philadelphia, PA) Average MCAT: 8.31, 8.04, P, 8.20 total= 24.55

14.)Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine MCAT: 8.0, 8.0, P, 8.0 total= 24

15.)Ohio University Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Athens, OH) Average MCAT: 8.32, 7.61, P, 8.03 total= 23.96

16.)Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (FLA) MCAT: 8.26, 7.76, N, 7.87 total= 23.89

17.)West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (Lewisburg, WV) Average MCAT: 7.3, 6.8, N, 7.8 total= 21.9

18.)Pikesville College School of Osteopathic Medicine (Kentucky) MCAT: 7.50, 6.90, O, 7.30 total=21.70

19.)New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (Old Westbury, NY) Did NOT report

20.)Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (Erie, PA) Did NOT report

21.)Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine- (Bradenton, Florida campus)- Did NOT report

22.)Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - (Duluth, Georgia campus)- Did NOT report

23.)Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine- (Las Vegas, Nevada campus)-Did NOT report

-Courtesy Kirksville COM.

Friday, November 30, 2007

Nephrology here I come!

Greetings once again! I just wanted to drop a quick post stating that I have chosen Nephrology as my final career choice. In fact, it sounds like I have a job offer already for AFTER fellowship! I am so pumped! Anyways, I just want this to be inspirational for those of you out there trying to get into medical school. I definately was not the BEST applicant by far! I was an academic reject coming out of high school. I think I had a 2.2 or 2.4 GPA. Either way, my GPA sucked! I went to a local community college because a.) I was poor and b.) I needed to prove it to myself that I could handle the "college workload". I did well at the CC and transfer to a "real college" where I continued to do well. I took the MCATs, which I won't brag about here, but they weren't good at all! I worked hard, persevered. Thankfully, I was one of the lucky ones! I got into a DO school here in the states and will be pursuing a career as an interventional nephrologist! Pretty cool, huh? I just want all of you out there to keep my story in mind. I had no connections, no help. I basically did it from nothing and now I'm in residency! It truly is an unbelievable feeling!! I wish you all out there similar success. I'd love to hear your success stories or if this blog has helped you in any way!



Tuesday, November 20, 2007

American University of the Caribbean

Greetings again,
I am on vacation this week and I thought I would provide an new up-date to this blog. I've been busy with internship and all and I've been trying to decide which avenue I should go - private practice (hospitalist) or fellowship (nephrology). Regardless of my decision, you on the other hand are probably reading this because you WANT TO GET INTO MEDICAL SCHOOL. I can't blame you! Now is a good time to be a doctor (relatively speaking of course) because the DEMAND is there. In the next 15+ years, the number of physicians needed will be astronomical - likely anywhere from 4-10x the current need! It's all those damn senior citizens! lol. Just kidding. Anyways, if you were anything like me, you were looking to get in SOMEWHERE! Luckily for me, I got in to my top choice medical school in the US and on the first try to boot! Others, not as fortunate as me to earn a spot at a US medical school, either never fulfilled their dream or pursued a foreign medical school. The American University of Caribbean School of Medicine has been around for years. They have produced many physicians in the US and around the world. I've had the pleasure of working with some of their students on different rotations and they've all done well. The school will get you where you want to be - a physician in the United States. The facilities are top notch and the island (St. Maarten) is the most "Americanized" of the Caribbean islands. That means that the island has many of the same amenities that can be enjoyed in the states. I love Caribbean schools because they give you a chance! I know people with subpar (<3.0) GPA's and MCAT's (<20) getting in to these schools without difficulty. There are three entering classes per year, which is also nice. They typically allow you to pursue third year rotations at a variety of U.S. hospitals and they also have pretty decent residency placements for their graduates! The school has been producing physicians in the U.S. since 1978 and they have a good track record. They are considered to be part of the "Big Three" Caribbean medical schools - SGU, ROSS, and AUC. I recommend that you check out AUC's website for further details!

Here is the 2007 Match list for the American University of the Caribbean SOM:
Anesthesiology - (4)

Detroit Medical Center - Wayne State University, MI
Hershey Medical Center at Penn State, PA
NYU Medical Center, NY
University of Toledo College of Medicine, OH

Emergency Medicine - (8)

Earl K Long Medical Center, LA
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, LA - 2
LSU- New Orleans, LA
University of Mississippi Medical Center, MS - 2
St. John Hospital and Medical Center, MI
St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, OH

Family Medicine - (52)

AHEC Northwest -University of Arkansas, AR
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, CA - 2
Barberton Citizens Hospital, OH - 2
Beth Israel Medical Center, NY
Case Western-Metro Health Medical Center, OH
Central Washington Family Medicine Residency, WA
Deaconess Hospital, IN
East Tennessee State University, Welmont-Holston Valley Medical Center, TN - 2
Family Medicine of Southwest Washington, WA
Flower Hospital, OH
Glendale Adventist Medical Center, CA
Hazard KY (Appalachian Regional Hospital), KY
Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills – UCLA, CA
LSU HSC - Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, LA -2
LSU-Shreveport Health Science Center, LA - 2
Lynchburg Central Health, VA
Mayo Clinic, FL
Medical Center of Columbus, GA
Miami Valley Hospital, OH
Mount Carmel, OH
Munson Medical Center, MI
Oakwood Hospital, MI
Ohio State University Medical Center, OH
Palmetto Health/Richland, SC
Providence Hospital and Medical Center, MI - 2
Research Medical Center, MO
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, TX
San Joaquin General Hospital, CA
Somerset Medical Center, NJ
St. Francis Hospital Center, IN
St. Vincent Hospital, IN
U Oklahoma COM, OK
Underwood Memorial Hospital
Univ. of Arkansas Medical Sciences Area Health Education Center Southwest, AR
University at Buffalo, NY
University of California San Francisco, CA
University of Maryland Medical Center, MD
University of Nevada School of Medicine, NV
University of South Alabama, AL
University of South Dakota Center for Family Medicine, SD
University of Virginia, VA
University of Wyoming, WY
USC/California Hospital, CA
Valley Medical Center, WA
West Jersey-Memorial Hospital, NJ
West Res Care/NEOUCOM, OH

Internal Medicine - (29)

Aultman Hospital, OH
Brooklyn Caritas (Mary Immaculate) & St. Johns, NY
Cleveland Clinic, OH
Drexel (MCP Hahnemann) U COM, PA
Exempla St. Joseph Hospital, CO
Franklin Square Hospital, MD
Kaiser Permanente, CA – 2
Maricopa Medical Center, AZ
Memorial Health University Medical Center, GA - 3
Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center, NJ
Ochsner Clinic Foundation, LA – 2
Oklahoma University, Tulsa College of Medicine, OK
Orlando Regional Medical Center, FL
Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University, NC
Providence Hospital, MI
St. John Hospital, MI - 2
St. Vincents Hospital, NY
Staten Island University Hospital, NY - 3
Univ. Oklahoma - St. John Hospital, OK
University of Texas, TX
West Virginia University, WV
William Beaumont Hospital, MI

Internal Medicine/Psych - (1)

Charleston Area Medical Center, WV

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics - (2)

Albany Medical Center, NY
University of South Florida, FL

Neurosurgery - (1)

University of Virginia, VA

OB/GYN - (14)

New York Medical College-St.Vincents Catholic Medical Center, NY
Oakwood Hospital, MI - 2
UT-Chattanooga (Erlanger Hospital), TN
Atlanta Medical Center, GA
Bayfront Medical Center, FL - 2
Louisiana State University Health Science Center, LA
Medical College of Georgia, GA
Providence Hospital, MI
St. John Hospital, MI
Staten Island University Hospital, NY
York Hospital/Wellspan Health, PA
Palmetto Health Richland, SC

Pathology - (5)

Baylor College of Medicine, TX
Indiana University, IN
LSU-Shreveport Health Science Center, LA
New York Medical College at St. Vincent's Hospital, NY
University of Louisville, KY

Pediatrics - (12)

Albany Medical Center, NY
Blank Children's Hospital, IA
Devos Children's Hospital (GRMERC/MSU), MI
Goryeb Children's Hospital, NJ
Johns Hopkins/Children’s Hospital at Sinai, MD
LSU SOM-New Orleans, LA
Michigan State University-Kalamazoo Center, MI
St. John Hospital and Medical Center, MI
SUNY Upstate Medical University, NY
T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital, TN
University of South Florida COM, FL
Winthrop University Hospital, NY

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - (1)

LSU-New Orleans, LA

Preliminary/General Surgery - (2)

Monmouth Medical Center, NJ
UConn, CT

Preliminary/Internal Medicine - (4)

Brookdale Hospital, NY
Oakwood Hospital, MI
Staten Island University Hospital, NY - 2

Preliminary Surgery - (3)

Cabell Huntington Hospital a/w Marshall University, WV
Jewish Hospital, OH
Maricopa Medical Center, AZ

Psychiatry - (5)

Creighton University/ University of Nebraska, NE
Morehouse School of Medicine, GA
Pitt County Memorial Hospital, NC - 2
Temple University, PA

Radiology/Diagnostic - Transitional - (1)

Providence Hospital, MI

Surgery/General - (5)

Maricopa Medical Center, AZ
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, IL
Union Memorial Hospital, MD
University of Texas, TX
York Hospital, PA