Med Forum Podcast

Resources

Residency info:

FRIEDA – (from AMA) this is the best resource for accurate data about all of the current residency and fellowship programs

AMA – Specialty Information – (from AAMC) the best resource on specialties (i.e. description, salary, etc.)

National Residency Matching Program

Board Exam info:

National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) – the organization that creates the USMLE

Interview info:

Interview Season – this is the best resource for managing your programs and interviews all in one place, and will be offered for FREE in 2013. Website founders Alexis Dixon and Stu Schroff are guests in the Couples Matching episodes and a soon-to-be released interview about their website.

Financial info:

FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Fun links:

Medical Specialty Aptitude Test – take a survey that helps you find a specialty that fits you

Pathway Evaluation Program – another survey that helps you find a specialty that fits you

USMLE Score Estimator – guesses your USMLE score based on your practice scores on USMLE World and Kaplan (of course there will be a lot of variation, so don’t take it too literally)

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