Interesting Video- Girl children in Gujarat suspected Prader-Willi syndrome

Whats Prada Willis syndrome? A rare genetic disorder that is lifelong but non-inheritable that results due to defect in affected child’s paternal genes on chromosome 15. PWS affects both sexes and all races. PWS was identified these as cluster of clinical features by Swiss physicians A. Prader, H.Willi and A.Lambhart. How does PWS occur? A normal child as you know receives one pair of chromosomes from his parents- the … Continue reading Interesting Video- Girl children in Gujarat suspected Prader-Willi syndrome

What will be the total expenditure for USMLE for Indians, and what will be the minimum salary once we start practicing?

My answer on Quora: Thanks for A2A. I will give this answer in context to my experience 3 years back. The total expenses that would occur to you are: Step 1, 2 CK, CS fees USMLE Coaching or tutoring if any,books, self assessment,q-bank and their extensions fees ERAS, separate residency application fees per hospital Minimum 2 US-India round trips- 1st one for your Step 2 … Continue reading What will be the total expenditure for USMLE for Indians, and what will be the minimum salary once we start practicing?

I’m a 3rd year medical student from India and I plan on giving usmle. What would be the best time to give step 1 and also take up electiv…

My answer on Quora: Thank you for A2A. USMLE step 1 consists of basic sciences subjected that you have studied in 1st and 2nd year of MBBS. The eligibility to give a USMLE exam is being enrolled in a college registered with IMED-FAIMER. This is the link of the directory IMED – FAIMER International Medical Education Directory – Search IMED search if your college is … Continue reading I’m a 3rd year medical student from India and I plan on giving usmle. What would be the best time to give step 1 and also take up electiv…

How important is research for getting into a good residency program in the US through USMLE?

My answer on Quora: Thanks you for the A2A. Research importance in your residency application depends on when are you applying for it – after medical graduation ie MBBS or after post graduation in home country. In the former it does not play a big role but in later it does. Research in home country play a negligible importance unless you get it published it … Continue reading How important is research for getting into a good residency program in the US through USMLE?

As an IMG, how do I make my CV for residency programs in the USA appealing?I am in 1st year MBBS.

My answer on Quora: Thanks for A2A. Firstly I’d like to congratulate you for being ambitious at this stage your life.You are way ahead than most of your MBBS peers just by thoughts. Now to the practical side, I would suggest complete atleast your 1st year MBBS and then start preparing for USMLE. In this way you have a hang of how medical subjects are … Continue reading As an IMG, how do I make my CV for residency programs in the USA appealing?I am in 1st year MBBS.

How can I improve my chances of residency in USA with good USMLE scores but with an academic gap of 4 years between 12th and MBBS 1st year?

My answer on Quora: Thank you for A2A. Any Gap in training or education makes difference between 2 applicants in residency match. Gaps which make a big difference in your residency application are ones taken after your medical graduation and during your medical education. Any medical graduate applying after 3–5 years of graduation without a supporting proof of additional training during these years is at … Continue reading How can I improve my chances of residency in USA with good USMLE scores but with an academic gap of 4 years between 12th and MBBS 1st year?

I m interested in both MD/MS and USMLE, which coaching should I be joining for, to cover them both. I’m in 3d year mbbs?

My answer on Quora: I have done both thus I can help you understand. Although the topics covered by all entrance exams are the same however each one is very unique in its own ways.And to excel in any particular one you need to master its specific pattern! 1.USMLE tries questioning your basic concepts in a very different way that has never been questioned while … Continue reading I m interested in both MD/MS and USMLE, which coaching should I be joining for, to cover them both. I’m in 3d year mbbs?

Are there Indian doctors who got admission in elite universities at US or UK after taking their USMLE and performing pretty well in it?

My answer on Quora: Yes ,I have seen few people getting admission in top hospitals although the number is very less compared to the who have appeared USMLE. These people were from top Indian colleges to start with a base. To give you an estimate most people don’t even secure an interview for residency at these places far from ranking you in the residency race. … Continue reading Are there Indian doctors who got admission in elite universities at US or UK after taking their USMLE and performing pretty well in it?

I am finding it difficult to study USMLE on my own. I am confused whether I should go for KAPLAN or a personal tutoring for USMLE?

My answer on Quora to :I am finding it difficult to study USMLE on my own. I am confused whether I should go for KAPLAN or a … by Sia Kumar   Thank you for A2A. Every student has a different learning pattern to excel. To excel in a competitive exam needs clear concepts. Take for example in a class- there are following types of … Continue reading I am finding it difficult to study USMLE on my own. I am confused whether I should go for KAPLAN or a personal tutoring for USMLE?

Is USMLE the only option for an Indian MBBS student to continue studies abroad?

My answer on Quora:   Thanks for A2A Bindu. Countries most Indian MBBS student go to are USA, UK, Germany, Australia.Options to study abroad after MBBS depend on which area you wish to enter. Most commonly there are 3 areas students enter after MBBS for study outside India. 1.Residency/Super specialty – USMLE is a licensing exam to practice medicine in USA and apply for residency/super … Continue reading Is USMLE the only option for an Indian MBBS student to continue studies abroad?