How to apply for medical electives or externships at Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York Annenberg Building, One Gustave L. Levy Place Box 1002, New York, NY 10029-6574 Telephone Number: +1 212 241 6696 Fax Number: +1 212 828 4135 Privately endowed and non-denominational, […]

The University of Medicine and Dentistry medical school moved to Newark in 1977 to be part of a huge centre containing preclinical buildings, the University Hospital, an ambulatory care centre and a community health centre. East Orange VA, Hackensack University Medical Center, Morristown Memorial Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, the Kessler Institute and […]

Remember that these numbers are for gross salaries! This is not a net amount, which means that the take home salaries are much much lower! Newfoundland and Labrador: $42,781 Maritime Provinces: $46,358.55 Quebec: $40,455 Ontario: $46,017 Manitoba: $43,273.17 Saskatchewan: $47,117 Alberta: $50,957 British Columbia: $48,565.20

This is a huge hospital serving a large segment of Cape Town and the townships. All specialties are here. It has a level one trauma unity, which is busy seeing 35,000 cases a year, half deliberate acts and half penetrating trauma. This is mainly gunshots, stabbings, and car accidents. There is an acute arm – […]

For electives, apply to all the University of Cape Town hospitals via the university, but note that most elective places are filled up to a year in advance. The processing of applications can take several months. You may well be best writing to your destination first. If organised through the university, there is a fee […]

Closer to Death

I can’t believe another year has gone by.  Not certain that I have made it to third year medicine but at this point I’m just happy that I wrote those exams without going through a nervous breakdown.  Prior to one of my exams I was reading an online article about Brandon Crisp, the boy who […]