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Old 24-09-2021, 02:44 PM
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MD, Plastic surgery. I will be challenging my American Boards in 2022. Is it over-saturated in SG?
Yup.
Too many doctors.
Too few positions.

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Old 24-09-2021, 02:51 PM
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i'm an outsider -- not a doctor -- but just curious, why do doctors always marry other doctors? why are you guys generally so resistant to dating outside the medical field? i for one would love to date outside of my own field (industry is way too small, and if we have a bad break up, it makes for awkward encounters when we inevitably work on the same/opposite side). i've always thought of doctors being the ideal boyfriend/husband because it's as challenging/demanding as my own work (so there's the mutual understanding) without the above-mentioned potential awkwardness.
My friend is a lawyer dating a doctor doing his residency now. They meet once a week because hes too busy with work / doing calls / studying exams / dunno what. Everytime they have an issue, he seems to like to play the Im very busy with work card. Her life basically revolves around his schedule / off days after calls. If you dont mind this kind of life trajectory then ok lor.

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Old 25-09-2021, 02:10 AM
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Yup.
Too many doctors.
Too few positions.
Are you an insecure local sinkie MBBS?

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Are you an insecure local sinkie MBBS?
hahaha most likely he is
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Are you an insecure local sinkie MBBS?
Yes I am. How you know lei?
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Old 25-09-2021, 05:02 AM
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can you do fm fellowship while in private? any advice? very burnt out.
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Old 25-09-2021, 05:27 AM
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need help. how do i convince my pd and ops boss to give me a job after mmed.
spots are limited now, if not will have to go back to mopex
what else can i do. or should i just let it be
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can you do fm fellowship while in private? any advice? very burnt out.
No you cannot. But why do you want to do it anyway? In pte it makes no difference.
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No you cannot. But why do you want to do it anyway? In pte it makes no difference.
Rubbish. Private practice can do.
Why? Because one fine day, there's gonna be a speciality call family medicine and those with fellowship will be family medicine specialists . You know singaporeans la, got specialist behind, faith goes up. U can charge more.
By tat time u want do fellowship, u wait Liao.
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need help. how do i convince my pd and ops boss to give me a job after mmed.
spots are limited now, if not will have to go back to mopex
what else can i do. or should i just let it be
Sleep with your boss.

Pls la, u entered a speciality with 100 spots a year and u expect a job gaurantee. One polyclinic 20 to 25 doctor nia. Use Ur little finger nail neuron power think also know what that means.

Blame yourself. There's a few reservior in sg with secluded spots where your body will not be discovered.
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