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  1. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
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    So a couple of you may know that I've been all over the place with medical school interviews this past 6 months.

    Well today I got my acceptance into medical school!

    So I will be back to studying for 4 years to get my degree then another 2 of junior doctor training (on the job) and then I'll be fully qualified and able to practice.

    I have been accepted into St George's University of London's 4 year graduate entry program. Although it isn't actually the London based course, it is 2 years in Cyprus and then 2 years in either Chicago (ideally), Tel Aviv (rather not) or somewhere in Europe (unknown options available - possibly join the London course). Followed by a further 2 foundation years before qualifying fully as a doctor (I'll more than likely do this in the UK).

    Still hasn't quite sunk in yet but now busy sorting out all the necessary paper work to moving to Cyprus in September and recommencing study.

    Can't wait though!
     
  2. N4521U

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    Well good for you!
    I have a friend here in Oz, did med school at Night......
    She is working in the emergency ward now and loves it.
     
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    STUPENDOUS news Hugh!:headbang: Way to go sir!:cool: I wish you all the best.:thumbright: It's going to be A LOT OF WORK though. Good luck man!:cool:
     
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    Great news! Congratulations!
     
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    Congratulations Hugh! Best of luck with your studies.
     
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    That is fantastic news Hugh! Best wishes on your future studies....
     
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    :thumbleft: Awesome news bro!
     
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    Nice going man:!: :):):):):)8)
     
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    Congratulations! So can we call you 'Doc"? :)
     
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    That's great news Hugh, congratulations!
     
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    Putting it simple - [​IMG]
     
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    Outstanding, Hugh...congrats!! :occasion5:
     
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    That's awesome, congrats!!!
     
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    Congratulations Hugh! Where in Chicago if you get that one? My wife is a nurse here so she'll probably know all about it
     
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    Congradulations and Well Done Hugh :thumbleft:
     
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    Well done Hugh, really pleased for you. It bothers me slightly though, when Doctors say they 'Practice' !!
     
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    FlyBoyJ, that SoB with his awesome post can't be topped. Good on you, man.

    BTW, what's wrong with Tel Aviv? Some of the best medical centers in the world there? Certainly not a safety issue.
     
  18. Vic Balshaw

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    WOW Hugh, that is fantastic and congratulations are truly in order.

    You will enjoy Cyprus my friend, lovely and warm, plenty of bottled fruit (alcoholic naturally), you may even acquire a taste for the brandy, it's cheaper than bottled water!! Also. if luck is on your side you will even be able to ski in winter up in the Troodos Mountains.
     
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    Great news High and congratulations!

    Um, while I'm here, it kind of hurts when I do this.....
     
  20. Wayne Little

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    Well Done Hugh, best of luck to you mate!
     
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