How I Got Into Residency | My Medical Journey | Doctor Mike

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Published on Jan 14, 2018

Hi guys! First of all, I want to apologize for my congestion and nasally voice in this video. I was battling a mean cold and didn't want to miss this weeks video.

I read your comments on the "How I got into Med School" video, and you all seemed to want to hear about the residency and social media journey as well. So here we go. In this weeks video, I wanted to have an intimate conversation about my path of getting into residency, my experiences in residency, as well as how my social media route began.Being a doctor and the residency match are both complex topics. This is a much longer video than usual, and I was debating if I should split it into two parts, but the stories seemed too intertwined to separate.

I will make shorter videos in the future about social media and residency success. I really just wanted to share with you my family medicine residency journey as I hope it may inspire you or at the very least entertain you. If you enjoy this video, please give it a like, and if you want more intimate conversation style videos like this one, please let me know in the comments below! Stay happy and healthy!

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    Fahda - 2 hours ago

    isi it just me or his shirts are too small?

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    半田朋子 - 10 hours ago

    お口がすっぱーい という 症状は どんな診断になるんだろう?

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  • Kristin Barnes - Channel Youtube
    Kristin Barnes - 20 hours ago

    I can't believe I just discovered you! I've been watching a lot of your videos today and really love what you do. I just graduated from Optometry school so I am a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) and am starting an Ocular Disease Residency this July. Your story really inspires me to educate people on social media about my field, and to help and inspire others as well. Thank you for all your hard work on all your social media to educate and inspire others, while also being a doctor and saving lives!! Can't wait to watch more of your videos!

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    Mysterious Mystery - 1 day ago

    You are like the best teacher ❤

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    Nana T - 2 days ago

    I think I’m in love... no not your face but you’re one helluvan epic human being. Or at least you have God level communication and presentation skills. Really motivated thanks 🙏🏻

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    Ams238 - 2 days ago

    DO School = Couldn't get into an MD school... It bothers me so much how this guy is so infatuated with himself; as a female getting her MD it drives me up the wall to see this level of arrogance and vapidity.

  • Caitlyn Dumey - Channel Youtube
    Caitlyn Dumey - 3 days ago

    The way he talks about match day😂 I’m laughing so hard it sounds so much like a sorority bid day😂

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    Highplains Drifter - 4 days ago

    Another good video. I liked the conversation on the advertising and what you would do and not do. Stay grounded and be a the best doctor you can be for everyone. Never let that 'deep passion' you have for helping people fade away. Thank you for your services Doctor Mike. Until next time. Peace.

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    BABY TAZ - 4 days ago

    Come to Fl!! Wpb to b exact 😉

  • Ann Gabriel - Channel Youtube
    Ann Gabriel - 4 days ago

    I love your story Dr Mike, something you said caught my attention. Evidence Based Medicine. I want to say that it does not always Work! For instance l have RA a non evidential RA. No pathology to confirm but all the symptoms, but it took nearly two years of pain and suffering for a doctor to step back and look at me as a whole person. Please don't just get stuck on pathology evidence never forget people are individuals and if doctors would just listen to their patients and be prepared to look outside the box now and again a lot of problems would be solved much quicker. Thank you for your insight, we could use you in Australia.

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    Fat Joe - 5 days ago

    I feel jealous, could I have your residency, I wish to become a good physician

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    Ana Guerrero - 5 days ago

    I did interviews for a youth exchange program and they told us to ask those weird questions to see how students did in a situation they weren’t expecting/weren’t prepared for. And we had to note how well they answered and their reactions haha

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    Amariah1992 - 6 days ago

    I’m a phlebotomist and a mom and I love listening to you talk like I don’t want to be a doctor but I deff want to be a trauma nurse 👩‍⚕️

  • Jackson’s Papillon - Channel Youtube
    Jackson’s Papillon - 6 days ago

    I’m not pursuing in the medical field, rather the culinary side but I am really happy and glad to learn more about residency and about your experience in the medical field!! It’s great expanding my horizon of knowledge! Thanks Dr Mike!✨💕

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    ayanna williams - 7 days ago

    really enjoyed the emphasis you put on all of your experience 🙂oh & #newsubscriberalert ❗️

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    Dhrumil Patil - 1 week ago

    Just saw this video! OMG why didn't I find you before? Your ideas resonates with me on such a big level. I hope to talk to you some day, when I'm in the US, persuing my residency!

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    Suzanna Menard - 1 week ago

    Your videos are so insightful, positive (without being corny), and truly refreshing. Thank you.

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    Veronica Gonzalez - 1 week ago

    Will my optimistic attitude bring conflict to my medical career?

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    Katherine - 1 week ago

    Love you Dr. Mike! I appreciate your insight, perspective and respect your platform! I am a new subscriber and I can tell you care about helping people and making their Iives better. Love your “doctor watches house”. I enjoy hearing the real medical insight verses “tv”.

  • Hector HC - Channel Youtube
    Hector HC - 1 week ago

    My dream has always been being in the medical field. Life happens and sometimes you end up getting there through another path. I'm currently a NP student focusing in primary care (Family Nurse Practitioner). Post NP school residency are very scarce, so we are essentially expected to hit the ground running right after passing boards. My wish is that one day we can standardize the NP model to include mandatory residency programs. I'm just hungry for knowledge and passionate about helping others, residency time would definitely make me a better clinician in my opinion. Thanks for sharing your journey.

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    Mohammed Ghazali - 1 week ago

    Can you make a video for foreign medicine graduate on how to get into any residency program plz?

  • Den Hernandez - Channel Youtube
    Den Hernandez - 1 week ago

    okay but which vegetable would you be you can't just mention that question and not give us an answer

  • Kathryn Madigan - Channel Youtube
    Kathryn Madigan - 1 week ago

    Inspiration station! I love how you are really focusing on education delivered through social media channels. You have a large influence and are using it responsibly, in my opinion. Keep it up!

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    C McDon - 1 week ago

    Watching your videos has inspired me to be more healthy! and in college, that's pretty difficult. Today i had a brown rice burrito bowl from chipotle with a water instead of soda and it felt amazing! thank you for all that you do

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    Cd Reid - 1 week ago

    Absolutely love your channel and i think you help the image of doctors and the medical profession immensely

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    MJ Jose - 1 week ago

    This was such a great and educational listen! Some of your advice is not just applicable to medical professionals-to-be, but also to young professionals in other fields. Keep up the good work!

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    Dr. Kev - 1 week ago

    Fantastic!! True inspiration!!... Is there a chance I can go shadow you in your practice I'm a GP looking to start residency in a couple years!

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    Esperanza Ruiz - 2 weeks ago

    How do you do a second look? Do you just email a resident that you met on interview day or who did you contact?

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    Esther Grahl - 2 weeks ago

    Dr. Mike, How do I know which medical degree /program is right for me?