Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

Announcing the MDPhDs.org Store

Friday, January 2nd, 2009

We’re excited to announce a new addition to our site: a MDPhDs.org bookstore. We’ve partnered with Amazon.com in an attempt to raise some funds to keep the site up and running on the server.

The store opens with 4 categories:

  • Applying to Medical School
  • Science Writing
  • Medical Writing
  • Great Neuroscience reads (because that’s my bias).

So, if you’re looking for some good reading material, please check out the site store and support MDPhDs.org.  Thanks.

NEW! MDPhds.org News

Monday, July 7th, 2008

We’ve rolled out a news feature that I think many of you will really like.  Modeled on the popular social news site, Digg.com, we’ve installed an open source news application.  I’ve put a few articles up to get things started.  Please register a user name and start an account and start contributing.  I think this offers some advantages over a bulletin board.  Plus, you can subscribe to updates with an RSS feed.  You’ll need to register in order to vote for good stories (SPAM has been a problem).  We especially hope that users will link to new updates on school/program websites as waiting lists progress, as new interview status check pages, etc.

The article categories include Admissions Residency & Postdoc MD PhD Training Programs Science / Discoveries Research Funding.

We hope you find this a useful feature.  As usual, send us feedback and leave comments here on this blog.

-B