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erp7e
03-18-2005, 09:13 PM
As some of you know I am a fourth year medical student at the University of Virginia. Yesterday was Match Day, wherein everyone in the country finds out where they are going for residency. After months of interviews and agonizing over my rank list, I finally had an answer...I'm headed to Houston, TX to train at Baylor (btw my specialty will be physical medicine and rehabilitation). This is a fantastic program in a very warm city...loved it when I interviewed there...suffice to say I'm very happy with this result.

Of course I will still be here on the forum but my answers might change slightly to referencing rodeos, barbecue, and various Dubya quotes.

WillBrink
03-18-2005, 09:19 PM
As some of you know I am a fourth year medical student at the University of Virginia. Yesterday was Match Day, wherein everyone in the country finds out where they are going for residency. After months of interviews and agonizing over my rank list, I finally had an answer...I'm headed to Houston, TX to train at Baylor (btw my specialty will be physical medicine and rehabilitation). This is a fantastic program in a very warm city...loved it when I interviewed there...suffice to say I'm very happy with this result.

Of course I will still be here on the forum but my answers might change slightly to referencing rodeos, barbecue, and various Dubya quotes.

Awsome! I would like to come visit some time. I also know a researcher at Baylor who does good stuff on nutrition and supps.

erp7e
03-18-2005, 09:22 PM
That would be great. Please feel welcome anytime you want to leave the blustery northeast. :D

WillBrink
03-18-2005, 09:28 PM
That would be great. Please feel welcome anytime you want to leave the blustery northeast. :D

Wanted to leave the northeast for 20 years, just never found any particular place or reason to go.

ray2nite
03-19-2005, 04:29 PM
Best of luck to you and I'll be looking forward to the reports on the best barbecue souce.

beamer
03-19-2005, 05:18 PM
Saddle up cowboy!!
Congradulations & best of luck to you :)

bcadam82
03-19-2005, 05:55 PM
Congrats, I'm sure that is very exciting, and damn man, Houston, TX will be a nice place to be living!

erp7e
03-19-2005, 07:28 PM
thanks all, I will post barbecue reports in the reviews section :D .

alanjlamore
03-19-2005, 11:27 PM
Glad to hear someone is getting away from somewhere they don't want to be, and moving somewhere they DO want to be.

Me, I'm still stuck (actually came back to) in upstate NY. Thought I missed the snow after living in Virginia for 2 years, Florida for a year and Diego Garcia (tropical island) for another year. MAN WAS I WRONG. I can't stand the cold and I'm kinda sick of moving all my crap.

Anyway, a co-worker of mine just moved to Texas to live with her daughter and she calls every once in a while to brag about the nice weather they're having.

Did you have any other cities in mind, or other options that you passed up to go there?

erp7e
03-20-2005, 06:48 AM
I interviewed all over what I call "the expanded southeast" i.e. Texas to New Jersey. There were many great programs but ultimately I felt Baylor was the best fit. Luckily they felt likewise so the Match computer was kind to us (i.e. it spits out definitively where everyone is going on one day).

So it wasn't really Texas that drew me, it's just the only top-5 PM&R program in the country that's in the south.

elissalowe
03-21-2005, 01:19 PM
Houston can certainly use someone with your knowledge and talents! See: http://www.mensfitness.com/rankings/272

Baylor is an awesome place to be. Best wishes on the move!

erp7e
03-22-2005, 07:07 AM
Yeah - going from Charlottesville (one of the fittest in America) to Houston (the fattest) will be a culture change. To me it just means the food must be really good. :D