Future Schmuture

stethoscopeHoly shit, it’s finally happened. Josh applied to Residency programs.

If you are a follower of his blog, then you’ve seen this list. It is the final list. One of these bulleted points is my family’s future.  We don’t get to pick. Not really. Isn’t that INSANE? Seriously, there will be some interviews, possibly some rejections (by us or by them), and then we’ll rank the remaining programs and get matched to one of them. There are 15 different states on this list. FIFTEEN!!! Interviews begin like Nov/Dec. Match day takes place in March. We’ll have about 3 months to pick up and move because you may have noticed there are only two programs on this list that are in Michigan. This is why most people go through Med School while they are unmarried and child free. What can I say, apparently we like do things the hard way.

  • Alameda County Medical Center/Highland General Hospital Program, Oakland, CA
  • University of California (Davis) Program, Sacramento, CA
  • University of California (San Francisco) Program, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Chicago Program, Chicago, IL
  • Indiana University School of Medicine Program, Indianapolis, IN
  • University of Kentucky Medical Center Program, Lexington, KY
  • Maine Medical Center Program, Portland, ME
  • Henry Ford Hospital Program, Detroit, MI
  • University of Michigan Program, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
  • Carolinas Medical Center Program, Charlotte, NC
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals Program, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Program, Winston-Salem, NC
  • University of New Mexico Program, Albuquerque, NM
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University Program, Syracuse, NY
  • University of Rochester Program, Rochester, NY
  • Oregon Health & Science University Program, Portland, OR
  • Penn State University College of Medicine Program, Hershey, PA
  • UPMC Medical Education Program, Pittsburgh, PA
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Chattanooga Program, Chattanooga, TN
  • Vanderbilt University Program, Nashville, TN
  • Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University Program, Richmond, VA
  • University of Virginia Program, Charlottesville, VA
  • The University of Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Program, Madison, WI

Published by jody sparks

Jody Sparks Mugele spent her first career in marketing writing and leading teams of writers and editors. After her son came out as transgender in 2015, she dedicated herself to advocating for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. For two years, she led the Indianapolis regional chapter of PFLAG, a nationally renowned LGBTQ+ advocacy group. She has given many conference talks about parenting trans kids, healthcare in the trans community, and suicidality among LGBTQ+ youth. And with GenderNexus, an Indianapolis-based advocacy organization, she created programming and led support groups to work with parents to help their children through all aspects of gender transition. She recently moved to Northeast Georgia where she is excited to develop opportunities to continue to strongly and proudly advocate for LGBTQ+ members of our society. She also LOVES kitschy Christmas crafting!

3 thoughts on “Future Schmuture

  1. I wish he only had two choices-in Michigan. I’ll miss you so much if you move. But I’m glad you have lots of interesting choices of places to live if you do decide a move is best for him.

    1. Natalie, I’ll miss you too (maybe–because it’s possible I’ll still be here). See, another reason for you to join Facebook; So that, *if* I move, we’ll still stay connected! Thanks for commenting!

  2. The world is your oyster and look what is in store for you.

    The adventure of it all is really great. And you have no idea what wonderful friends and places you will discover in any of these places!

    You don’t need luck, just an open mind.

    Best wishes.

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