|How did I get 26 Interviews and PREMATCHED for US Residency? Match Tips and Tric
by chennai_doc - 21209 reads, based on 31 votes
Hi everybody, though this might be a bit late for the Match 2008, I hope this
post would help at least those who are planning for Match 2009 or later. Here I
explain the tips and tricks for the Match.
I applied to 150 Internal Medicine programs
It gets more competitive every year especially for the International Medical
Graduates (IMGs). Most of the IMG-friendly programs claim that they received
more than 3000 applications this year. The record gets broken each year. This
might also be due to each applicant applying to more than 100 programs. I
thought applying to more programs would fetch more number of interviews. Hence I
applied to 150 programs. Also I was planning to ap...
|RxPG Interview with Dr Anil Chauhan, Radiology Resident, USA
by AshB - 68270 reads, based on 201 votes
Dr Anil Chauhan (RxPG nick:
Radiology residency position at the University
of Minnesota, USA in last yearís match. Radiology is a highly competitive
specialty in US and is extremely difficult for an
International Medical Graduate (IMG) to get
into. There has been a stream of requests from the RxPG members to interview
someone who has achieved such a competitive residency spot in USA and we could
of think of no better person than Anil. This time our RxPG moderator
AshB tracked him for
an interview. A graduate of
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi,
Anil came about as very pleasant and humble yet clear headed and motivated
|Factors that determine getting a residency slot after USMLE
by AshB - 35409 reads, based on 75 votes
Well thatís pretty subjective again. At times guys with lower scores have gotten better residency slots than those with higher scores. Still I'll list all the factors that go into determining the probability of getting a residency slot.
1. MLE scores: This is the single most important factor for an IMG at least. The higher the scores the better are the chances. Now there is a confusion over step 1 or 2 scores which are better. General perception is that Step 1 scores are more important. But I'd like to tell you about a study on this factor....
|Record Number Of Trainee Residents And Fellows In US
by JAMA - 4473 reads, based on 1 vote
Over the last decade, the primary care specialties have experienced an ebb and flow in popularity, according to background information in the article. A description of the future primary care workforce could help plan for the health care needs of the population....
|10 Top Tips for applying to the 2006 Match to start residency in July 2006
by Aarti Sarwal - 7441 reads, based on 14 votes
Get done with all your steps by September 1st i.e. Step 1, 2 CK, 2 CS and 3 if you want H1 or as early as you can manage.
Make sure you have a well written curriculum vitae and personal statement .Donít leave the two to last minute. Grammatical mistakes are an absolute killer.
Make yourself familiar with ERAS and the match process by going through the websites www.ecfmg.org and www.nrmp.org to make sure you know all the rules and deadlines. ...