03-04-1999, 06:55 AM
Hello everyone, I am new to this site and to the review of DO schools. I am kind of curious about how Emergency Medicine residencies rate on competitiveness for DO's.
Does anyone have any insight they would like to offer.
03-04-1999, 12:32 PM
Emergency medicine seems to be a niche for DOs. One of my interviewers at COMP (in California) spoke of a student of his who is a resident at Yale Medical School in EM. From what I've heard, DOs can hold their own in this very competitive specialty.
03-05-1999, 07:17 AM
What Edgar has said seems to be true. I have an interest in Emergency Med, so I have looked at a number of residency programs on the internet. The majority of allopathic programs I have looked at either have D.O. faculty members and/or current D.O. residents. We seem to be well represented in this specialty. In addition to Yale, there is currently a 3rd year D.O. resident (UHS grad) in Johns Hopkins' EM program. I'd say we're holding our own!
03-07-1999, 08:21 AM
Apparently the chief of emergency medicine at Cook County in Chicago is a DO.
03-07-1999, 12:08 PM
I just looked at Cook County's web site. No DO's found in the emergency dept. Then again, it was faculty, not staff. Maybe it's just out of date. Just a note.