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CT Anesthesia 2013

Discussion in 'Anesthesiology' started by psu235, 06.01.12.

  1. psu235

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    Had a handful of interviews and have not yet received any offers. I am staring to get worried. Has anyone received offers? Are people still holding multiple offers? The ambiguity of this process is very frustrating.
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    I guess this is the downside of not having a match in place. Good luck.
    The peds match is a real PIA though.

    Cheers!
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    Many places have made offers already, and some have already filled.
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    I know EXACTLY what you mean. It is a disgusting process, completely nerve racking. I also interviewed at a number of places. Thus far I've received one rejection, one offer and one wait list. Still haven't heard from a number of programs. Its terrible. Good luck to you.
  5. Bertelman

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    Well, it's not exactly the same as the OP. You have an offer.
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    My guess is some people will hold multiple offers until the deadline, which I think is June 4. In talking to somebody who went through this process a few years ago, he said that there is a flurry of activity right at that deadline.

    It was definitely a nerve wracking process this year. Good luck to you!
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    If we verbally commit to a program and then get a different offer on June 4th which is more agreeable, are we legally bound to the first program?
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    You're not legally bound ton anything until you actually sign a contract (note: different from the offer letter). Ethically bound is another discussion altogether...

    If you've already made a commitment (verbal or otherwise) to a program and then receive a firm offer from another/"better" program that you would rather be at, I would simply call the program director from the first program and explain/discuss the situation with them.
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    Just understand that the further you advance your career, the smaller the world becomes. Cardiac anesthesia is a small enough world that you would potentially burn bridges making moves like this.
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    George: Jerry? It was incredible! Models! As far as the eye could see!
    Jerry: Then it does exist.
    George: Yes. The legends are true.
    Jerry: So when are you goin' out with this girl again?
    George: I'm not! I'm inside the walls!
    Jerry: So you're gonna burn that bridge too?
    George: Flame on!
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    I agree about the cardiac world being small and not burning bridges but a lot depends on how one goes about it.

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