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Honors in Clerkships for Those Who Have Matched?

Discussion in 'Plastic Surgery' started by billybob746, Apr 25, 2012.

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  1. billybob746

    billybob746

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    Hello All,

    For those who have matched in recent years, how many honors grades (out of 7 major clerkships...Medicine/Surgery/Peds/OB-GYN/Psych/Neurology/Outpatient Med/Others) did you have during 3rd year?

    Thanks so much!
  2. PRS

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    I took neurology as a 4th year so it didn't matter for me. I high-passed (our school does a H/HP/P/LP) medicine and family medicine. H on the rest.

    I think the bottom line is you have to honor surgery, and ideally make AOA. Some plastic surgery programs weigh honors in medicine more than others.
  3. Fatherxmas

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    Medicine was my first clerkship and the only one I didn't honor. I'm not AOA. I'd also echo that honoring surgery IS A MUST.
  4. etf

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    it seems like in prs there's 10 people for every spot that have honored everything, are junior aoa, etc..:eek:
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    You didn't AOA, oh no Fatherxmas! :)
  6. PRS

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    There was one program where the PD told me that a honors in family medicine actually hurt your application.

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