SDN Members don't see this ad. (About Ads) Hi, I contacted a lot of DO's in my city because I am interested in applying to DO schools. Only one responded (hand surgeon) and they said I can shadow only 1-3 days max. Is it still possible for me to get a letter of recommendation from him? How do I ask him and do I save the letter till I apply? I am planning to apply to med schools next summer. Thanks!