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SLOR from pediatric emergency medicine doc?

Discussion in 'Emergency Medicine' started by tsbqb, Jul 3, 2012.

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  1. tsbqb

    tsbqb New Member

    Jun 8, 2004
    SDN 10+ Year Member

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    Does getting a SLOR from a pediatric emergency medicine doc (who is EM boarded) work? Is it weighed less than a SLOR from a non peds EM doc?

    In my case I could potentially get one from a peds EM doc from a pretty prestigious place. I would rather not have do a Peds EM clerkship but I may have no alternative so I am just seeing if it could be helpful.

    Thank you so much in advance!
  2. dotcb

    dotcb ---------

    Oct 15, 2001
    Attending Physician
    SDN 10+ Year Member
    I think that would be fine, assuming it is an academic department. The point of the SLOR is to have people who regularly work with students be able to compare the applicant to their peers in a standardized fashion.
  3. WilcoWorld

    WilcoWorld Senior Member

    Nov 2, 2004
    SDN 7+ Year Member
    Agreed, so long as it's from an EM program a SLOR from a PedsEM person will do just fine.

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