away elective

  1. M

    How many electives before ERAS submission?

    General question about M4 planning. It seems like several specialties (ENT, derm, pmr, etc) expect you to do at least 2 electives in the given specialty of interest. With all other requirements (step 2, sub-I, EM), it just seems difficult to realistically squeeze in 2 electives before submitting...
  2. S

    Mount Sinai Radiology Residency Open House; 9/23/20 | 6pm EST

    Hello everyone! Hope you're staying safe! Please see the flyer here (or attached pdf) for the virtual open house for the Mount Sinai Radiology Residency Program--the event is scheduled for 9/23/20 at 6pm. This is a great opportunity to meet residents and program directors at Mount Sinai if...
  3. J

    Best IR rotations in the USA

    Hello, I am a Canadian medical student interested in applying for a 1 month rotation in the US in IR. I don't know much about US radiology programs, so I was hoping to find some help here. I am VERY interested in interventional oncology, so I'll ask my question in 2 parts: - what are the...
  4. M

    short term lease in Little Rock Arkansas near UAMS

    One bedroom / one bath furnished apartment. Laminate/tile floors. Kitchen equipped with range, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. Comes completely furnished. ALL-INCLUSIVE UTILITIES. Short and long term leases available. Walking distance to UAMS and designed for traveling or visiting...
  5. C

    Renting 1 bed-1 bath - Northern New Jersey Condo for Short-Term Rental - Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Rutgers, Elizabeth, Weequahic, Newark, Union, and Nutley

    I have a 1 bed-1 bath condo in Northern New Jersey available for short-term rental for professional students doing their away rotations either at Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Rutgers University, Elizabeth, Weequahic, Newark, Union, Nutley, and surrounding areas. The condo is specifically...
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    Renting Affordable Housing Available for Houston Texas Medical Center (TMC) Away Rotations

    I have 4 rooms available on a first-come, first-served basis for professional students looking for affordable, short-term, temporary housing that are centrally located and have easy access to get to TMC hospitals and institutions doing their away rotations in the Houston Texas Medical Center...
  7. bostoncollegemgh

    Chances for Ortho Match?

    I just want to hear from the normal people on this who have applied or are applying and NOT the top candidates who don't get the struggle (respect and all but that's just not me)... Be brutal if it's the truth. My weakness is grades. I can network the hell out of anything but shelfs/USMLEs are...
  8. S

    Workers comp coverage required for away rotation

    I'm a 3rd year student in Michigan and I'm applying to do an away rotation in Colorado (at Poudre Valley Hospital) in the fall. In emailing with the coordinator, she said that I'm required to have workers compensation insurance to rotate in Colorado. Long story short, my school doesn't provide...
  9. P

    Does it look bad if you do all your away rotations in one state?

    If you wanted to go back home to a particular state and did all your away rotations in that state, but also applied outside of it, would it look bad to programs in states other than that one? They can see the locations of the away rotations, I presume, yes?
  10. X

    Away rotations for psych residency?

    I'm wondering if it makes sense to do away rotations in order to match at a top psychiatry residency (MGH/McLean, Columbia, Yale, BWH, etc). Medical School: Mid-Tier MD Program (research rank in 40s, primary care much higher) Step 1: 241 Clinical Rotations: Mostly Honors Worked as a mental...
  11. P

    Should I upload a potentially bad sloe? what to do to subvert the possible disaster

    Hey guys, I am an MS4 applying for EM residency and I have been dreading about the bad sloe that is going to be uploaded any day now. I know it's not going to be a good sloe because a person who gave me negative evals said that I was not performing up to the institutions standards couple of...
  12. medshousing

    Renting East Lansing MI Home away from home-room room to rent

    New Listing on www.MedsHousing.com MSU "Hello and welcome! We hope to provide you with a cozy and modern atmosphere to make your stay in East Lansing as enjoyable as possible. We are a short 5 minute drive to MSU, and offer access to a private bathroom for your stay. Not to mention an...
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    July 2018

  14. D

    Canada: Best places for Trauma Surgery rotation?

    So I want to do a trauma surg away elective, after some research and asking around, I've compiled the following list (in no particular order): Montreal general hospital Vancouver general hospital Sunnybrook (Toronto) Foothills (Calgary) ... Any other suggestions for great trauma surgery...
  15. B

    JHU away consult service

    Hello, I am doing an away elective at Hopkins this summer and it looks like it's with the consult service. Has anyone done this away before and could comment on what to expect in terms of student role? Thanks in advance!
  16. M

    UCSF Anesthesiology Away Rotation Question

    Never mind, please disregard this post.
  17. D

    Low Step 1 - what are my reaches?

    hi! I am reaching out for advice because it has been impossible to get any from my assigned advisor. I am someone with a proven strong commitment to psychiatry but have a low Step 1 (205). I did have mitigating circumstances that my deans are well aware of and have been very supportive. During...
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    IR Away Rotations

    I'm about to be a 4th year in an average state school in Texas and I will be applying for DR/IR residency in 2018. I'm planning on doing 2 aways and I was wondering if you guys had any experience in any programs? Any recommendations? Places should I avoid? Looking at UCSF, Stanford, UCSD...
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    Away rotations that guarantee interviews?

    Do you guys know of any programs that guarantee interviews to those who did away rotations there as long as those applicants don't have red flags?
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    Radiology Away Rotation Switching Elective

    Hey guys! I'm doing an away rotation in Radiology. The away will be after my home rotation. I was wondering if its a big deal if after my away rotation I ask to switch the elective to something else in the same department? Ex. lets say my away is for a IR but I really liked Peds rads. Can I...
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    General Advice + Away electives

    Hi everyone! I am a current MS3 applying to ophthalmology residency this year for the January 2018 match. My school's curriculum is sort of unique in the sense that we finish our core clerkships in February of our 3rd year and begin our 4th year electives in March 2017. So, I technically have a...
  22. eliteeli

    Away elective questions

    Hello all, Sorry for spamming the message board, but I don't know where else to turn (I did try too search through old threads with limited success). I would greatly appreciate advice on any (or all) of these questions. I have several questions about away electives: 1) My school is on a kind...