categorical

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    Neuro Prelim - PLEASE HELP!

    Hey guys, I'm a US-IMG applying this year and I really need help. Not much guidance from my school and a little pressed for time with apps this week - any advice asap would be very helpful! I had 3 main questions: 1. If I'm applying to Neuro and IM programs, is it bad to apply to prelim IM at...
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    Any moms who have done/doing a neurology residency? Was/is it doable?

    Hello friendly folks of SDN, This is my first ever question here so pardon my errors if any. I am a mom of a 2 year old, IMG with EAD, who did a Master's in Clinical Neurology by research at Oxford,UK hoping to apply for a Neurology match. As I outlined above, my question is to moms/parents as...
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    Other Should I say I have a position?

    I'm currently in a PGY-1 prelim, applying to PGY-2 categorical and prelim positions. At the moment I've been accepted into a prelim PGY-2 program but I'm still looking for that elusive categorical spot anywhere that would take me. My question is, in these postings that open up for...
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    Matched prelim surgery, wanted categorical.

    About me: U.S. allopathic MD4, step 1 209, step 2 214. Goal: categorical general surgery in California. Situation: I matched into a prelim general surgery spot, likely not in California. Question: When do I apply for PGY-2? Do I re-register for the match? Can I opt out of the match and apply...
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    Can you share your thoughts on these programs?

    The two options I have on my rank list at the moment are a categorical position at Brookdale hospital in Brooklyn and a preliminary position at case western reserve in Cleveland. I need any input I can get if any one has any experience with the surgery programs in either place? How does CW treat...
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    Primary care, categorical rankings

    I applied to many primary care and some categorical tracks with plans to practice outpatient medicine, possibly "specialize" in geriatrics. I just completed some more consult electives and realize that I may want to subspecialize after all in fields like nephrology or gi. I'm still 50-75% sure...