1. Steve_Zissou

    MD & DO Co’22 ERAS Panic Thread

    Well, now that the 4th years know where they’re going, it’s time for us neurotic 3rd years to start thinking about the process. Anyways, I’ve heard through the grapevine that they’re planning to do next season virtually as well. Has anyone else heard this/has something official to back it up?
  2. MyImGJourney

    IMG for Internal Medicine

    Greetings, I am a med student studying in Pakistan. So I really want to get an internal medicine specialty. I have good Step scores along with 2 research publications. Next year i will start applying for clinical electives in the US. Here’s my problem : I worry that by the time i apply for...
  3. D

    IMG need advice/experience in prelim application & SOAP success rate

    I'm a non-US IMG, potentially no visa needed, with good scores (step1 255~260, step2 265~270, CS first pass) applying for neurology&radiology this year. YOG 4 years, has a bunch of first author publication in decent journals. Got some great interview invitations from advanced residency programs...
  4. P

    Nuero or IM matching with red falgs (marijuana)?

    Hello all, I am currently a MS-2 (DO) who wants to apply to Internal Medicine or Neurology. My academic average is 90+ (while doing step 1/ COMLEX prep) and I should be able to get to a 240+ on Step One. My did a summer research elective that will give me 2 oral presentations; one local, one...
  5. D

    How Important Are Stats post-interview invite??

  6. F

    Wrong ERAS Dates

    So I just noticed that I made a date mistake on my ERAS application. I put the start date of my medical school a year later than I actually started.... my graduation date was correct though. Not sure what I should do now since I've already submitted the application and can't make any changes...
  7. optimist99

    How many LoRs to send - OBGYN application

    So I'm applying to OBGYN this cycle and can't decide how many LoRs I should send programs that say things like "a total of three (3) LoRs is required for final review" and "a complete application contains... three (3) LoRs including the dept chair letter." Does this mean I can't include a 4th...
  8. m1234res

    ERAS: Is it appropriate to include unpublished case reports under Research Experience

    Since they are not published or submitted, but completed case reports, can I include them under the research experience with a brief description since I cant include them under the publication section?
  9. MDScribe

    How do bullet points and line breaks/carriage returns entered on ERAS appear on the Program Director's WorkStation?

    I would love some specific guidance on how the information entered on ERAS appears to residency PD's. For example, how do bullet points and line breaks appear once the application is submitted? When I did a test and clicked View/Print MyERAS Application, the dummy text displayed very nicely. But...
  10. Torquer

    Interventional Cardiology Match - July 2022-2023 Thread

    This one's gonna be a doozy folks! With COVID and no in-person interviews, I wonder how things are going to play out. Maybe we can showcase our catheter twirling skills on Zoom! :D Starting this thread so that we can share information on Interview invites, Rejections and Pre-Filled programs...
  11. 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...
  12. Asclepius293

    Job Ideas for a MD with a year off before residency?

    Hey all, Had to take some time off for a family health crisis and am now graduating on a weird timeline. I'll basically finish my requirements a few months after my classmates and will be left with almost a year off while I apply to residency next cycle. Anyone know of any jobs I could get...
  13. R


  14. K

    Other How to Explain Leaving Previous Residency Program on my Fellowship Application

    Hey everyone I had a question regarding my upcoming pulmonary/critical care fellowship application on ERAS, which is beginning to open soon. Before I went through my current residency position (where I am currently a PGY-3 chief resident), I was briefly at a program for about 3 months before I...
  15. Y

    List of IM residencies by competitiveness

    Hi! I'm looking for a site or something where I can search all (or most) of the US residencies in internal medicine and rank them by least to most competitive. Is there such a thing? I don't want to waste time/money applying somewhere that my chances of being accepted are almost none.
  16. P

    How to disclose arrests on ERAS

    Hello, I have to disclose 2 prior arrests when it comes to my ERAS app (Both are marijuana possession charges). These happens 7-6 years from when I will apply to residency. Both charges were dismissed (so no conviction) ERAS asks: 1. Have you been convicted of a felony? 2. Have you been...
  17. uwplasticsurgery

    University of Washington "Get To Know Us!" Series

    Dear prospective interns and medical students! As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's application cycle for plastic surgery residency will be a little different than years before since we are unsure if we will likely be unable to offer Sub-Internships or in-person interviews later...
  18. P

    ERAS Expunged Arrest Disclosure

    Hello, I’m a 1st year DO student and I wanted advice on applying to residency considering my history. I have been arrest twice for possession of MJ. The first arrest was in 2015 (when I was 20) and the second arrest was in mid 2017 (when I was 21). I’m in the class of 2023. The first arrest...
  19. M

    M4 graduating off-cycle_views and opinions in regards to residency

    Dear All, Hope all is well! I am a current M4 who likely be applying to an internal medicine residency in this upcoming ERAS cycle (2020-2021) and am hoping to attend a Top 10 residency program. I am still considering radiology or urology but am likely leaning toward IM. My situation is...
  20. 1

    Are my chances shot for matching now because of COVID-19?

    I'm currently a DO third year wanting to apply for general surgery this September. I arranged my schedule to stupidly have my two general surgery rotations this April and May ( I decided to try for general surgery mid of third year). It looks like worse case scenario I will not get to do a...
  21. R

    Surgical Oncology Fellowship Match 2020/2021 Cycle

    The time is here. I have found various other threads from prior years a lovely source of info, so figured we could start it for this year.
  22. M

    Anybody else list experiences in ERAS under the wrong category?

    Hi everyone, I submitted my ERAS application this Sunday, and NOW I notice I put a good amount of experiences under the wrong category. I proofread my experiences multiple times on different days and thought I was careful. I don't know how I overlooked the category originally selected. Now I am...
  23. J

    How screwed am I for this disorderly conduct charge?

    M2 here, looking for some advice/input because SDN can be brutally honest and I think that’s what I need right now. In college, I received a citation for disorderly conduct (not a felony, not a misdemeanor) due to having a small amount of marijuana in my possession. It was a stupid thing that I...
  24. B

    Manuscript submitted to American Journal of Medicine.. how do I include in ERAS application?

    Hi everyone- I have two manuscripts that were submitted to American Journal of Medicine just a few days ago. With my ERAS applications going out tomorrow, I am wondering if this is something I can include somehow in my application or if I have to wait until it becomes confirmed for print and...
  25. C

    MD ERAS Personal statement- include location preference?

    Hi, there! I'm a medical student from NY applying to IM residency programs this cycle. My husband lives in CA and I was wondering if this is something I should include in my personal statement for CA programs. All of my other educational experience has been in NY and I don't have any other...
  26. D

    Baylor ESIR?

    Can anyone explain how the ESIR program at Baylor works? To my knowledge they are the only program on ERAS that has a separate ESIR program to apply to directly. An applicant can choose Diagnostic radiology or ESIR. Information online is minimal. Thanks so much.
  27. G

    Unpublished Case Report Under Research Experience ERAS?

    I have a case series/case report that has been submitted to a journal but is currently "under review." Would it be okay to include this under "research experience"? I have seen a lot of mixed thoughts if case reports actually qualify as research. I just want to include it somewhere because I...
  28. R

    Where to talk about a board failure on ERAS?

    After talking to a number of residents and program directors, I've gotten conflicting advice with almost an even split regarding where to address a board failure on ERAS. Half say to mention it in the personal statement, and half say the personal statement should only be positive and to address...
  29. T

    Unofficial WAMC Thread Psychiatry Residency 2020

    Posted on the old thread a while ago and didn't see a new thread, but I am looking for advice on how many programs to apply to, and what type of programs I would be considered at. I am happy to do residency anywhere, but if I could be in Cal, AZ, or Texas that would be best (I know California is...
  30. katiegrace09390

    PICU Fellowship 2020

    Hey all! Hoping to have a place where people post when they start hearing from programs! I feel like since submitting I have been staring at my phone expecting emails. Good luck!
  31. katiegrace09390

    PICU 2020 Fellowship

    Hey all! Hoping to have a place where people post when they start hearing from programs! I feel like since submitting I have been staring at my phone expecting emails. Good luck!
  32. M

    Letter of Recommendation "power" question

    Hey guys, I'm an IMG applying for the 2020 Match. I have very little USCE. As a graduate (2018) they're mostly observerships and externships (< 12 weeks) In terms of a LoR... I have a few LoR from doctors who have/are: 1 - Graduated from home country but did residency and fellowship in the US...
  33. F

    LOR for Applying IM

    Hey everyone! I'm getting ready to apply for IM this year and am confused about letters of recommendation. I have 1 from an outpatient endocrine attending, 2 from my core IM rotation attendings, and 1 from my advisor/FM attending who worked with me inpatient (so all 3rd year letters). I have...
  34. D

    My letters vanished? ERAS LORP

    I was originally in class of 2019, however, was put in class of 2020. Recently, the ERAS LORP was undergoing "maintenance", after it came back online. MYERAS is asking me for a token and the ERAS LORP doesn't show any of my letter writers. I have worked hard to gather my letters and one of my...
  35. M

    Child neurology and pediatrics ERAS/residency application question(s)

    Hi everyone, I'm an IMG interested in applying for child neurology (which I hear is not very IMG friendly, generally, but I'm gonna try to press my luck because I love the field). There are all so little programs that I can apply to in the specialty and I plan on applying to pediatric programs...
  36. M

    Child Neurology and Pediatrics ERAS application question

    sorry, wrong forum!
  37. D

    Personal Statement Editor

    Hello everyone! I am hoping to make your personal statement writing journey a tad less stressful. I understand what medical school and residency admissions committees want to see in an applicant's essay. Let me help you with grammar corrections, diction, and overall make you and your personal...
  38. J

    Residency App with Prior (x2) arrests

    Hello, I recently have gotten admitted to medical school (Both MD and DO) Class of 2023. I wanted to know how two prior arrest for possession of Marijuana will affect my application. Dates and results as follows October 2015- Possesion of Cannabis- Dismissed (Expunged) April 2017- Possesion...
  39. S

    How to write letters of interest?

    Title says it all. I tried looking online, searching through forums. Does anyone give some tips on contents for letters of interests to programs that I want to interview at but haven't received the invite?
  40. W

    Do I have to authorize release of USMLE score?

    Hey guys! So I took step 1 and didn't do so hot; I passed but not by a lot. I'm currently applying to residencies and ERAS has the option to authorize release of USMLE scores. I'm applying to ACGME programs but I wasn't going to send my scores to any places because I think they'll hurt me...