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    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...
  2. simplespring

    US IMGs vs Non-US IMGs - Which has a better chance of getting accepted into residency?

    Hello everyone! I am a final year IMG who has a dual citizenship (US and another foreign country) and am currently in the process of researching/planning for my residency application. However, I have been searching around for data regarding US citizen IMGs (Matching stats, guides, etc.) but...
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    Help with US clinical experience for an IMG

    Hey guys, hope everyone is well! I am an IMG who graduated from med school in 2017, and have been preparing for the USMLE because I am interested in practicing in the US. I am searching to gain clinical experience in America, to further raise my chances to get matched in to a residency program...
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    Child Neurology research for Neurology match

    Hey ya'll, I am currently an M1 at a lower tier MD school with aspirations of matching at a top 10 (or similar quality) neurology residency. I have been consistently scoring in the top ~10% of the class on my exams thus far. Getting to the gist of it, I have been doing research with a prominent...
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    Psychiatry Residency and Step Score

    Hi! I am interested in psychiatry residency and would like to match in California, where I am from. I am wondering, with my step score of 227 (a little above the average psych step score....I think average was 224 according the charting the outcomes), and someone being from an allopathic U.S...
  6. PickleRick19

    FM Matching Question

    Hey everyone, I'm a third year medical student who will be applying for residency in FM this coming fall. First, a bit of background: - 245 step 1 - Pass in family medicine core clerkship, barely missing HP (good comments on eval, pretty good shelf. I take full responsibility for the grade, but...
  7. DrLuca

    What would yo do? Youtube or Medicine?

    Hello everyone! I'm an IMG living in Europe. If possible, I will like some feedback from some of you in regards to my current situation. I graduated in 2013 and received my ECFMG certification in 2015. Step 1: 231, Step 2 CK: 230, and Step CS: Passed, all first attempt. Will take Step 3...
  8. Offroader

    What are the chances of entering residency after foundation programme for a non-EU medical student?

    Hello everybody, I'm currently a non-EU medical student aiming to do foundation programme in the UK and enter radiology residency but I don't know what would my chances be for that. I've heard it's not possible for non-EU junior doctors to enter radiology residency in the UK (after foundation...
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    Competitiveness for Academic General Surgery Heavy Hitters

    This is my first time posting in SDN, so please let me know if I'm breaking any rules. Question for all of the gen surg applicants here. Obviously as a third year medical student, it is too early for me to have be assessed accurately as an applicant. But I wanted to see what you guys thought...
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    Matching University of Colorado radiology with a 234 Step 1 score?

    Is it possible? How is the program in terms of competitiveness? What would you guys recommend to have a high chance of matching there?
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    What sort/how much research makes a competitive applicant?

    I just finished up my first year of med school and am very much interested in ortho. I am at a huge research institute, but had multiple issues with the ortho faculty in trying to do research with them this summer. I am working with a breast surgeon instead. I am also doing some derm research on...
  12. Frazier

    Official Match Lists 2017...

    Let's see them. In the meantime, coastal/region preferences are real: Congrats to all. University of Pittsburgh 2017 ANESTHESIOLOGY - 4 U Penn PHILADELPHIA PA U Penn PHILADELPHIA PA U Arizona COM at Tucson TUCSON AZ U Virginia CHARLOTTESVILLE VA CHILD NEUROLOGY - 1 Stony Brook Teach...
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    Non-citizen with an LCME-accredited degree - need help building CV

    Hi everyone, I'm currently in a Canadian MD program and looking for some insight into how I can build up my CV in order to be a competitive applicant for residency. As of now, I'm a year into my program. Seeing as I will graduate with an LCME-accredited degree, I won't be considered an IMG...
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    Neurosurgery: Chances of matching

    Hi all, Recently ran into some concern when reviewing the new Charting The Outcomes release. I am planning to apply for neurosurgery but I haven't got something which seems to be important: research. I was in an accelerated BS/MD program that left me very little time to do undergrad or...
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    The order of your Rank Order List

    I got into a discussion about this today. Does the order of your rank order list influence your probability of overall matching vs not matching. I'm talking about a list with all the same programs and therefore number of programs. Does the order you put your programs in affect your chances of...
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    Is doing MAVNI during medical school a good idea in a long term?

    Hi, I am a fourth year pre-med student currently applying to DO medical school this year. My GPA is not superb (3.65) but I did a lot of EC activities (more than 500 hours of clinical experience, > 100 hrs of shadowing, drug discovery lab research presentation at conference, disability study...
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    Army Is doing a MAVNI progarm during medical school a good idea in long term?

    I am a fourth year pre-med student currently applying to DO medical school this year. My GPA is not superb (3.65) but I did a lot of EC activities (more than 500 hours of clinical experience, > 100 hrs of shadowing, drug discovery lab research presentation at conference, disability study...
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    Reapplying in same field after matching?

    Hi all, need some outside perspectives on a situation. I just successfully couples matched with my husband, but despite going on a ton of great interviews, we ended up with our #14 pair. My husband is going into ortho, and we're so grateful that he matched into such a tough field, but are very...
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    I'm terrified I won't match (anesthesia 2016 match) - advice on ranking?

    Hi forum, It's just a few weeks from matching and stress is setting in hard. I'm at a mid-tier US Allopathic med school with below average step scores (210 step 1, 222 step 2) and mostly Bs on my transcript. I took an extra year in school because of a very legitimate health reason (not psych). I...
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    Neurosurgery residency chances as an IMG

    Hello, I am a current medical student, and have been interested in a variety of fields for residency later on. However, from what I've been reading on this forum, and by looking into statistics, it seems that neurosurgery is highly competitive and there are no chances that a spot may be given to...
  22. R

    Temporary Medical Assistant, Alternate Path to Cert

    I'm doing some research on behalf of my better half while on a boring night shift. She is a newly minted MD who will likely not match this year. (scores quite good and clinical exp, but few connections...) She desperately wants to do something medical until next year. Somewhat ridiculous but...
  23. R

    Other MD doing MA / Interim Match period

    I'm doing some research on behalf of my better half while on a boring night shift. She is a newly minted MD who will likely not match this year. (scores quite good and clinical exp, but few connections...) She desperately wants to do something medical until next year. Somewhat ridiculous but...
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    Do I have a chance to match in Gen Surgery? (IMG)

    Hi, I am an IMG. Recently I got my Step 1 score and I blew it. (I got low 240s). Is there any chance, any chance at all, for me to match to gen surgery residency in mid tier program? Do you have any advice for what should I do next?
  26. PatNanym

    Probability of matching with multiple specialties on Rank Order List?

    Hi. I just wanted to how ranking multiple specialties would affect my probability of matching. For example, if I have 7 IM programs, 3 Peds programs and 1 Psych program on my rank order list, will it decrease my chance of matching at any of these places as opposed to having 10 IM programs on my...
  27. PatNanym

    Variation in chance of matching based on Rank Order List?

    Hi. I am an IMG with average credentials. I was just wondering if my chance of matching would depend on the order in which I ranked programs. For example, if I rank great programs at the top and mediocre programs at the bottom, would it decrease my chance of matching (matching in general, not...
  28. K

    Chances of matching at Bay Area peds residency

    In the next week or so, my SO and I will be making a decision for him to move to the bay area for residency (not a medicine residency). I am an MS-3 trying to assess my chances at matching at a program in this area, as this is a huge factor in our decision. Specifically, I am looking at...