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AF OMS externships - hands on or observation only?

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Can anybody comment on oral surgery externships at AF bases (Lackland, Travis), as far as extern responsibilities?

I am especially wondering if an OMS externship at Lackland or Travis is mainly hands on or hands off? Can externs take/shadow call as well?

Thanks for any input related to Air Force externships!
 

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You can really only observe. Maybe hold some sticks and scrub in, but that's about it. In San Antonio would be at SAMMC. May go to Lackland to interview, but that's it. You should anticipate being glued to the intern, night or day. Most just sleep in the call room during their stay.
 
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