Agree with @cabinbuilder -- A program can hide the disgruntled residents/limit their interactions with interviewees if they're only there for the pregame show the night before and then the interview day -- not too hard -- put them on inpatient service, call them in and order them not to talk to them, have an attending with them whenever they're around the interviewees, etc. --- hard to do that for a month --- the dirt will come out, maybe not all of it, but some of it will come out. Oh, and don't trust anyone you don't know really well -- by that I mean I made the mistake of trusting upperclassmen from my school and a faculty member from my school regarding the program I went to --- got freakin' lied to which makes me leery of trusting anyone from the TCOM class of 2008 or TCOM in general -- be sure you know your sources and I mean really know them before you take their word for anything -- this is YOUR career and well being that's on the line. Oh, and don't take future promises for anything -- "We're incorporating some changes to make the program more D.O. friendly -- When? -- Oh, should be in the next quarter's budget" --- Call BS on that one -- unless the budget is in their hand and the changes are happening now, it's not worth the breath they used to say it. You get the idea.Always best to rotate for a month where you think you want to go. Only then will you get a real feel of the program.