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Away Elective during Internship?

Discussion in 'General Residency Issues' started by EasyRider, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. EasyRider

    EasyRider I FEEL A NEED 4 SPEED 10+ Year Member

    Jul 23, 2005
    The program that I have been matched to is offering a one month away elective at any place in the U.S. Is there a website that provides information on which programs accepts an "away" intern for one month?

    Has anyone else done an away elective during residency? Any help would be deeply appreciated.
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  3. estem


    Jan 7, 2007
    is it worth the hassle? are there any states that are welcoming? any places to stay away from?
  4. Rogue_Leader

    Rogue_Leader Silent Sentinel 5+ Year Member

    Jul 15, 2004
    Why do you want to do an away rotation? It's one thing if there's a specific thing you want to do that's only offered at a specific location (Like an infectious disease clinic on the Mexican border), but I don't think there's any benefit to doing an some random away elective just for the hell of it.
  5. roja

    roja 7+ Year Member

    Oct 20, 2003
    NYC--->San Francisco
    There are plenty of reasons to do away rotations.

    I did one in Miami. Figure out what 'subject' in your field you want to do one in. Also, talk to the residents in your program.

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